New England won 5-2 over Maine.
New England kept Maine\’s goalie busy throughout the game, and William Dunham made 36 saves on 41 shots. Team\’s forwards weren\’t the only contributers offensively, and the team\’s defensemen showcased their scoring touch with three goals.
New England was led by Derek Lovejoy, who finished with one goal and one assist. Lovejoy scored 6:43 into the second period to make the score 3-0 New England. Nick Johnson assisted on the tally. New England additionally got points from Brian Glover, who also grabbed one goal and one assist and Johnson, who also tallied one goal and one assist. New England also had goals scored by Kyle Weiss and Jake Latham, who each put in one. In addition, New England received assists from Steve Crocker, Ian McNamara, Cam Webster, Ryan Gauvin, Ian Gately, and Chris Benschneider, who contributed one each.
Maine was helped by Zach Gagne, who registered one goal. Gagne scored on the power play 10:01 into the third period to make the score 4-2 New England. Maine had gained a power play chance when Glover was whistled for interference. Greg Terlov picked up the assist. Maine also got points from Jordy Knoren, who also racked up one goal and one assist. More assists for Maine came via Shayne Plummer, who had one.
Robbie Campbell rejected 23 shots on goal for New England. New England incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. Maine incurred 34 minutes in penalty time with two minors. Maine ran into serious disciplinary problems during the contest, and Noel Fischer was ejected from the game.