Empire JHL 2012/2013
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South Shore uses fast start to beat Boston Bandits, 6-3
Story by Narrative Science.
The South Shore Kings jumped out to a four-point advantage by the end of the first period and beat Boston Bandits, 6-3.
Stephen Rocchio had one goal and two assists to lead South Shore. Rocchio scored on the power play 8:49 into the first period to make the score 1-0 South Shore. A boarding penalty on Ian Drexler had put the Kings on the power play. Arturs Buss picked up the assist.
South Shore forced Boston Bandits' goaltenders to work between the pipes, getting 31 shots and forcing 25 saves. Ryan McCarthy made 14 stops and Brett Smith made 11. The Kings could not stay out of the penalty box, as the team accrued 26 minutes in penalties during the game.
South Shore also got points from Nicholas Bertoni, who also grabbed one goal and one assist and JB Sweeney, who also racked up one goal and one assist. South Shore also had goals scored by Evan Jacques, who had one and Christopher Oliveira, who had two. In addition, South Shore received assists from Kevin Divver, who had two and Corey Flynn and Owen Campbell, who each chipped in one.
South Shore was unable to stop Boston Bandits from sending pucks towards the net, and Boston Bandits eventually piled up 40 shots on goal. Boston Bandits was ineffective while on the power play, as it was held to two goals off of 13 man advantages.
Kory LeBlanc rejected 37 shots on goal for the Kings. South Shore registered three goals on six power play opportunities. Boston Bandits ended with 15 minutes in penalty time with five minors and one major.