Wilderness, Nordiques, Generals win on Sunday
Chippewa 2 @ MN Wilderness 3 (OT) – Wilderness defenseman Grant Docter scored twice, including the game-winning goal in overtime to lead his team to their third win in as many days against the Steel. The Wilderness jumped out to a 1-0 lead thanks to a goal early in the 1st period from Mikol Sartor. The Steel would respond with two straight goals to take a 2-1 lead, which included a shorthanded goal from Ian Famulak and Zach Maillette’s first NAHL goal. The Wilderness tied the game early in the 2nd period as Docter scored his first of the night. After a scoreless 3rd period, Docter potted the game-winner less than a minute into overtime, as he converted on a 2 on 1. Kaleb Johnson made 25 saves in the win, while Grant Boldt made 34 saves in the loss.
Maine 3 @ New Jersey 0 – Tyriq Outen stopped all 33 shots that came his way for his second shutout of the season and Stefan Owens had two goals and an assist as the Nordiques took home the rubber match of their three-game set in New Jersey thanks to a 3-0 shutout on Sunday. After a scoreless 1st period, the Nordiques got on the board in the 2nd period with the eventual game-winner from Makem Demers. Owens would then add back-to-back goals in the 3rd period to make it a 3-0 final. Titans goalie Louden Hogg made 35 saves in the loss.
Northeast 5 @ Johnstown 4 - The Generals defeated the Tomahawks 5-4 on Sunday afternoon, handing the Tomahawks their first regulation loss at home this season. The game got started with Jay Ahearn scoring a wraparound goal on the power play to break the ice for the Tomahawks. Shortly after Reed Stark scored his sixth goal of the season to make it 2-0 for the Tomahawks At the 17:28 mark, Jonathan Young scored only ten seconds into a power play to get on the board for the Generals, taking them into intermission only down by one. Will Margel continued his scoring ways to begin the 2nd period with his fourth goal of the weekend, scoring 1:07 into the period to extend the Tomahawks lead back to two. Six and a half minutes later, Margel scored again for his fifth goal of the weekend and to extend the lead to 4-1. Northeast’s Jonathan Young singlehandedly changed the pace of the game for the Generals, scoring two goals in 44 seconds to make it a one-goal game again just like that. With only 1:23 remaining in the period, Alex Tertyshny scored his fifth goal of the season which would tie the game for the Generals, erasing their three-goal deficit to send the game to the 3rd period knotted up at 4-4. It didn’t take the Generals long to take the lead in the 3rd period with Tertyshny scoring his second goal of the game. His goal would go on to be the game-winning goal Sunday afternoon to give the Generals the lead at 5-4. Generals goalie Hugo Haas made 26 saves in the win, while Sam Evola made 21 saves in the loss.