Jersey Shore had a five-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 7-2 win over Lockport.
Jersey Shore was led by Kevin Gruber, who registered one goal. Gruber scored 18:54 into the first period to make the score 2-0 Jersey Shore. Justin Apgar picked up the assist.
Jersey Shore’s penalty box was a popular destination as the team totaled five minors and two majors for 50 minutes in penalty time. The total exceeded the 21.0 minutes per game Jersey Shore had been spending in the box.
Others who scored for Jersey Shore included Ilya Spektor, who had two and Alexandre Racicot, Arthur Raevsky, Travis Valvo, and Adam Skutchan, who scored one goal each. In addition, Jersey Shore received assists from Frederic Ampleman, who had two and Marc Schlaeger, Konstantin Mamedov, Vaclav Liprt, and Austin Crane, who contributed one each.
Lockport was often in penalty trouble, totaling nine minors and two majors for 68 minutes in penalty time. Lockport surpassed its season average of 24.0 penalty minutes per game. Lockport could not produce up to its normal offensive output. Lockport averages 4.7 goals per game. Lockport kept Jersey Shore’s goalie busy throughout the game, and Schlaeger made 48 saves on 50 shots.
Lockport was led by Ryan Logar, who finished with one goal and one assist. Logar scored 14:56 into the third period to make the score 7-2 Jersey Shore. Daniel Golba assisted on the tally. Anthony Merante also scored for Lockport. More assists for Lockport came via Mark Friol and Austin Kasperek, who each chipped in one.
Jersey Shore registered one goal on six power play opportunities. Giancarlo Muglia rejected 21 shots on goal for Lockport. Lockport registered zero goals on two power play opportunities.