Day 2 of NA3HL East Showcase features plenty of scoring
October 7, 2019
NE Stars 7 @ Danbury 2 - Michael Lempiainen and Henry Beguelin both had three points as the New England Stars cruised to a 7-2 win over the Danbury Colonials. Anthony Viola and Joe Gagnon both had a goal and an assist for the Stars while Corey Tumenas also found the back of the net. Matt Marini grabbed the win in goal as he made 18 saves. Brandon Cope and Misha Mshar provided the offense for Danbury and Alex Fernandes stopped 29 of 36.
Long Beach 0 @ TX RoadRunners 6 - The Texas RoadRunners grabbed their first win of the East Showcase as they blanked the Long Beach Sharks 6-0. Trevor Borlace scored a pair of goals and added an assist. Brenden Fehlig contributed a goal and two assists. Logan Bellar and Garrett Wilderman each chipped in a goal and an assist. Gabe Davis also lit the lamp for Texas. Cole Garver stopped all 29 shots thrown his way for his first junior shutout. Richard Prazan stopped 35 of 41 shots for the Sharks.
Atlanta 9 @ Maine 0 - It was all Atlanta from start to finish as the Capitals beat the Maine Wild 9-0. Jeese Keicher led all skaters with a hat trick and an assist. Andrei Rusakov scored twice and added a helper while Will Boyer notched a goal and an assist. Ryan Berke, Gunner Moore and Christopher Walker all found the back of the net in the win. Matthew Bolden picked up the shutout in between the pipes as he stopped all 23 shots. Olivier Marceau was remarkable in this one as he made 60 saves.
Elmira 2 @ L/A 3 (SO) - Sergei Anisimov’s goal in the shootout lifted the L/A Nordiques to a thrilling 3-2 win over the Elmira Jr. Soaring Eagles. Anisimov’s first goal gave the Nordiques an early lead and Bryce Leger’s sixth of the year gave them a 2-0 lead after the first. The Jr. Soaring Eagles stormed back in the third with a pair of goals just nine seconds apart. Jayvon Fogelgren got Elmira within one and Masaki Kawashima tied the game with 6:57 to play. All three Nordiques scored in the shootout while the Soaring Eagles received goals from Ian Skinner and Liam Murphy. Jason St. Pierre got the win in net for Lewiston/Auburn as he stopped 21 of 23 in regulation. Nick Konkel and Andrew Engel combined for 56 saves.
St. Louis 6 @ Northeast 2 - Jacob Wiethaupt and Seamus Campbell each tallied a pair of goals and assists as the St. Louis Jr. Blues knocked off the Northeast Generals 6-2. Mike Deeba chipped in with a goal and two assists while Joey Solimando scored a goal and had one assist. Brett Tome turned aside 31 of 33 shots. Koyle Bankauskas registered a goal and an assist while Eyan Helm also lit the lamp. John Driscoll and Justin Simmons teamed up for 36 saves.
NE Knights 3 @ Skylands 4 - James Clarke’s second goal of the game was the difference as the Skylands Kings won a back-and-forth affair with the New England Knights by a score of 4-3. Clarke’s first goal tied the game at two just 1:50 in the second period. Trevor Christopher’s goal at 7:21 gave the Kings the lead but New England’s Martin Dlugolinsky tied the game back up with 7:03 to play in the third. Dylan Dinzik had the other Skylands goal and Alex Allison stopped 31 of 34 shots to earn the victory in goal. Brendan Thomas-Heayden and Chase McVey scored for the Knights in the loss. Zach Roncarati made 24 stops for New England.