Despite having to fight off several power plays, Lewiston/Auburn was able to defeat Maine, 2-0.
Lewiston/Auburn was paced by Walker Hamilton, who registered one goal. Hamilton scored on the power play 6:50 into the second period to make the score 1-0 Lewiston/Auburn. Lewiston/Auburn had gotten the advantage when Maine\’s Riley Lavoie was sent off for tripping. Jordan Crowe provided the assist.
Lewiston/Auburn stifled Maine\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Lewiston/Auburn forced Maine goalie Brandon Daigle to work between the pipes, taking 32 shots. Lewiston/Auburn got an offensive boost from its blueliners, who contributed two goals during the game.
Maine was held below its usual level of production. Maine puts an average of 2.6 pucks into the net per game. Maine did not challenge the opposing netminder, only getting 10 shots on net to force 10 saves.
Zachary Barry rejected 10 shots on goal for Lewiston/Auburn. Lewiston/Auburn incurred 16 minutes in penalty time with eight minors. Brandon Daigle made 30 saves for Maine on 32 shots. Maine incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with seven minors.