Maine downs East Coast, 6-1

Spence Cowand registered one point to lead Maine to a 6-1 victory over East Coast.

East Coast was unable to stop Maine from sending pucks towards the net, and Maine eventually piled up 36 shots on goal. Maine outdid its season average for goals scored. This season, Maine averages 3.2 goals per contest. Maine\’s defensemen played an important role in the offense, chipping in two goals.

Maine additionally got points from Ignat Molchanov, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Maine also had goals scored by Ben Henderson, who had two and Matt Jerome and Matt Henderson, who scored one goal each. More assists for Maine came via Drew Lupardo and Jon Fields, who contributed one each and Noel Fischer, Nick Deveau, and Drew Sommerhof, who each chipped in two.

East Coast was often in penalty trouble, totaling eight minors and one major for 41 minutes in penalty time. East Coast had been averaging 20.0 minutes in penalties per game.

East Coast was led by Shane Morgan, who scored the team\’s only goal. Morgan scored on the power play 11:58 into the first period to make the score 1-0 East Coast. East Coast had gotten the advantage when Maine\’s Mick Mansir was sent off for tripping.

Maine\’s Fields stopped 14 shots out of the 15 that he faced. Maine incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors. Aidan Critchlow recorded 30 saves for East Coast. East Coast registered one goal on four power play opportunities.