Nor’Easters Rematch with the Northmen

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.

To the Action

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 Climax

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.

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Kevin Neibauer
Kevin Neibauer

Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.

Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.

A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.

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