The Maine Wild struggled against the New England Stars allowing Nick Johnson to score a hat trick as Maine crushed the Stars 10-1 in a home game at Skate 3 Ice Arena in Maine. The New England Stars took the lead before the halfway point in the first on a goal from Nick Johnson and never looked back.
Connor Barter had no trouble finding the scoresheet, adding 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) and Cole Archambeault delivered for his team with 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists).
In the first period, Barter opened the scoring for the Stars with a goal at 6:31. Johnson netted what turned out to be the game winning goal at 8:39 with a helper from Barter. Archambeault quickly followed with a goal at 9:51 with assists from teammates Gatley and Lovejoy. Johnson quickly followed with a goal at 10:36 with a helper from defenseman Flynn. Lovejoy put in a goal at 15:30 with assists from Caisse and Burnham. Wilson netted a goal at 18:01 with helpers from his linemates, Norris and Gudaitis.
During the second, Johnson scored a goal at 3:29 with assists from Gauvin and Flynn. Barter put in a goal at 18:35 with helpers from Flynn and Connolly. Lempiainen quickly followed with a goal at 18:59 with assists from his linemates, Archambeault and Gatley.
In the third, Dysart finally put Maine on the board with a goal at 4:13 with helpers from his linemates, Mehall and Ledbetter. Flynn answered for New England with a goal at 14:50 with assists from Archambeault and Gatley.
This loss brings the Maine Wild’s record to (0-1-0-0).