The Pics skated into IHC, and defeated them 8 - 3 in a Friday noontime tilt.
The Pics opened up the scoring when Timofey Basarab was able to capitalize off a faceoff win from Brigham Dubey and deposited it in the back of the net.
Sean Ferus was able to make it 2 - 0 when he got a shot off a loose puck from a Nathan Brown face off win and quick shot. Aaron Champagne was credited with the secondary assist.
The Islanders were able to get one on the board after that, but Dominick Balboni was able to go 5-hole on the goaltender when he broke down the wing and received a drop pass from Timofey Basarab who was on the opposite end of the ice. Balboni was unopposed on his trek down the ice and was given enough time to line up his shot to make it 3 - 1.
The Islanders tried to start to throw the momentum their way when they scored two unanswered goals, but Nick Foster got what would be the game winning goal when Connor O'Brien fed him the loose puck and Foster was able to deposit it bar down.
Connor Cognac was able to get the insurance goal when he jammed at the puck in front of the net off a soft rebound from his own shot. Connor O'Brien gave the puck to Cognac and was credited with the assist.
Connor O'Brien was able to get one in the back of the net, and start his natural hat trick when he got the puck from an Aaron Champagne successful faceoff.
Connor O'Brien was able to tally in the empty net as the Islanders pulled the goaltender with just over 3:30 left to go in the game to attempt to get back into it. Timofey Basarab got the assist.
It was hat-trick time for Connor O'Brien has he got a close in shot opportunity and was able to capitalize on it as Timofey Basarab had the puck, and dished it off to O'Brien who was sitting on the post and tapped it in top shelf.
Marcello De Antunano stopped 49 out of 52 shots for the win.