Matt Corey netted a hat trick to lead Roc City over Northeast, 8-1.
Corey got on the scoresheet 9:56 into the first period. He then added goals at 4:58 into the second and at 17:02 into the third.
Roc City scored early and often, and held a 4-0 advantage after the first 20 minutes of play.
Roc City\’s Ian Stahl was a brick wall in net, as he came up with 29 saves and let only one puck past him. Stahl certainly lowered his goals against average, which was 4.9 entering the contest.
Northeast was unable to stop Roc City from sending pucks towards the net, and Roc City eventually piled up 67 shots on goal. Roc City outdid its season average for goals scored. Roc City averages 4.5 goals per game.
Roc City additionally got points from Nicholas Cignarale, who also had one goal and one assist. Roc City also had goals scored by Jared Tam-Grimshaw, Robert Vasta, Anthony DePetres, and Justin Allen, who each put in one. More assists for Roc City came via Zach Bucholz, who had three, Brandon Corey and Cory Della Stua, who each chipped in one, and Cameron Clark, Bryan Moscicki, and Sam Cammilleri, who contributed two each.
Roc City incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Northeast\’s Steven Murphy stopped 59 shots out of the 67 that he faced. Northeast incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors.