The Wild struggled against the Stars 5-1 in home game

Nicholas Vardon came up big, stopping 25 of 30 shots throughout the game. The New England Stars took the lead before the halfway point in the first on a goal from Hunter Norris and never looked back.

Tyson Gudaitis had no trouble finding the scoresheet, adding 2 goals and Ian Gatley delivered for his team with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).

In the first, Gatley opened the scoring for the Stars with a goal at 3:25 with helpers from his linemates, Lempiainen and Archambeault. Norris netted what turned out to be the game winning goal at 14:57 with an assist from Wilson. Gudaitis put in a goal at 18:12 with a helper from his teammate Wilson.

In the second, Johnson scored a goal at 6:08 with assists from his linemates, Gatley and Lempiainen. Dysart quickly followed with a goal at 6:39 with helpers from his linemates, Gratz and Ledbetter.

In the third period, Gudaitis answered for the Stars with a goal at 2:24 with an assist from defenseman Flynn.

This loss brings the Maine Wild’s record to (17-19-3-2).