New England used a sparkling performance by Dominic Lamanno to take down Northeast, as the netminder did not allow a goal in New England\’s 7-0 shutout victory.
Jake Latham had two goals to lead New England to victory. Latham\’s tallies came at 1:33 into the first period to make the score 1-0 New England and 17:11 into the second to make the score 5-0 New England.
New England\’s defense was surprisingly good. New England allows 2.5 goals per game. New England\’s offense rang up 48 shots on Northeast\’s net. New England bested its season scoring average. This season, New England averages 4.3 goals per contest. Team\’s forwards weren\’t the only contributers offensively, and the team\’s defensemen showcased their scoring touch with two goals.
New England also got points from Ryan Gauvin, who also registered one goal and one assist. New England also had goals scored by Kyle Weiss, Nick Johnson, Derek Lovejoy, and John Krapian, who each put in one. In addition, New England received assists from Hunter McTague, Brian Glover, Brendan Miller, Cam Webster, Jared Simmons, and Brandon Hamner, who contributed one each and Nolan Arbuckle, Tim Paige, and Ian McNamara, who each chipped in two.
Northeast could not produce up to its normal offensive output. Northeast puts an average of 2.6 pucks into the net per game.
Lamanno recorded 28 saves for New England. New England incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with two minors. Northeast\’s Leo Lake stopped 41 shots out of the 48 that he faced. Northeast totaled 33 minutes in penalty time with four minors and one major and went 0-for-1 on the power play. Northeast ran into serious disciplinary problems during the contest, and Marcus Shellhammer was ejected from the game.