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Valvo lifts Jersey Shore over Lockport, 5-2

Travis Valvo had two goals to lead Jersey Shore to a 5-2 victory over Lockport.

Valvo\’s tallies came at 18:45 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Jersey Shore and 2:53 into the third to make the score 3-1 Jersey Shore.

Jersey Shore kept Lockport\’s goalie busy throughout the game, and Tyler Shotwell made 65 saves on 70 shots.

Jersey Shore also got points from Ilya Spektor, who also grabbed one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Others who scored for Jersey Shore included Konstantin Mamedov and Alexandre Racicot, who each put in one. In addition, Jersey Shore received assists from Antoine Gagne, Jiri Hajda, Alexander Tan, Frederic Ampleman, and Adam Skutchan, who contributed one each.

Lockport put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Jersey Shore to score on any of its four power plays. Lockport was held below its usual level of production. Lockport averages 5.5 goals per game. Lockport forced Jersey Shore goalie Tyger Howat to work between the pipes, taking 49 shots. Lockport was forced to rely heavily on their penalty kill unit throughout the game, as it racked up 26 penalty minutes.

Lockport was helped by Daniel Golba, who registered one goal. Golba scored 8:21 into the third period to make the score 3-2 Jersey Shore. Dillon Hayes assisted on the tally. Lockport additionally got points from Hayes, who also finished with one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Other players who recorded assists for Lockport were Christian Whitcomb and Jeff Avolio, who each chipped in one.

Howat rejected 47 shots on goal for Jersey Shore. Jersey Shore incurred 22 minutes in penalty time with six minors. Lockport registered one goal on five power play opportunities.

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