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New York Apple Core uses early goal to top Jersey Wildcats, 2-0
Story by Narrative Science.
Benjamin Sorkin scored the go-ahead goal in the first period, and New York Apple Core held off the challenges of Jersey Wildcats in a tough 2-0 win.Sorkin provided New York Apple Core with the game-winning tally when he scored 14:37 into the the first period. Brian OSullivan picked up the assist.
New York Apple Core's penalty kill excelled, as New York Apple Core gave up zero goals despite allowing seven power plays.
The referees were busy during the game, as 18 penalties were assessed during the course of the contest.
New York Apple Core stifled Jersey Wildcats' power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. New York Apple Core did not reach the goal total it has come to expect this season. New York Apple Core averages four goals per game. New York Apple Core's penalty killing units received substantial work throughout the game as New York Apple Core finished with 20 penalty minutes. The leading offender was Matthew Cohen, who totaled six minutes in penalty time with three minors.
New York Apple Core got a goal from Jonathan Novak as well. More assists for New York Apple Core came via Derek Caruso, who had one.
Jersey Wildcats excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in six chances. Jersey Wildcats was held below its usual level of production. Jersey Wildcats puts an average of three pucks into the net per game. Jersey Wildcats' penalty killing units received substantial work throughout the game as Jersey Wildcats finished with 16 penalty minutes. The leading offender was Geoffrey Smith, who totaled four minutes in penalty time with two minors.
New York Apple Core's Brian August stopped 17 shots out of the 17 that he faced. Christoph Mutschin made 28 saves for Jersey Wildcats on 30 shots.