Maine penalty kill dominates in 5-2 defeat of Cape Cod

Cape Cod failed to take advantage of its power play opportunities and Maine shook off a number of penalties to win, 5-2.

Maine was paced by Zach Gagne, who registered one goal and one assist. Gagne scored on the power play 11:15 into the second period to make the score 3-2 Maine. Maine had gained a power play chance when Chris Harris was whistled for high sticking. Noel Fischer provided the assist.

Maine\’s offense rang up 47 shots on Cape Cod\’s net.

Maine additionally got points from Drew Lupardo, who also finished with one goal and one assist and Matt Henderson, who also racked up one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Maine also had goals scored by Ignat Molchanov and Matt Jerome, who each put in one. In addition, Maine received assists from Ryder Parkhurst and Corey Wright, who contributed one each.

Maine was unable to stop Cape Cod from sending pucks towards the net, and Cape Cod eventually piled up 41 shots on goal.

Cape Cod was helped by Colton Hart, who tallied one goal. Hart scored 2:05 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Cape Cod. Isaac Bosse picked up the assist. JC Moritz also scored for Cape Cod. More assists for Cape Cod came via Alexander Klimovich, who had one.

Jon Fields recorded 39 saves for Maine. Maine incurred 16 minutes in penalty time with eight minors. Cape Cod\’s Patrick Spaulding stopped 42 shots out of the 47 that he faced. Cape Cod incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors.