Jersey Shore\’s Frederic Ampleman scored 25 seconds into overtime to beat Lockport, 5-4 (OT).
Jersey Shore overcame a two-goal deficit to capture the victory. Jersey Shore fell behind 4-2 after a goal by Lockport\’s Dylan Jenkins at 11:50 in the third period. Jersey Shore tied things up at 4-4 on a goal by Freddie Schaljo at 12:00 in the third period.
Ampleman was all over the ice for Jersey Shore, as he had two goals in the win.
Jersey Shore put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Lockport to score on any of its five power plays. Jersey Shore was held below its usual level of production. Jersey Shore puts an average of 8.4 pucks into the net per game. Lockport was unable to stop Jersey Shore from sending pucks towards the net, and Jersey Shore eventually piled up 65 shots on goal. Jersey Shore\’s penalty killing units received substantial work throughout the game as Jersey Shore finished with 24 penalty minutes.
Jersey Shore additionally got points from Schaljo, who also racked up one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Jersey Shore also had goals scored by Christian Cooley and Bogdan Khvatov, who each put in one. More assists for Jersey Shore came via Ben Wingbermuehle, Jared Karas, Travis Valvo, Marcus McCall, and Craig Berry, who each chipped in one.
Lockport\’s penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on eight Jersey Shore power plays. Lockport\’s offense rang up 33 shots on Jersey Shore\’s net. Lockport was forced to rely heavily on their penalty kill unit throughout the game, as it racked up 30 penalty minutes.
Others who scored for Lockport included Frank II Vecchio and Christopher Gasiewicz, who scored one goal each. In addition, Lockport received assists from Ryan Logar, who had two and Justin Durkee, Sam Rydzewski, and Mark Friol, who contributed one each.
Breadan Colgan rejected 29 shots on goal for Jersey Shore. Sal Stalteri made 60 saves for Lockport on 65 shots.