Jared Karas had two goals and two assists to lead Jersey Shore to a 10-2 victory over Lockport.
Karas scored on the power play at 13:14 into the first period to make the score 3-1 Jersey Shore and again while on the power play 7:09 into the third to make the score 9-2 Jersey Shore.
Lockport\’s 17 penalties came back to haunt it, as Lockport let up four goals while on the penalty kill.
Referees had their hands full with a major incident at 13:52 into the third period. Seven fighting penalties were dished out along with two game misconducts.
Jersey Shore racked up the penalties in the contest, and ended with seven minors and two majors for 54 minutes in penalty time. Jersey Shore surpassed its season average of 25.0 penalty minutes per game. Jersey Shore\’s penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on five Lockport power plays. Lockport was unable to stop Jersey Shore from sending pucks towards the net, and Jersey Shore eventually piled up 69 shots on goal. Jersey Shore outdid its season average for goals scored. This season, Jersey Shore averages 7.0 goals per contest.
Jersey Shore also got points from Christian Cooley, who also racked up two goals and two assists, Frederic Ampleman, who also tallied two goals and two assists to lead the team in points, Freddie Schaljo, who also registered one goal and two assists, Tyler Goclan, who also had one goal and one assist, and Dylan Plsek, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Jersey Shore also got a goal from John Rubin as well. In addition, Jersey Shore received assists from Marcus McCall, who had two, Alexander Tan, who had three, and Michael Fary, Craig Berry, and Bogdan Khvatov, who each chipped in one.
Lockport was often in penalty trouble, totaling 15 minors and two majors for 120 minutes in penalty time. The total exceeded the 34.0 minutes per game Lockport had been spending in the box. Lockport\’s offense operated below its season average. Lockport puts an average of 4.2 pucks into the net per game.
Lockport was helped by Fankie Bodami, who racked up one goal. Bodami scored 4:45 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Lockport. Mark Friol picked up the assist. Erick Santiago also scored for Lockport. Other players who recorded assists for Lockport were Nicholas Wilcox, who had one.
Bobby Dovenero recorded 28 saves for Jersey Shore. Lockport\’s Tim Schiess stopped 59 shots out of the 69 that he faced. For Lockport, Anthony Tomassi, Gibson Stuart, Sam Rydzewski, and Friol were ejected from the contest.