Cape Cod had a four-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to an 8-2 win over Northeast.
Mike Jessman had a great game for Cape Cod, netting two goals. Jessman\’s tallies came at 19:32 into the first period to make the score 3-1 Cape Cod and 6:34 into the third to make the score 7-2 Cape Cod.
Cape Cod\’s penalty kill excelled, as Cape Cod gave up zero goals despite allowing seven power plays.
Cape Cod stifled Northeast\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Cape Cod forced Northeast goalie Trevor Trudeau to work between the pipes, taking 46 shots. Cape Cod could not stay out of the penalty box, as the team accrued 16 minutes in penalties during the game.
Cape Cod additionally got points from Steven Mathews, who also tallied one goal and one assist and Karl-Eric Demers, who also registered one goal and one assist. Cape Cod also got a goal from Chuck Costello as well. In addition, Cape Cod received assists from Dan Demarco, who had three, Aaron Deady, James Brosnan, and Eric Szeker, who contributed one each, and Zack Goodman, Dylan Legarie, and Cam Tobey, who each chipped in two.
Northeast\’s offense rang up 34 shots on Cape Cod\’s net.
Northeast was helped by John Quinn, who had one goal. Quinn scored 7:59 into the second period to make the score 4-2 Cape Cod. Tim Rheault picked up the assist. Paul MacDonald also scored for Northeast. More assists for Northeast came via Alex ODowd, Ruslan Cernych, and Zachary Needham, who contributed one each.
Anton Zemba recorded 32 saves for Cape Cod. Cape Cod registered one goal on four power play opportunities. Trevor Trudeau made 38 saves for Northeast on 46 shots. Northeast incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors.