UHL ROUNDUP – 8/7/21 Week 12
Jr. Ghosts 8, Warriors 3
Ben Solari factored in five of his club’s eight goals, leading the Junior Ghosts to their sixth win of the season and the top seed in the West Division playoffs. Solari finished off a hat trick by netting the victors’ fifth and final goal in the third after accounting for their first two of the game. Matt Mulhern also powered the Junior Ghosts with a goal and three assists, while goalie Tyler Frazee turned aside 18 of 21 shots. Paul Vachon scored his first two goals of the season for the Warriors.
Islanders 7, Dracut-Tyngsboro 3
Substitute goaltender Gabe Aroian (16 saves) held Dracut-Tyngsboro off the scoreboard until the third period, helping the Islanders build a three-goal lead on their way a comfortable victory. The East Division’s second seed received a pair of goals from Ethan Fradkin plus a goal and assist from both team scoring leader Brian Putney and Josh Weig. Dracut-Tyngsboro forward Nate Freelove scored on the power play in the opening minute of the third to spoil Aroian’s shutout bid and added even-strength goal in the game’s final minute.
Crusaders 6, Jr. Crusaders 6
Trailing 5-2 entering the third period, the Crusaders rallied for four straight goals to take a 6-5 lead with 6:19 remaining thanks to an unassisted power-play tally from Hunter Woolfrey (2 goals, 1 assist). However, Alex Bartoshevich (4 points) scored his third of the day just over a minute later to pull the Junior Crusaders even again and cap the scoring for the exciting back-and-forth contest. Jarret Arsenault posted a pair of goals for the Crusaders, while Cole Beigel added to his team-leading points total with a goal and two assists. Cody Katz netted back-to-back goals during the Junior Crusaders’ four-goal second period, while Trevor Carter posted a goal and assist against busy Crusaders netminder Cam McCretton (35 saves).
Indians 6, Ghosts 4
Despite a spirited third-period comeback effort from the East Division’s top seed, the Indians held off the Ghosts, who fell for the second straight week to end the regular season. The Indians snapped a 1-1 tie with a four-goal second period as Chris Viscione (3 points) scored his second of the game and Caleb Amidon was set up nicely by defenseman Joe Hardy, who also netted his first of the season to start the Indians’ offensive explosion. The Ghosts attempted to rally in the third as Ryan McCarthy, Drew Kapatanakis, and Ryan Ratte managed to beat Indians goalie Aaron Scarelli (27 saves), but Brendan Driscoll’s second goal of the game for the Indians proved key as the dangerous Ghosts ran out of time.
UHL ROUNDUP – 7/25/21 Week 11
Islanders 6, Indians 5
The Islanders stunned the Indians with both the tying and game-winning goals just 25 seconds part with less than two minutes to play to seal a sensational comeback victory. Corey McNally kept an errant Indians clearing pass in the offensive zone before setting up Brian Putney (4 points) for the goal that tied the score at 5-5 with 1:38 remaining. Refusing to settle for just the point in the standings, the Isles put more pressure on the Indians off the ensuing faceoff, forcing another defensive-zone turnover that led to John Cronin’s second tally of the period and team-best sixth goal of the season with just 1:07 showing on the clock, completing a thrilling–if not unexpected–hat trick for the Islanders forward. The rally spoiled another outstanding three-zone performance from Indians points leader Caleb Amidon, who posted a hat trick of his own.
Warriors 8, Jr. Crusaders 3
The Warriors put together their largest offensive output since Week 2 behind a pair of goals each from Jesse Gertz and Sal Vella, who both set up tallies as well. Forward Calvin Sage (team season-high 4 points) scored on in the second period to put the game out of reach for the Junior Crusaders and assisted on three other Warriors goals at even strength. Forward Jonah Winsor added to his team points lead with a goal and assist for the Warriors. Ryan Hardy set up the first two Junior Ghosts’ goals before scoring one of his own late in the third, yet Warriors netminder Rylan Morgan was only tested with 14 shots in the victory.
Dracut-Tyngsboro 4, Ghosts 2
Surging Dracut-Tyngsboro sent to strong message to the first-place Ghosts that it intends to be a force to be reckoned with in the UHL playoffs with an impactful upset victory that ran its winning streak to six straight. Knotted at 2-2 entering the third period, D-T scoring leader Tommy Workman netted the eventual game-winner at the 7:22 mark before adding an insurance goal on a penalty shot just 24 seconds later after Ghosts defenseman Jake Brake was whistled for tripping Workman from behind on a breakaway. Goalie Damien Carter turned aside all 17 shots he faced for his league-best third shutout of the season in relief of starter Caulin Martel (23 shots, 21 saves). Forward Ryan McCarthy assisted on goals by Evan Twombly and Dom Marshall early in the first, accounting for all the scoring for the Ghosts, who lost for the first time in five outings.
