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Potomac vanquishes Space Coast in shootout, 5-4 (1-0 SO)
Story by Narrative Science.
Three periods of regulation and an overtime session were not enough to settle matters as the Potomac Patriots defeated the Space Coast Hurricanes in a shootout 5-4 (1-0 SO).The shootout lasted for six attempts between the teams.
Potomac came back from a two-goal deficit to capture the victory. The Patriots fell behind 3-1 after a power play goal by Space Coast's king at 16:51 in the first period. Potomac knotted things up at 4-4 on a goal by Judd Parker at 22:59 in the second period.
The Patriots surpassed their usual scoring output this season. This season, Potomac averages 2.6 goals per contest. The Patriots' penalty kill unit could not stop the Hurricanes' power play, which converted on two of three opportunities.
Potomac also got a goal from Jeffrey Egan as well. Other players who recorded assists for Potomac were Miles Miller, Riley Wanat, and Steven Frankel, who contributed one a piece.
Space Coast stifled Potomac's power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. The Hurricanes' offense rang up 36 shots on the Patriots' net. Space Coast found the back of the net more times than it usually has this season. The Hurricanes have scored at the pace of 1.6 goal per game during the current campaign.
Hurley also scored for Space Coast. In addition, Space Coast received assists from siebold, lincoln, waszc, and malone, who each chipped in one.
Potomac's TJ Hollen stopped 32 shots out of the 36 that he faced. The Patriots incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Patrick Tepedino made 19 saves before being replaced by teped, who took the sol and made zero saves. Space Coast incurred 16 minutes in penalty time with eight minors.