Pics rock the Bandits 10 - 0
The Pics skated in on a 4 game winning streak, and were able to make it 5 in a row when they shut out the Bandits 10 - 0 on Saturday night. Having a combined total of 15 unanswered goals over two games. Timofey Basarab and Dominick Balboni each had hat tricks in the rout.
Dominick Balboni opened up the scoring frenzy while on the penalty kill when he got a feed from Nicholas Lopes off the boards to originally get it out of the zone, and was originally going down the ice as a forechecker. He noticed that the Bandits opposing player was not moving fast after the puck and took off, beating the player to the puck and was able to line up a quick shot and went top shelf against the goaltender.
Nick Foster was able to make it 2 - 0 when he redirected a shot on net from Bryce St. Martin that squeaked between the pads of Connor Lee. Liam Byrne was credited with the secondary assist.
Timofey Basarab made it 3 - 0 when he was able to bring the puck in close, and deke the Lee and left him frozen and got it in the opposite side. Dominick Balboni and Bryce St. Martin were both credited with the assists.
Timofey Basarab notched another one when he was able to line up for a perfect straight up shot down the middle after he grabbed the puck off a Bandit's stick. Nobody challenged him and he was able to beat Lee high. Matt Kennedy and Dominick Balboni got the assists.
Sean Ferus made it 5 - 0 when he was able to get the soft drop pass from Aaron Champagne when he was challenged by a defender and was able to one-time it into the back of the net. Connor Cognac was credited with the secondary assist.
Bryce St. Martin made it 6 - 0 when he was able to go 5-hole on the goaltender when he received a pass from along the board from Connor O'Brien who got the puck from Matt Kennedy
Dominick Balboni made it 7 - 0 when he tipped the puck in off a redirect from Nicholas Lopes. Alex Speckhart was credited with the secondary assist.
Timofey Basarab netted his hat trick when he tipped a shot in from Aiden Grabowski. Basarab drove down the ice and was challenged in the corner. He dished the puck off to Matt Kennedy, who dished it off to Grabowski who made the intitial shot. Basarab deflected it into a different direction beating the goaltender.
Connor O'Brien made it 9 - 0 when he was able to tip in the shot from Timofey Basarab on a 3 on 1. Nicholas Lopes got the secondary assist.
Dominick Balboni got his hat trick when he put his stick down at just the right time to deflect a shot from Alex Speckhart.
Connor Lee stopped 34 out of 41 for the loss, while Sean Raynor stopped 19 out of 22 for the Bandits. Cameron Schnopp stopped all 39 shots for the win.