Islanders Sweep Spirit, Capture Eastern Conference Playoff Crown
Cape Cod led by four goals at one point and ended with the victory. The largest advantage in the game came when Cape Cod’s Aaron Deady scored at 10:09 in the second period to put Cape Cod up 4-0.
The win by Cape Cod clinched the best of three series at 2-0.
Dan Moore had a great game for Cape Cod, netting two goals. Moore scored at 47 seconds into the first period to make the score 1-0 Cape Cod and again while 19:31 into the third to make the score 5-3 Cape Cod.
Cape Cod put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Lewiston/Auburn to score on any of its four power plays. Cape Cod’s offense rang up 45 shots on Lewiston/Auburn’s net.
Cape Cod also got points from Maxime Dordet, who also finished with one goal and one assist and Mike Jessman, who also had one goal and one assist. Other players who recorded assists for Cape Cod were Chuck Costello, who had one and Dylan Legarie and Chris ODonnell, who each chipped in two.
Lewiston/Auburn forced Cape Cod goalie Steven Schmitt to work between the pipes, taking 34 shots.
Lewiston/Auburn was helped by Clay Janowiak, who grabbed one goal. Janowiak scored 4:43 into the third period to make the score 4-2 Cape Cod. David Fish picked up the assist. Others who scored for Lewiston/Auburn included Brett Bittner and Austin Davis, who scored one goal each. In addition, Lewiston/Auburn received assists from Linder Kenyon, Mike Heffernan, and Colby Siering, who contributed one each.
Steven Schmitt made 31 saves for Cape Cod on 34 shots. Cape Cod incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors. Claes Endre rejected 40 shots on goal for Lewiston/Auburn. Lewiston/Auburn incurred 26 minutes in penalty time with eight minors.