Jr. Hat Tricks and Brahmas win on Monday
Long Beach 2 @ Danbury 3 (OT) – The Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks clinched a spot in the Fraser Cup Playoffs thanks to their 3-2 overtime win on Monday over Long Beach. Jacob Deitsch had the overtime-winning goal a minute into the extra frame and Brennan Churchill made 39 saves in the win. The two teams traded goals in the 1st period as Antonio Felidi scored for Danbury and Viktor Solokhin answering for Long Beach. The Sharks took a 2-1 lead in the 3rd period thanks to a power play goal from Devin Carney. Nick Rogers would score later in the period to tie the game at 2-2. Ryo Murakami made 29 saves in the OT loss.
Mid Cities 0 @ TX Brahmas 11 – Luc Yorkinson and Benjamin Mondou each scored twice to lead the Brahmas to an 11-0 shutout of the Stars. The Brahmas scored three times in the 1st period, which included goals from Yorkinson, Mondou, and Tyler Moore. In the 2nd period, the Brahmas put the game away with five more goals, including the second of the game from both Yorkinson and Mondou, and others from Keegan McArthur, Michael Imala, and Aleksandr Gamzatov. In the 3rd period, the Brahmas added three more goals as Matt Coe, Matthew Wheeler, and Micah Maldonado all lit the lamp. Dolan Gilbert (16 saves) and Anthony Russo (6 saves) split the shutout, while Quillon Bowman made 68 saves in the loss.