New York\’s Daniel Backstrom scored 1:07 into overtime to beat Lockport, 5-4 (OT).
New York\’s penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on four Lockport power plays. New York\’s offense rang up 34 shots on Lockport\’s net.
New York additionally got points from Backstrom, who also tallied two goals and one assist and Warrick, who also registered two goals and one assist. In addition, New York received assists from Eric Hewitt, who had three.
Lockport forced New York goalie Stephen Mundinger to work between the pipes, taking 42 shots.
Lockport was helped by Christopher Gasiewicz, who had two goals and one assist. Gasiewicz scored the first of his two goals at 15:11 into the second period to make the score 3-2 New York. Erick Santiago picked up the assist. Gasiewicz\’s next tally made the score 3-3 with 2:24 left in the second period. Ryan Logar assisted on the tally. Lockport also got points from Logar, who also grabbed two goals and one assist. Other players who recorded assists for Lockport were Josh Evoy, Kurt Villani, Frank II Vecchio, and Devin Kasperek, who each chipped in one.
Stephen Mundinger made 38 saves for New York on 42 shots. New York totaled 21 minutes in penalty time with three minors and one major and had no power play opportunities. New York ran into serious disciplinary problems during the contest, and Sam Shaheen was ejected from the game. Sam Fitzpatrick recorded 29 saves for Lockport.