ODowd’s big game bests Maine in 5-2 Northeast win

Alex ODowd had two goals and one assist to lead Northeast to a 5-2 victory over Maine.

ODowd scored at 19:18 into the second period to make the score 3-2 Northeast and again while 13:34 into the third to make the score 4-2 Northeast.

Northeast\’s offense rang up 48 shots on Maine\’s net. Northeast bested its season scoring average. This season, Northeast averages 2.7 goals per contest. Northeast\’s defensemen played an important role in the offense, chipping in two goals.

Northeast additionally got points from Adam Carvalho, who also tallied one goal and one assist and Derric Trudeau, who also racked up one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Northeast also got a goal from Tim Rheault as well. In addition, Northeast received assists from Zachary Smith, who had two and Brendan Collins and Zachary Needham, who each chipped in one.

Maine managed to stay out of the box better than usual, racking up one minor for two minutes in penalty time. Maine ended up below its season average of 16.0 penalty minutes per game. Northeast was unable to stop Maine from sending pucks towards the net, and Maine eventually piled up 42 shots on goal.

Maine was helped by Greg Terlov, who registered one goal and one assist. Terlov scored 16:23 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Northeast. Noel Fischer picked up the assist. Maine also got points from Fischer, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Other players who recorded assists for Maine were Jordy Knoren, who had two.

Northeast\’s Trevor Trudeau stopped 40 shots out of the 42 that he faced. Northeast incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors. Brandon Daigle rejected 43 shots on goal for Maine. Maine registered one goal on four power play opportunities.