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Huge game by Turner boosts Essex over Dresden, 6-2
Story by Narrative Science.
Tyler Turner was all over the ice for the Essex 73s, as he tallied two goals and one assist in Essex's 6-2 win over the Dresden Kings.Turner found the back of the net 2:39 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Essex and again while 18:17 into the second to make the score 6-1 Essex.
The win by the 73s clinched the best of seven series at 4-0.
Essex's penalty kill excelled, as the 73s gave up zero goals despite allowing six power plays.
Referees had their hands full with a major incident at 18:32 into the second period. Four fighting penalties were dished out along with four game misconducts.
Essex forced Dresden's netminders to work hard to keep the puck out of the net, getting 36 shots and forcing 30 saves. Scott Tricker made eight stops and Daniel Tonietto made 22. The 73s stifled the Kings' power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man.
Essex additionally got points from Tyler Scott, who also grabbed one goal and two assists. Essex also had goals scored by Matthew Rosati, Phil Janikowski, and Scott Bromley, who scored one goal each. More assists for Essex came via Matthew Hebert, who had three and Nick Mainella, Alex Derksen, William Stadder, and Daniel McIntyre, who contributed one each.
Essex took out Colin Lauzon after he had made 10 saves and installed Noah Hedrick in goal, where he finished with 15 saves and the win. The 73s totaled 48 minutes in penalty time with nine minors and two majors and went 2-for-13 on the power play. Team's Daniel Slipchuk and Dallas Pereira were slapped with misconducts and ejected from the game. Dresden ended with 70 minutes in penalty time with 10 minors and two majors. For the Kings, Dede Cato and Jordan Durston were ejected from the contest.