Moreschi’s big game bests Northeast in 5-1 East Coast win

East Coast\’s Matt Moreschi had a big offensive game, scoring one goal and contributing two assists in his team\’s 5-1 win over Northeast.

Moreschi got on the board by slotting home a goal 11:47 into the second period to make the score 2-1 East Coast. Tom Potter picked up the assist. Moreschi dished an assist on Max Campbell\’s goal that made the score 3-1 East Coast at 2:27 into the third period. He added another helper on Andrew Irving\’s goal that made the score 4-1 East Coast at 18:23 into the third period.

Northeast was stymied by East Coast\’s netminder Aidan Critchlow, who stopped 25 shots during the victory. Critchlow managed to improve on his goals against average, which stood at 4.33 prior to the game.

East Coast stifled Northeast\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. East Coast forced Northeast goalie Trevor Trudeau to work between the pipes, taking 41 shots. East Coast found the back of the net more times than it usually has this season. East Coast averages 2.5 goals per game. Team\’s forwards weren\’t the only contributers offensively, and the team\’s defensemen showcased their scoring touch with three goals.

East Coast additionally got points from Campbell, who also finished with one goal and one assist. East Coast also had goals scored by Kyler Harding and Rick Mulligan, who scored one goal each. In addition, East Coast received assists from Mark Morava, who had one.

Northeast did not reach the goal total it has come to expect this season. Northeast averages 3.2 goals per game.

Northeast was led by John Catania, who scored the team\’s only goal. Catania scored 5:14 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Northeast. Alex ODowd provided the assist.

East Coast incurred 20 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Northeast\’s Trudeau stopped 36 shots out of the 40 that he faced. Northeast incurred 20 minutes in penalty time with five minors.