Kevin Perry lifted Northeast to a 4-3 victory with a hat trick against Maine.
Perry\’s first goal came 15:50 into the second period. He then added goals at 7:51 into the third and at 19:50 into the third.
Northeast also got points from Adam Carvalho, who also registered one goal and one assist. In addition, Northeast received assists from Chris McHugh, Kyle Hoxie, Brendan Collins, Alex ODowd, Jared Butler, and Tommy Bellew, who contributed one each.
Maine excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in four chances. Maine kept Northeast\’s goalie busy throughout the game, and Trevor Trudeau made 29 saves on 32 shots.
Maine was led by Matt Jerome, who tallied one goal and two assists. Jerome scored 39 seconds into the third period to make the score 3-2 Maine. Noel Fischer provided the assist. Maine additionally got points from Jordy Knoren, who also had one goal and one assist. Maine also got a goal from Zach Gagne as well. More assists for Maine came via Greg Thomas, who had one.
Northeast incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Maine\’s Brandon Daigle stopped 24 shots out of the 28 that he faced. Maine incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors.