Roc City Royals outlasts Maine Wild, 3-2

The game between Roc City Royals and Maine Wild was tight through all 60 minutes, but in the end Roc City Royals emerged with a 3-2 win.

Roc City Royals gained the winning advantage on a goal by John Melcher 5:45 into the second period and hung on until final buzzer.

Roc City Royals was led by Tyler Kessler, who tallied one goal and one assist. Kessler scored 10:08 into the second period to make the score 3-1 Roc City Royals. Wesley Austin assisted on the tally.

Roc City Royals stifled Maine Wild\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Roc City Royals kept Maine Wild\’s goalie busy throughout the game, and Jon Fields made 41 saves on 44 shots.

Roc City Royals additionally got points from Anthony DePetres, who also finished with one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Other players who recorded assists for Roc City Royals were Connor Guay and James Lockamyeir, who each chipped in one.

Maine Wild excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in four chances.

Maine Wild was helped by Matt Henderson, who racked up one goal. Henderson scored 1:40 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Noel Fischer picked up the assist. Maine Wild also got a goal from Chad Saulnier as well. In addition, Maine Wild received assists from Spence Cowand and Joe Anders, who contributed one each.

Justin Nevinger made 19 saves for Roc City Royals on 21 shots. Roc City Royals incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Maine Wild incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors.