Ryan Logar gave Lockport a 6-5 (OT) victory over New York when he scored 3:15 into the extra period.
Lockport overcame a three-goal deficit to capture the victory. Lockport trailed 4-1 after a power play goal by New York\’s Corey Rees at 8:59 in the second period. Lockport tied things up at 5-5 on a goal by Brendan McFall at 18:40 in the third period.
Lockport\’s offense rang up 36 shots on New York\’s net. Team could not crack New York\’s penalty kill and was held to one power play goal while having nine opportunities to play with the man advantage. Lockport struggled to stay out of the sin bin throughout the game as it finished the game with 28 penalty minutes for six opposing power plays.
Lockport additionally got points from McFall, who also racked up one goal and one assist and Christopher Gasiewicz, who also had two goals and three assists to lead the team in points. More assists for Lockport came via Mark Friol, who had four and Gibson Stuart, Devin Kasperek, and Dylan Jenkins, who each chipped in one.
New York forced Lockport\’s goaltenders to work in net, racking up 45 shots and forcing 40 saves. Sal Stalteri made three stops and Tim Schiess made 37. New York\’s defensemen played an important role in the offense, chipping in two goals. New York\’s penalty killing units received substantial work throughout the game as New York finished with 44 penalty minutes.
New York was helped by Robert Kalata, who tallied two goals. Kalata scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 11:30 into the first period to make the score 3-1 New York. New York earned a power play opportunity when Anthony Tomassi was put in the box for holding. Rees assisted on the tally. Kalata\’s next tally on the power play made the score 5-4 New York with 11:27 left in the third period. Daniel Backstrom picked up the assist. New York also got points from Rees, who also registered one goal and one assist and Phillip Garcia, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Eric Hewitt also scored for New York. Other players who recorded assists for New York were Ricky Regala, who had three and Jimmy Warrick and Augie Onorato, who contributed two each.
Stephen Mundinger rejected 30 shots on goal for New York.