Jake Latham netted a hat trick to lead New England over Maine, 6-3.
Latham\’s first goal came 4:43 into the first period. He then added goals at 16:49 into the second and at 18:27 into the third.
Maine was unable to stop New England from sending pucks towards the net, and New England eventually piled up 39 shots on goal. New England got an offensive boost from its blueliners, who contributed two goals during the game.
New England additionally got points from Ian McNamara, who also registered one goal and one assist. Others who scored for New England included Nolan Arbuckle and Tim Paige, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for New England were Arya Saliany, John Krapian, Ryan Gauvin, and Brandon Hamner, who each chipped in one and Mitchell Fehd and Steve Crocker, who contributed two each.
Maine was helped by Matt Jerome, who had one goal. Jerome scored 19:20 into the third period to make the score 5-3 New England. Maine also got points from Noel Fischer, who also registered one goal and one assist. Maine also got a goal from Zach Gagne as well. In addition, Maine received assists from Collin Fader, who had one and Shayne Plummer, who had two.
New England\’s Robbie Campbell stopped 13 shots out of the 16 that he faced. New England totaled 15 minutes in penalty time with five minors and one major and went 1-for-3 on the power play. Robson Stewart rejected 33 shots on goal for Maine. Maine totaled 13 minutes in penalty time with four minors and one major and went 1-for-4 on the power play.