Jr. Ghosts 1, Crusaders 0 (forfeit)
UHL ROUNDUP – 7/18/21 Week 10
Indians 2, Jr. Ghosts 0
Goalie Thomas Kelly turned aside all 35 shots he faced, while team-leader Caleb Amidon scored twice less than a minute apart in the second period to help the Indians snap a three-game winless streak (0-2-1). Kelly stopped 15 shots in the second and 14 more in the third to earn his second shutout of the season and tie for the league lead. Amidon scored unassisted with a bar-down snipe to cap an end-to-end rush at the 2:45 mark of the second to break the scoreless tie before brother Carter Amidon set him up 57 seconds later with his league-best eighth assist of the season. Goaltender Tyler Frazee made 18 saves for the Junior Ghosts, who are now winless in three straight (0-2-1).
Dracut-Tyngsboro 4, Jr. Crusaders 0
Dylan Preston scored twice, and goalie Damien Carter saved all 23 Junior Crusaders shots as Dracut-Tyngsboro notched its fifth consecutive victory in convincing fashion. Team points leader Tommy Workman chipped in with a goal and assist for D-T, while Mike Desmarais added his fifth goal of the season. The shutout was the second of the year for Carter, who was tested in the third with several scoring chances by the Junior Crusaders, who were backstopped by goalie Cole Currier’s 34 saves.
Ghosts 8, Islanders 6
League goals and points leader Sean Milanette’s natural hat trick in the first period helped the Ghosts build a three-goal lead by the first intermission. However, the Islanders refused to go away, forcing the first-place Ghosts to score four more times in the third to hold on for their ninth victory. Milanette’s scored an empty-netter in the final minute for his 22nd goal of the season, nine ahead of the closest competitor. Ryan McCarthy posted two goals and an assist in the victory, while Ghosts netminder Jon Doherty made 28 saves. Brett Anderson recorded a hat trick to go along with an assist for the Islanders, who lost for the first time in eight contests.
Warriors 1, Crusaders 0 (forfeit)
UHL ROUNDUP – 7/11/21 Week 9
Ghosts 11, Crusaders 1
Goaltender Jon Doherty turned aside 17 of 18 shots, while Ryan McCarthy recorded a hat trick as the Ghosts cruised to the victory. Dan Capello notched two goals to go with two assists for the first-place victors, and Brandon Bailey chipped in with a goal and two assists. Jerry Fang was the lone Crusader to beat Doherty for his team-leading fourth goal early in the third period. Ghosts forward Sean Milanette added to his league-leading goals and points totals with his 18th tally.
Islanders 8, Indians 5
Special teams proved the key for the Islanders, scoring twice on the power play and two more times shorthanded to upend the Indians on the strength of a five-goal third period. Noah Proulx scored with the man-advantage in the first for the winners before Bryan Pandolfo put the Islanders in front for good, 5-4, with his club’s second power-play goal with 8:53 remaining in the third. Just over a minute later, with the Indians pressing to tie the score while on their lone power play of the game, the Islanders scored twice shorthanded in a 1:08 span to ultimately put the game away. Anthony Deluca posted a pair of goals and David Miner added three assists for the Isles, who extended their unbeaten streak to 5-0-2. Max Caliri powered the Indians with two goals and an assist.
Dracut-Tyngsboro 10, Warriors 1
Dracut-Tyngsboro broke open a close contest with six goals in the third period to put away the Warriors. Tommy Workman and Dom Cignetti netted a pair of goals each in their identical three-point efforts, while Mike Desmarais chipped in two goals of his own in D-T’s fourth straight victory and third in the row in convincing fashion. Goalie Damien Carter (25 saves) was denied his second shutout of the season when Warriors forward Jesse Gertz scored late in the first period off a pass from Jake Roy.
Jr. Crusaders 3, Jr. Ghosts 2
John Cronin set up Ryan Hardy for a partial breakaway goal with only 1:04 remaining for the game-winner to help the Junior Crusaders pull off the upset win. Cronin sent the teams into second intermission tied at 2-2 with an unassisted goal with :33 remaining in the second after Trevor Carter had given the Junior Ghosts their second short-lived lead of the contest with an unassisted tally four minutes earlier. Hayden Ricard of the Junior Ghosts and Andrew Davies of the Junior Crusaders scored just seven seconds apart midway through the first period, setting the tone for the tight battle. Goaltenders Gabe Aroian (14 saves) and Cole Currier (16) both let up single tallies in the Junior Crusaders crease, while netminder Tyler Frazee stopped 15 of the 18 shots he faced for the Junior Ghosts.
UHL ROUNDUP – 6/27/21 Week 8
Dracut-Tyngsboro 10, Crusaders 4
Communal scoring allowed Dracut-Tyngsboro to cruise to its third consecutive victory, as nine D-T players netted goals in the rout of the Crusaders. The lone skater to light the lamp more than once was defenseman Dom Cignetti, who scored twice and assisted on another in D-T’s four-goal third period after already setting up Nate Freelove in the second. Josh Savoie opened the scoring for D-T just 2:47 into the contest with his team-high sixth goal, while Chris Moran and Drew Duross netted power-play tallies before the first intermission. Hunter Woolfrey and Jacob Lee both registered a goal and assist for the Crusaders, who dropped their third straight.
Jr. Crusaders 3, Indians 3
The Indians couldn’t manage to crack Junior Crusaders starting goaltender Gabe Aroian, who turned aside all 14 shots he faced before turning over the crease to partner Cole Currier (14 saves, 17 shots) holding a tenuous 1-0 lead. Caleb Amidon finally scored for the Indians to tie the score late in the second period, and P.J. Tittemore’s first goal of the season in the opening minute of the third gave the Indians their lone lead of the day. It didn’t last long, however, as forward Aden Escandon tied the game again with his first goal at the 2:45 mark before Patrick Gallavan (2 points) gave the Junior Crusaders back the lead just 52 seconds later with a bar-down snapshot that beat Indians netminder Aaron Scarelli, who turned in a standout 23-save effort. Amidon drew the Indians even again with a power-play goal three minutes later for his team-high 10th goal in five weeks to cap the scoring.
Ghosts 17, Warriors 2
The Ghosts registered a league-high team output both in goals and points (28) in overwhelming the Warriors. Forward Drew Kapetanakis scored five times, while Sean Milanette added to his league-leading totals with six goals and eight points, including four consecutive tallies spanning the first and second periods. David MacLure posted two goals and three assists, while Evan Twombly and Jason Brake added a goal and two assists apiece in the Ghosts’ convincing performance. Cavlin Sage accounted for both goals for the Warriors, who dropped their fourth in a row.
Islanders 1, Jr. Ghosts 1
Netminder Tyler Frazee stopped 32 of the 33 shots he faced, dropping his goal-against average to 2.80 in the process in helping the Junior Ghosts shut down the powerful Islanders offense during a hard-fought tie. The lone goal Frazee surrendered came from Anthony Deluca with 1:56 left in the first period, set up by David Miner and Noah Proulx. Junior Ghosts forward Hayden Ricard knotted the score midway through the second unassisted for his fifth goal of the season before the two clubs played scoreless hockey over the game’s final 23-plus minutes. Goalie Gavin Geraghty turned aside 14 shots, lowering his GAA from 3.67 to 3.00 in four games for the Islanders.
UHL ROUNDUP – 6/20/21 Week 7
Jr. Ghosts 6, Crusaders 4
The opening minute of the third period proved the turning point for the Junior Ghosts, who entered the final stanza trailing by a goal. But Matt Mulhern managed to tie the score 27 seconds into the third before Matt Haggan (2 goals) netted the eventual game-winner just 15 seconds later. Ben Mulgrew added an insurance tally at the 2:14 mark for the Junior Ghosts, who also received a goal and assist from Jimmy O’Keefe. Cole Beigel powered the Crusaders with a pair of goals in the second period to give them a short-lived lead after setting up Jerry Fang for a first-period tally.
Dracut-Tyngsboro 8, Warriors 1
Dracut-Tyngsboro exploded for its largest offensive production of the season on the strength of a four-goal, six-point performance from Josh Savoie. Jonah Winsor ruined the combined shutout bid for D-T goaltenders Caulin Martel (8 saves) and Damien Carter (8 saves), beating the latter for an unassisted goal with less than 10 minutes remaining. Nate Freelove, Ben Warner and Dom Cignetti posted single tallies in the victory.
