Dylan Vrees netted a hat trick to lead Lewiston/Auburn over Northeast, 8-1.
Vrees\’ first goal came 17:48 into the first period. He then added goals at 2:22 into the second and at 4:56 into the third.
Lewiston/Auburn forced Northeast\’s netminders to work between the pipes, ripping 50 shots and forcing 42 saves. Steven Murphy made 33 stops and Leo Lake made nine. Lewiston/Auburn put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Northeast to score on any of its five power plays. Lewiston/Auburn\’s goal total was higher than its season average. Lewiston/Auburn averages 4.8 goals per game. Team\’s forwards weren\’t the only contributers offensively, and the team\’s defensemen showcased their scoring touch with two goals.
Lewiston/Auburn additionally got points from Brady McNulty, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Lewiston/Auburn included Nick Hudson, David Fish, Thomas Kuntz, and Cam DuFault, who each put in one. More assists for Lewiston/Auburn came via Colby Siering, who had three and Walker Hamilton, Tyler Sheridan, Simon Corriveau, and Alexander Friend, who contributed one each.
Claes Endre rejected 24 shots on goal for Lewiston/Auburn. Lewiston/Auburn totaled 25 minutes in penalty time with five minors and one major and went 3-for-8 on the power play. For Lewiston/Auburn, Fish was ejected from the game. Northeast incurred 18 minutes in penalty time with nine minors.