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Suffolk uses shootout to best Syracuse, 3-2 (2-1 SO)
Story by Narrative Science.
Three periods of regulation and an overtime session were not enough to settle matters as the Suffolk PAL defeated the Syracuse Junior Stars in a shootout 3-2 (2-1 SO).The two teams needed eight turns to complete the shootout. Syracuse got a shootout goal from Nate Zweig. In addition to the clincher, Suffolk got a shootout goal from Matthew Gault.
The PAL forced the Junior Stars goalie Nate Skidmore to work between the pipes, taking 55 shots.
Suffolk was helped by Benjamin Sorkin, who registered one goal. Sorkin scored 13:39 into the third period to make the score 2-1 Suffolk. Michael Gilroy provided the assist. Thomas Dunn also scored for Suffolk. More assists for Suffolk came via Michael Leone, Andrew Cozzi, and Christopher Stemke, who contributed one a piece.
Syracuse kept the PAL's goalie busy throughout the game, and Daniel Potter made 36 saves on 38 shots.
The Junior Stars were helped by Anthony Angello, who registered one goal. Angello scored on the power play 15:43 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Syracuse. Syracuse earned a power play opportunity when Gault was put in the box for hooking. Tyler OMara picked up the assist. Syracuse also got a goal from Zweig as well. Other players who recorded assists for Syracuse were Benjamin Engelbrekt and Garth Gray, who each chipped in one.
Suffolk incurred 22 minutes in penalty time with six minors. Skidmore recorded 52 saves for the Junior Stars. Syracuse incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors.