The Generals defeat the Wild 7-5

Lucas Souza came up big, stopping 29 of 34 shots throughout the game. The Northeast Generals took the lead early in the third on a goal from Fedor Lopaev.

Marc Faia chipped in with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Austin Braley contributed with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist). Nick Panfen did his part, adding 2 goals and Tyler Webb had a busy night with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).

During the first, Shea opened the scoring for the Generals with a goal at 9:08 with a helper from his teammate Toal. Webb answered for Maine with a goal at 15:56 with a helper from defenseman Brown. Toal quickly followed with a goal at 17:55 with assists from Figueroa and Hammel.

In the second period, O’dowd netted a goal at 7:38 with an assist from Lopaev. Braley scored a goal at 11:22 with helpers from Hammel and Faia. Decarolis answered for the Wild with a goal at 13:42 with helpers from Webb and Murphy. Faia answered for Northeast with a goal at 18:53 with assists from his linemates, Braley and Rudek.

During the third period, Lopaev deposited what turned out to be the game winning goal at 4:34 with assists from Hammel and Rudek. Mehall answered for Maine with a goal at 6:48 with a helper from his linemate Bannon. Panfen scored a goal at 11:23 with helpers from Roberts and Haynes. Panfen put in a goal at 13:45 with assists from Ledbetter and Roberts. Marcola answered for the Generals with a goal at 16:53 with helpers from his linemates, Rudek and Lopaev.

Northeast’s victory was in no doubt helped out by Souza’s big night as he stopped 29 of the 34 shots he faced. Souza’s counterpart, Jenkins, also had a big night, managing to stop 30 of 35, but ultimately fell short.

This win brings the Northeast Generals’ record to (23-10-2-0).