Behind a great game by Ryan Gauvin, who had two goals and two assists, New England defeated Northeast, 6-2.
Gauvin\’s tallies came at 1:25 into the first period to make the score 1-0 New England and 10:36 into the third to make the score 6-2 New England.
New England put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Northeast to score on any of its four power plays. New England forced Northeast goalie Trevor Trudeau to work between the pipes, taking 43 shots. New England outdid its season average for goals scored. New England averages 3.6 goals per game.
New England also got points from Jake Latham, who also had three goals and one assist. New England also got a goal from Brendan Miller as well. More assists for New England came via Hunter McTague, Tim Paige, Arya Saliany, and Ian McNamara, who each chipped in one and Brian Glover and Steve Crocker, who contributed two each.
Northeast forced its penalty killing units to work especially hard during the game, picking up nine minors and one major for 33 minutes in penalty time. Northeast surpassed its season average of 19.0 penalty minutes per game.
Northeast was led by Travis Hyde, who racked up one goal. Hyde scored 1:43 into the third period to make the score 4-2 New England. Kyle Hoxie assisted on the tally. Kevin Perry also scored for Northeast. In addition, Northeast received assists from Zachary Smith and Tim Rheault, who each chipped in one.
Robbie Campbell recorded 20 saves for New England. New England incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with seven minors. Northeast\’s Trudeau stopped 37 shots out of the 43 that he faced. For Northeast, John Quinn was ejected from the game.