Ghosts 6, Indians 4
In what was no doubt the fastest paced contest of the season, the Ghosts broke a 3-3 tie in the third with three straight goals, including a perfect 200-foot open-netter off the stick of Ryan Ratte with 51 seconds remaining that put the game out of reach for the Indians. Despite giving up a power-play goal in the first to Indians forward Caleb Amidon, the Ghosts used their penalty-kill unit to their offensive advantage as Brady Bomal and Ryan McCarthy both netted shorthanded goals in the first period. Jon Doherty stopped 19 of 23 shots between the pipes for the Ghosts, who managed to beat hot Indians netminder Thomas Kelly (23 saves) five times.
Islanders 1, Jr. Crusaders 0 (forfeit)
UHL ROUNDUP – 6/13/21 Week 6
Dracut-Tyngsboro 3, Jr. Ghosts 2
Jacob Hammar scored with 4:32 left to break a 2-2 tie before goalie Caulin Martel made in incredible glove save while laying on his stomach to rob Junior Ghosts forward Ben Svoboda with just over a minute remaining to preserve the victory. Ben Warner (2 points) and Brian Workman also netted tallies to help D-T snap a two-game losing skid. After falling behind by a goal in first period, the Junior Ghosts took a short-lived lead late in the second thanks to Jimmy O’Keefe and Hayden Ricard, who scored just 3:22 apart. Goaltender Tyler Frazee turned aside 20 of 23 shots in the loss, while starter Damien Carter (15 saves) and Martel (8) combined for 23 stops for D-T.
Islanders 6, Ghosts 3
Ghosts forward Dan Capello’s goal just over two minutes into the third period cut the Islanders’ advantage to 4-3, but the victors later converted a pair of insurance tallies from Brian Putney (2 points) and Josh Weigh (2 points) to secure the victory. Nico Schmaltz scored twice to allow the Islanders to build the early lead, and alternate netminder Connor Wilkerson stifled 28 shots, as Islanders handed the Ghosts their first defeat of the season. Capello assisted on both of Jason Brake’s goals for the Ghosts, including on the power play that tied the score at 1-1 at the first intermission.
Jr. Crusaders 5, Warriors 0
The Junior Crusaders earned their first official victory of the season on the strength of a rather quick natural hat trick in the first period from forward Alex Bartoshevich, who netted three goals in a span of just 4:14. Brett Anderson scored what ultimately proved to the be the game-winner just 39 seconds into the game for the Junior Crusaders, beating Warriors netminder Rylan Morgan, who was tested often with a whopping 46 shots. Goalies Cole Currier (4 saves) and Gabe Aroian (5 saves) combined in the crease to earn the shutout victory.
Indians 10, Crusaders 0
Caleb Amidon posted a league-high five goals while his brother Carter registered five assists to go along with a goal of his own in powering the Indians to the convincing win. Brayden Amidon, the youngest of the siblings, also entered the scoring column, netting what proved to be the winning goal on the game’s opening shift for his first of the season. Goalies Thomas Kelly (6 saves) and Jeff Guiterrez (4) backstopped the shutout win for the Indians, who also received a three-point effort from defenseman Sean Furbush (goal, 2 assists). Goalies Alex Hillenberg and Caden Woolfrey faced 29 shots in the loss.
UHL ROUNDUP – 6/6/21 Week 5
Indians 9, Warriors 2
The Indians raced out to a seven-goal lead after two periods on the strength of a pair of goals from both Carter Amidon (4 points) and Brendan Driscoll (PPG, 3 points) before surrendering one to the Warriors. Amidon set up older brother Caleb for two more in the third, while Indians goalie Thomas Kelly turned aside 16 shots in his season debut to earn his first UHL victory. Tyler Lautieri netted the Warriors’ first goal early in the final period and later set up Jesse Gertz to cap the scoring.
Crusaders 7, Jr. Crusaders 5
Ahead, 4-3, behind a natural hat trick off the stick of Caleb Filin, the Junior Crusaders added to their first third-period lead of the season when John Cronin scored in the opening minute. However, the Crusaders, who also benefited from a natural hat trick early in the game from Dylan Cianci, managed to tie the game by the 8:23 mark on an even-strength goal from Andrew Cappella followed by an unassisted, power-play tally from Gus Kahwati. The score didn’t remain deadlocked for long, though, as Jerry Fang netted the eventual game-winner for the Crusaders unassisted with 2:52 remaining. Kahwati potted an insurance goal 1:28 later for his second of period to cement the victory.
