Nor’Easters rematch with the Northmen. In the back end of the home and series, the Nor’Easters (1-2) once again took on the Northmen (3-0) at the Simoni Skating Arena. Kyle Baker accounted for 70% of the Northmen offense in the 10-6 victory that keeps the Northmen undefeated.
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A rough and tumble penalty-filled game with a combined 20 penalties whistled resulted in the Northmen Dylan Kenney racking up 18 minutes. Thus is including a Misconduct coupled with a game misconduct. The Nor’Easters went 3 for 12 with the Northmen 2 of 7 on the advantages.
The Northmen jumped to a 5-0 lead jump-started by markers from George Gilbert (1g) on the man up, Star of the Game, Kyle Baker (6g,1a), Brandon Dube (1g,1a), Tom Lavasseur (1g) and a second from Baker. Mike Lynch (1g) ended the flurry with a power-play goal that closed the curtain on the 5-1 Northmen lead. Baker converted a KR Jurgevich set up then scored unassisted eight minutes into the period and pushed it to 7-1.
Tyler Colvan (2g) added the second advantage goal for the Nor’Easters but Baker added his own advantage goal to close the second with an 8-2 Northmen lead. Jimmy Cunningham (1g) short-handed, followed by Luke Jaber (1g) potted a man-up goal to get a comeback started, 8-4, and with 11:05 to play, you had to wonder, could they come all the way back?
The answer was supplied by Baker and Jurgevich (1g,2a). Jurgevich converted a sweet Baker feed to put it to a six-goal lead at 10-4.
Jake Harrington (1g) and the second from Colvan closed the scoring, 10-6. Baker finished the weekend with nine points off eight goals. Brandon Dube added six points with four goals. Shots favored the Nor’Easters, 48-45 with Teddy Strzinski turning aside 35 Northmen chances. Brian Duncan stood tall with 42 saves for the Northmen. Nor’Easters rematch with the Northmen.