Sunday Wrap-Up: Jr. Blues pick up sweep of Milwaukee
December 3, 2018
St. Louis Jr. Blues forward Joe Papa had the game-winning goal on Sunday in a 3-2 win.
Milwaukee 2 @ St. Louis 3 – Jr. Blues goalie Mikael Foucher made 29 saves to lead the Jr. Blues to a 3-2 win and weekend sweep of the visiting Power. After a scoreless 1st period, Milwaukee took a 1-0 lead in the 2nd period on a goal from Ethan Dabbs. St. Louis then scored three straight goals from Matthew Monreal, Jake Faulkner, and Joe Papa to take a 3-1 lead. Chuck Bay would score late for Milwaukee, but it would not be enough. Aaron Dickstein made 26 saves in the loss.
Northeast 4 @ Maine 0 – The Northeast Generals got right back to winning as they got 11 saves from John Driscoll in a 4-0 shutout of the Maine Wild. The Generals took a 1-0 lead with a 2nd period goal from Tyler Rudek. They then broke the game open in the 3rd period as they scored three more goals, which came from Koyle Bankauskas, Marc Faia, and Tami Merilainen. Maine Wild goalie Andrew Ghimpeteanu played very well in the loss, making 61 saves.
Long Beach 1 @ New England 10 – Hunter Norris, Connor Barter, and Zach Burnham each scored twice as the Stars buried the Sharks with a 10-1 win. The Stars got goals in the 1st period from Zach Cormier and Michael Lempiainen. Barter scored twice in the 2nd period and Norris also added his first goal. The Stars then scored five more goals in the 3rd period, including another from Norris, two from Burnham and others from Henry Beguelin and Eric Steeves. The lone Sharks goal came from Dixson Root. Cedric Joubert made 13 saves in the win, while Darren Nathan made 23 saves in the loss.
L/A Nordiques 10 @ Cape Cod 1 – The Nordiques won their 13th straight game and moved their record 25-1 overall with a 10-1 road win. Colby Audette, Josh Malone, Crewz Berry, and Sergei Anisimov each scored twice in the win and Hans Watson and Sam Frechette also added goals for the Nordiques. Hunter Raye made 13 saves in the win. Cole Therrien scored the lone goal for the Islanders and Kevin Prata made 21 saves in the loss.
Louisiana 7 @ Atlanta 4 – The Drillers picked up their second win in a three-game weekend in Atlanta thanks to two goals from Riley Sloane in a 7-4 win. The teams were tied 4-4 late in the 2nd period, when the Drillers scored the final three goals of the game to win. The Drillers got two goals from Sloane, including the game-winner, and others from Viacheslav Nilov, Drew Wotta, Tucker Alspaugh, Hayden Watzka, and Timmy Zittel. Capitals goals came from Brody Nielsen, Jake Pisarcik, Andrei Rusakov, and Brett Dougherty. Griffin Varricchio made 17 saves in the win, while Leo LaPata made 7 saves in the loss.
College Station 1 @ Texas 8 - The Brahmas solidified their position atop the South standings with a three-game sweep of the Spirit thanks to an 8-1 win on Sunday. It was the 7th straight win for Texas as Parker Mara scored twice in the win. Texas held a 2-1 lead after one period with goals from Mara and Michael Thomas Jr.. while Beau Rehonic scored his first goal of the season for the Spirit. It was all Brahmas after that as they got goals in the 2nd period from Tyler Blanchard, Kellen Ireland, and Ian Erdman and 3rd period goals from Jack Cooper, Kyle Welch and Mara. Dylan Twardy made 16 saves in the win, while Gio Podalinski made 38 saves in the loss.
Coulee Region 10 @ Wausau 2 – Brady Lindauer had 4 goals and an assist as the Chill posted a 10-2 win on Sunday. Matt Janke scored two goals for the Chill and Connor Losen, Gadel Khismatullin, Brock Zukowski, and Blake Holmes also added goals for the Chill in the win. Wausau got goals from Rollie Carlson and Cale Bowman in the loss. Luke Weberg made 18 saves in the win, while Alexandr Gilev took the loss with 34 saves.
Evansville 1 @ Peoria 11 – Jack Radley had a hat-trick and Zach Eddington had two goals as the Mustangs beat the Jr. Thunderbolts, 11-1 Peoria had a 4-0 lead after one period with goals from Radley, Nick Ulrich, Blake Finley, and Ian Acuna. Radley then completed his hat-trick in the 2nd period, while Eddington scored twice and Brandon Hay, Austin Keil, and Tristan Trudel also scored. Kody Kifer had the lone Evansville goal. Jaden Gardner picked up the win in goal, while Tyler Dorion took the loss.