Ghosts 6, Jr. Ghosts 1
Junior Ghosts forward Ben Mulgrew spoiled netminder Jon Doherty’s shutout bid with a power-play goal with less than three minutes remaining for their lone goal as the Ghosts cruised to their fifth straight victory. Sean Milanette added to his league-leading scoring totals with a pair of goals, while Evan Twombly also scored twice in the win. Doherty stopped 17 of the 18 shots he faced for the Ghosts, while Tyler Frazee (23 saves) kept the Junior Ghosts in the game with several challenging saves throughout the game.
Islanders 5, Dracut-Tyngsboro 1
The Islanders extended their unbeaten streak to three games (2-0-1) with their second straight convincing win thanks to a four-goal first period. Dominick Cerundolo scored twice in the first to power the Isles offense, joined by Patrick Gallavan and Noah Proulx. Brian Putney, who leads the league with six helpers, chipped in with a pair of assists in the victory, while goaltender Gavin Geraghty saw his shutout bid ruined by Dracut-Tyngsboro forward Nate Freelove, who roofed a shot short side from a tough angle with just 3:24 left in the game. D-T goaltender Damien Carter was busy turning aside 32 of the 37 shots he faced in the loss.
UHL ROUNDUP – 5/23/21 Week 4
Ghosts 8, Dracut-Tyngsboro 2
The Ghosts remained undefeated thanks to a five-goal explosion in the first period, powered by pair of goals from league points leader Sean Milanette. David Mills and Ryan Ratte contributed with two goals and an assist apiece, while Evan Twombly added a goal to go with two assists for the Ghosts, who have outscored their opponents, 27-9, over four contests. Dracut-Tyngsboro goalie Damien Carter was bombarded with 45 shots, while Nate Freelove and Mike Desmarais accounted for offense in the D-T loss.
Warriors 7, Jr. Crusaders 3
Team specials were indeed just that for the Warriors, who scored a pair of shorthanded goals along with a power-play tally in outlasting the Junior Crusaders. Grady Chretien’s second of his league-best, four-goal performance came on the penalty kill late in the first period as the Warriors built a 3-0 lead. Chretien scored the next two goals as well for the winners before Jonah Winsor (shorthanded) and Caleb May (power play) iced the game for the Warriors late in the third. Cody Katz was credit with the first official goal of the season for the Junior Crusaders, who had been held off the scoreboard the previous two games after being awarded a Week 1 forfeit victory. Alex Bartoshevich and Ryan Hardy also lit the lamp in the loss.
Islanders 9, Crusaders 2
Holding a slim 3-2 advantage early in the second, the Islanders accounted for the game’s final six goals to pull away from the Crusaders. Austin Kaminaris powered the Isles with two goals and two assists, while Patrick Gallavan contributed with a pair of tallies of his own. Brian Putney posted three assists in the win, while Brett Anderson added a goal and assist. Jack Vanpelt scored his team-high third goal of the season for the Crusaders, while Cole Beigel notched his first. Both players assisted on the other’s tallies.
Jr. Ghosts 7, Indians 4
Forced to play minus a goaltender and with a sixth skater on the ice for the entire game, the Indians remarkably were tied, 3-3, with the Junior Ghosts until Will Tarbox jammed home a loose puck with just :01 left in the second period to give the unbeaten victors their first lead of the day. The Junior Ghosts, who hadn’t surrendered a goal in their first two contests of the season, put the game out of reach with three more in the third, including the final one with 4:11 left from Mike Faia to complete a hat trick. Tarbox also scored again in the final period after setting up linemate Ben Mulgrew (goal, assist) just 26 seconds earlier. Goaltender Kyle McGrath turned aside 36 of 40 shots from the Indians, who attempted to rely on the best-defense-is-a-good-offense approach without a goalie. Ethan Fradkin proved stellar playing the would-be netminder for the Indians, making 12 courageous saves, while teammates Sean Furbush and Max Caliri notched their first goals of the season.
UHL ROUNDUP – 5/16/21 Week 3
Jr. Ghosts 9, Warriors 0
Hayden Ricard notched a hat trick and Jimmy O’Keefe added two goals as the Junior Ghosts posted their second straight shutout victory behind 16 saves from goaltender Tyler Frazee. Mike Faia chipped in a power-play goal to go with an assist for the Junior Ghosts, while Daniel Son was credited with a pair of assists. Goaltender Rylan Morgan faced 30 shots for the Warriors.
