Northeast and Bozeman win on Wednesday
Northeast 4 @ New Jersey 1 - The Northeast Generals scored three goals in the 3rd period en route to a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Titans on Wednesday. Deacon More got the Generals on the board with 2:00 remaining in the first period. Northeast would double their lead at 2-0 at 2:05 into the third period as Jacob Kosinski and Ben Pizzimenti converted on a 2 on 1. With 8:20 left in the third, the Generals took a commanding three goal lead. As Northeast defenseman Austin Crisp picked up the loose puck in his own zone, he sent a bounce pass of the near side boards to Pizzimenti who entered the offensive zone all along and took a clapper that bounced off Ethan Kavanagh’s blocker and into the net for his first goal of the season. With 3:13 remaining in regulation, Brandon Avezov got the Titans on the board to make it 3-1. Nicklaus Obourn scored with nine seconds remaining in the game to close out the scoring for Northeast. Espen Reager stopped 13 of 14 shots in the win, while Titans netminder Ethan Kavanagh was outstanding between the pipes stopping 47 of 51 shots.
Helena 2 @ Bozeman 5 – The Bozeman Icedogs jumped out to a 3-0 lead with three goals in the 1st period and never looked back in a 5-2 home win over the Helena Bighorns on Wednesday. The win moved Bozeman into 2nd place in the Frontier Division, while the Bighorns remained winless on the season at 0-5. Hunter Maschke, Luke McKay, and Tanner Klockzo, all lit the lamp in the 1st period to put the Icedogs ahead 3-0. The Bighorns cut into the lead to make it 3-1 with a goal early in the 2nd period from Harlan Wojtsik. Bozeman pushed the lead back to three as Kaydn Fennell scored his 3rd goal of the season to make it 4-1 after two periods. Helena made it 4-2 with a goal early in the 3rd period from Luke Theisen, but Klockzo would add his second goal of the game late in the 3rd period to make it a 5-2 final. AJ Cohen made 35 saves in the win, while Anthony Adleman made 36 saves in the loss.