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Philadelphia Jr. Flyers (mm) outlasts North Jersey Avalanche (mm), 5-4

Ice House 2    Sat, Feb 06, 2016

In a game where neither team could get a cushion, Philadelphia Jr. Flyers (mm) escaped with a 5-4 victory over North Jersey Avalanche (mm).

Philadelphia Jr. Flyers (mm) gained the winning advantage on a goal by German Poddubnyi 6:33 into the third period and hung on until final buzzer.

Dylan Sacks and Poddubnyi provided the spark for Philadelphia Jr. Flyers (mm), combining for three goals and two assists. Sacks racked up two goals and Poddubnyi also added one goal and two assists.

Philadelphia Jr. Flyers (mm) excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in four chances. Philadelphia Jr. Flyers (mm) got an offensive boost from its blueliners, who contributed three goals during the game.

Philadelphia Jr. Flyers (mm) additionally got points from Luca Pisani, who also had one goal and one assist and Poddubnyi, who also registered one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Philadelphia Jr. Flyers (mm) also got a goal from Zach Hanaway as well. In addition, Philadelphia Jr. Flyers (mm) received assists from Ryan McArthur and Hunter Canestra, who contributed one each.

North Jersey Avalanche (mm)'s defense was uncharacteristically lax during the game. North Jersey Avalanche (mm) gives up 2.1 goals per game.

North Jersey Avalanche (mm) was helped by Nick Abruzzese, who tallied two goals. Abruzzese scored the first of his two goals at 10:19 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Philadelphia Jr. Flyers (mm). Scotty Osani picked up the assist. Abruzzese's next tally made the score 4-3 North Jersey Avalanche (mm) with 4:57 left in the second period. Adam Robbins provided the assist. North Jersey Avalanche (mm) also got points from Robbins, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Jordan Seyfert also scored for North Jersey Avalanche (mm). More assists for North Jersey Avalanche (mm) came via Brandon Tabakin, who had two and John Spetz and Tyler Gratton, who each chipped in one.

Joseph Burks made 14 saves before being replaced by Jason Grande, who took the win and made 10 saves. Philadelphia Jr. Flyers (mm) incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Kenton Kim rejected 24 shots on goal for North Jersey Avalanche (mm). North Jersey Avalanche (mm) ended with 19 minutes in penalty time with two minors and one major.