Indians 6, Islanders 6 (tie)
Defenseman Kyle D’Silva’s shot through traffic off a clean faceoff win by center Josh Weigh found its way over the left shoulder of Indians goalie Jeff Guiterrez (38 saves) with just under a minute remaining to complete a four-goal comeback for the Islanders and earn the tie. The Indians built a 4-0 lead in the first behind a hat trick from Dom Hall and a single tally from Jamieson Harrington. But the Islanders chipped away at that deficit with two goals in the second, including one with the man-advantage by Noah Proulx, and three more in the third. David Hederman added a goal and assist for the Indians, while Nick Muse posted a pair of assists for the Islanders.
Ghosts 9, Crusaders 2
The Ghosts cruised to their third straight victory on the strength of three goals from Sean Milanette and two more plus an assist from Matt Cielakie. Brady Bomal and David Mills both added a goal and assist in the win, while goalie Jon Doherty turned aside 13 shots. Dylan Cianci netted a nifty unassisted shorthanded tally for the Crusaders in the second after Jack Vanpelt put them on the board early in the period.
Dracut-Tyngsboro 6, Jr. Crusaders 0
Dracut-Tyngsboro earned its first win behind single tallies in the second and third periods from both Jacob Hammar and Tommy Workman. Hammar’s first tally came unassisted while on the penalty kill early in the second period three minutes before Workman was set up by Ben Warner (2 assists) for this first of the day. D-T goaltender Damien Carter needed to stop only 10 shots to post his first shutout of the season, while his Junior Crusaders counterpart, Gabe Aroian, turned aside 23 of 25 shots faced in relief of starting goalie Cole Currier (20 saves).
UHL ROUNDUP – 5/8/21 Week 2
Jr. Ghosts 6, Jr. Crusaders 0
Goaltender Kyle McGrath stopped all 15 shots he faced, and Ben Mulgrew scored a pair of power-play goals in the second in leading the Junior Ghosts to a dominating UHL debut victory. Ben Solari added a goal and two assists in the shutout win, while Matt Mulhern chipped in with a goal and assist. Junior Crusaders starting netminder Gabe Aroian held off 21 of 23 shots.
Warriors 10, Crusaders 0
Jonah Winsor completed a natural hat trick in the third period, while Jake Roy and Kyle Dunn posted a pair of goals as the Warriors cruised to their first victory. Goaltender Rylan Morgan saved 18 shots to earn the shutout for the Warriors, who got single tallies from Mike McLaughlin, Emma Dunn and Kyle Sanborn. Cam McCretton faced 35 shots in goal for the Crusaders.
Ghosts 6, Islanders 3
Trailing 2-1 after the first period, the Ghosts netted the game’s next five goals, including two within a minute late in the second off the sticks of Griffin Scwamb and Sam Cioffi to build a 4-2 lead by the second intermission. Sean Milanette (2 goals, assist) netted a shorthanded tally midway through the third to cap the scoring for the winners. Brian Putney led the Islanders with a goal and assist, while goalie Gavin Geraghty turned in 27 saves.
Indians 8, Dracut-Tyngsboro 5
A four-goal second period snapped a 1-1 tie and powered the Indians to their first victory, backstopped by a 15-save effort by netminder Jeff Guiterrez. Chris Viscione and Tom Hardy both posted a goal and two assists, while Dom Hall added a goal to go with an assist in the win. Dracut-Tyngsboro kept the result in doubt with three goals in the third period, including power-play tallies from Josh Savoie and Jacob Hammar. D-T goalie Calvin Martel turned aside 25 of 28 shots in the loss, including a whopping 16 in the first period.
UHL ROUNDUP – 5/2/21 Week 1
Crusaders 3, Warriors 2
Jack Vanpelt’s unassisted goal with just :06 remaining lifted the Crusaders past the Warriors, who had knotted the score at 2-2 just three minutes earlier while on the power play off the stick of Jonah Winsor. Cole Beigel set up Colin Flood with the go-ahead goal for the Crusaders midway through the third period after both clubs scored once in the second, including a nifty individual-effort shorthanded goal from Winsor.
Ghosts 4, Islanders 2
A three-goal third period allowed the Ghosts to double up the Islanders, who held a 2-1 lead entering the final stanza. The Ghosts netted the three tallies in a 3:33 span late in the period off the sticks of Dan Campbell (shorthanded), Ryan McCarthy, and Brady Bomal. Caleb Acacena (shorthanded) and Brett Anderson’s second-period goals gave the Islanders the lead entering the final 15 minutes, and goaltender Gavin Geraghty turned aside 20 of 24 shots.
Jr. Crusaders 1, Indians 0 (forfeit)