Friday, December 9, 2011

Outlaws win 3-2 in Brooklyn

The New Jersey Outlaws won their 11th straight game tonight in Brooklyn. They defeated the Brooklyn Aviators 3-2 in Brooklyn. They remain at the top of the Federal Hockey League and now have 44 points points on the season. The Outlaws record is now 14-1-0-2. They have eight more points then the second place team 1000 Islands. They have seven wins at home and seven on the road, they also have one loss each at home and away and their only overtime game was a win at home.

This game started out slow as neither team scored in the first period. New Jersey had a 13-12 shot advantage in the first period. There was one penalty against Brooklyn which was a hooking call at the 3:35 mark of the first period. Colin Ronayne received the penalty which was a two minute minor.

The second period had a lot more action as each team scored two goals, there was only one penalty again to the Aviators. Matthew Puntureri got the Outlaws on the board at the 6:04 mark of the second period. He was assisted by Kevin Cooper and Travis Kauffeldt. Kauffeldt scored a goal to give the Outlaws a 2-0 lead at 8:14 of the period. His goal was assisted by Puntureri and Cooper. The Aviators cut the lead in half at 13:25 of the period with a goal from Jesse Felten who was assisted by Matt Atsoff and Nick Grove. The Aviators tied the game at the end of the second period. They scored with 33 second lefts in the second period. The goal was scored by Andrew Owsiak and it was a shorthanded goal, he was assisted by Casey Mignone.

The only goal of the third period which was the game winner was scored by Cooper of the Outlaws. The assists came from Kauffeldt and Puntureri at the 3:01 mark of the third period. Cooper, Kauffeldt and William McCreary all received penalties in the third period, there was none against the Aviators. Cooper got a two minute holding penalty at 3:30 of the period, Kauffeldt had a two minute tripping penalty at 9:07 and McCreary had a five minute high sticking major at 10:35 of the period.

New Jersey was 0-2 on the power play and Brooklyn was 0-3. Brooklyn outshot New Jersey 35-29 for the game. Dan McWhinney got the win and Josselin St. Pierre took the loss. Cooper, Kauffeldt and Puntureri were all +2 for the game. The game lasted two hours and 13 minutes and there were 502 in attendance. The three stars of the game were St. Pierre as the third star, McWhinney as the second star and Cooper got the first star. The Outlaws will return home to take on the defending champs Akwesasne tomorrow night at the Ice Vault. The Outlaws will be looking for their 12th straight win and to extend their first place lead in the league.

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