Drew Sommerhof had two goals to lead Maine to a 5-2 victory over East Coast.
Sommerhof scored at 13:09 into the first period to make the score 3-0 Maine and again while 18:48 into the second to make the score 5-0 Maine.
Maine\’s penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on three East Coast power plays. Maine kept East Coast\’s goalie busy throughout the game, and Travis Spangle made 43 saves on 48 shots.
Maine also had goals scored by Noel Fischer, Ben Henderson, and Corey Wright, who scored one goal each. More assists for Maine came via Zach Gagne, Ignat Molchanov, Matt Henderson, and Jake Dickson, who contributed one each.
East Coast excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in three chances.
East Coast was led by Matt Bauchman, who registered two goals. Bauchman scored the first of his two goals at 1:56 into the third period to make the score 5-1 Maine. Robert Gravallese picked up the assist. Bauchman\’s next tally made the score 5-2 Maine with 13:48 left in the third period. Other players who recorded assists for East Coast were Michael Bellmore, who had one.
Justin Broy made three saves before being replaced by Jon Fields, who took the win and made 22 saves. Maine incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. East Coast incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors.