Maine completes mid-week sweep with win on Tuesday
Maine 3 @ Maryland 2 – Thanks to another solid goaltending performance, this time by Tyriq Outen, the Maine Nordiques completed a mid-week sweep over the Black Bears thanks to a 3-2 win on Tuesday. Maine jumped out to an early 2-0 lead thanks to 1st period goals from Makem Demers and Isaiah Fox. The Black Bears responded with their first goal of the game in the 2nd period with a short-handed tally from Luke Mountain. In the 3rd period, the Nordiques regained their two-goal lead and defenseman James Philpott scored his 5th goal of the season to make it 3-1. Jude Kurtas would add the other Maryland goal late in the period. Outen ended up making 36 saves in the win, while Michael Morelli made 33 saves in the loss.
Northeast 2 @ Danbury 5 – Thanks to two goals and an assist from Jake Hewitt, the Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks salvaged a split of their mid-week series against the Generals thanks to a 5-2 win on Tuesday. Danbury opened up a 2-0 lead through two periods as Alex Krause scored in the 1st period to make it 1-0, and then Hewitt scored his first goal in the 2nd period to make it 2-0. In an active 3rd period, Danbury would add three more goals, including the second of the game from Hewitt and others from Adam Shuchart and Alex Duncan. Alexander Tertyshny and Matthew Boczar scored in the Generals loss. Danbury goalie Josh Seeley made 28 saves in the win, while Hugo Haas made 31 saves in the loss.