Lockport had a three-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 4-0 win over Cape Cod.
Lockport got the win on the strength of a great game by Nicholas Siracuse, who had one goal and two assists. Siracuse scored 8:28 into the first period to make the score 2-0 Lockport. Frank II Vecchio picked up the assist.
Lockport put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Cape Cod to score on any of its three power plays. Lockport kept Cape Cod\’s goalie busy throughout the game, and Patrick Spaulding made 35 saves on 39 shots.
Lockport additionally got points from Vecchio, who also had one goal and one assist. Lockport also had goals scored by Gibson Stuart and Daniel Golba, who scored one goal each. In addition, Lockport received assists from Anthony Merante, who had two.
Cape Cod\’s penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on five Lockport power plays. Cape Cod\’s offense operated below its season average. Cape Cod puts an average of 3.1 pucks into the net per game. Cape Cod did not challenge the opposing netminder, only getting 11 shots on net to force 11 saves.
Tyler Shotwell rejected 11 shots on goal for Lockport. Lockport ended with 19 minutes in penalty time with two minors and one major. For Lockport, Alex Bottenfield was ejected from the game. Cape Cod ended with 23 minutes in penalty time with four minors and one major. Cape Cod ran into serious disciplinary problems during the contest, and Colton Hart was ejected from the game.