East Coast fell behind early, and Lockport kept piling on the points on the way to a 10-0 victory.
Lockport was often in penalty trouble, totaling eight minors and one major for 41 minutes in penalty time. The total exceeded the 20.0 minutes per game Lockport had been spending in the box. Lockport stifled East Coast\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Lockport kept East Coast\’s goalie busy throughout the game, and Aidan Critchlow made 79 saves on 89 shots. Lockport bested its season scoring average. Lockport averages 5.5 goals per game.
Lockport additionally got points from Dillon Hayes, who also grabbed three goals and one assist, Anthony Merante, who also had three goals and one assist to lead the team in points, Michael Crissy, who also registered one goal and one assist, and Nicholas Siracuse, who also tallied two goals and one assist. In addition, Lockport received assists from Jordan Pocobello, who had two, Cole Brooks, who had three, and Alex Bottenfield, Jacob Burford, Daniel Golba, Frank II Vecchio, Ryan Logar, and Austin Kasperek, who contributed one each.
East Coast forced its penalty killing units to work especially hard during the game, picking up nine minors and one major for 43 minutes in penalty time. East Coast surpassed its season average of 16.0 penalty minutes per game. East Coast did not challenge the opposing netminder, only getting 13 shots on net to force 13 saves.
Tyler Shotwell recorded 13 saves for Lockport. Lockport registered one goal on five power play opportunities. Lockport ran into serious disciplinary problems during the contest, and Pocobello was ejected from the game. East Coast registered zero goals on four power play opportunities. For East Coast, Michael Bellmore was ejected from the game.