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East Coast vanquishes Palm Beach in shootout, 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 East Coast Eagles defeated the Palm Beach Hawks in a shootout 3-2 (2-1 SO).The shootout featured six attempts between both teams. Palm Beach got a shootout goal from Anthony Lerette. In addition to the clincher, East Coast got a shootout goal from Jacob Weldon.
The Eagles overcame a two-goal deficit to capture the victory. East Coast trailed 2-0 after a power play goal by the Hawks' Alexander Rudolph at 13:51 in the first period. The Eagles tied things up at 2-2 on a goal by Christopher Grosvenor at 24:55 in the second period.
East Coast forced Palm Beach goalie Stephen Sundberg to work between the pipes, taking 35 shots.
East Coast also got a goal from Shane Selan as well. More assists for East Coast came via Matt Burleson, Graff Richards, and Weldon, who each chipped in one.
The Hawks were helped by James Leicht, who had one goal. Leicht scored on the power play 8:10 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Palm Beach. Palm Beach had gained a power play chance when Thomas Gilmartin was whistled for cross checking. Kyle Kohlhorst assisted on the tally. In addition, Palm Beach received assists from Axel Dressell and Justin Jones, who contributed one a piece.
The Eagles took out Roman Riselvato after he had made nine saves and installed Ryan Taylor in goal, where he finished with 10 saves and the win. East Coast totaled 15 minutes in penalty time with five minors and one major and went 1-for-5 on the power play. The Hawks' Sundberg stopped 32 shots out of the 34 that he faced. Palm Beach incurred 22 minutes in penalty time with six minors.