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Hudson Schnatter scored the game winning goal on a power play in the third period as the Massapequa Chiefs defeated the Syosset Braves 5-4. The Chiefs were down 3-0 after the first fifteen minutes, but tied the game after scoring four second period goals to the Braves one. The Massapequa Chiefs moved to 2-4. The Syosset Braves dropped to 4-3. Connor Coyle made 27 stops in his second win of the campaign for the Chiefs. Nick Summa got the nod in net for his fifth start of the season for the Braves.

Just forty-six seconds into the first frame, Jack Bahrenburg opened the scoring for Syosset. The Braves leading scorer fired a wrist shot from the blue line that made its way through traffic to beat Coyle glove side high. The Braves jumped out to a 2-0 lead after Brady Lichtenstein redirected a shot by Patrick Mianulli past Coyle with 7:41 gone by in the period. A pair of penalties assessed to David Disque for roughing and Roman Arroyo for elbowing put Massapequa on the power play late in the first period. The Chiefs couldn’t capitalize. After the penalty to Arroyo expired, Jack Bahrenburg scored his second of the game on a shot from the slot to put the Braves up 3-0 with 12:45 gone by in the frame. In the final seconds of the period, a tripping call that went against David Disque put the Chiefs on the power play. The Braves outshot the Chiefs 15-6 in the first fifteen minutes of regulation.

With 1:57 gone by in the second stanza, Greg Nolie scored from the back door off a beautiful backhanded pass from Hudson Schnatter on a 2 on 1 opportunity to put the Chiefs on the board. Jack Insana picked up the secondary assist on the play. Insana had four total assists on the night. Twenty-seven seconds later, Daniel Disque buried a rebound off a shot from his older brother David to score his first NYIHSHL Varsity goal to extend the Braves lead back to three. With 4:48 gone by in the period, Jackson Killkenny redirected a shot from the blue line by Billy Sciurba past Summa. A cross checking penalty that went against Jack Gagliano put the Chiefs back on the power play with 5:40 gone by in the period. One second after the power play expired, Ryan Simpson scored his first career NYIHSHL Varsity goal to make it a one score game. With 11:15 gone by in the second period, a hooking call that went against Roman Arroyo put the Chiefs back on the power play. It was the fifth consecutive penalty that went against the Braves. Just forty-six seconds later, Hudson Schnatter buried the rebound to tie the game at four apiece on the power play. A flurry of penalties stole the spotlight at the end of the second stanza. Massapequa’s James Wolf was sent to the box for interference with 12:35 gone by in the period, but the Braves lone power play of the night lasted just thirty-eight seconds. With 13:13 gone by in the frame, Syosset’s David Disque was assessed a two minute minor for hooking, a ten minute misconduct, and a game misconduct for unsportsmanlike conduct. Jack Bahrenberg was also assessed a ten minute misconduct at the stoppage. A donnybrook in the final minute of the second period ended with Massapequa’s Greg Nolie and Syosset’s Robert Engel being assessed game misconducts. The Chiefs outshot the Braves 10-8 in the second period. After failing to capitalize on their first two power plays of the game, Massapequa scored two power play goals on three opportunities in the second stanza. The Chiefs scored just one second after the second opportunity of the period expired.

With 4:57 gone by in the third period, Roman Arroyo was assessed a two minute minor for head conduct, a ten minute misconduct, and a game misconduct for unsportsmanlike conduct. Fifty-one seconds later, Hudson Schnatter put Massapequa up by one score. The Chiefs star pounced on a rebound below the goal line before backhanding it off the inside of Summa’s left pad and into the net. The Braves pulled Summa in favor of an extra attacker, but Connor Coyle shut the door to secure the win for the Chiefs. Jack Bahrenberg and Brady Lichtenstein were assessed game misconducts for unsportsmanlike conduct at the end of the third period. The shots were even at eight apiece in the final fifteen minutes of regulation. The Chiefs went one for two on the power play in the period. The Chiefs capitalized on three of seven power play opportunities in the game.

Scoring Summary

PeriodTimeGoal Scorer (Team)Assist(s)Goal Type
1st00:46Jack Bahrenburg (Syosset Braves)Joseph Fanelli
1st07:41Brady Lichtenstein (Syosset Braves)Patrick Mianulli
1st12:45Jack Bahrenburg (Syosset Braves)Roman Arroyo, Joseph Fanelli
2nd01:57Greg Nolie (Massapequa Chiefs)Hudson Schnatter, Jack InsanaPower Play Goal (PPG)
2nd02:24Daniel Disque (Syosset Braves)David Disque, Asher Depierro
2nd04:48Jackson Kilkenny (Massapequa Chiefs)Billy Sciurba
2nd07:41Ryan Simpson (Massapequa Chiefs)Anthony Gagliano, Jack Insana
2nd12:01Hudson Schnatter (Massapequa Chiefs)Alex Morris, Jack InsanaPower Play Goal (PPG)
3rd05:48Hudson Schnatter (Massapequa Chiefs)Jack Insana, Matthew ConboyPower Play Goal (PPG), Game Winning Goal (GWG)

Three Stars of the Game

StarPlayer (Team)Stat LinePerformance Summary
1stHudson Schnatter (Massapequa Chiefs)2 PPG, GWG, 1 AssistSchnatter scored the game-tying goal, game winning goal and garnered the primary assist on the first Massapequa goal of the game.
2ndJackson Killkenny (Massapequa Chiefs)1 GoalScored his first of the season on a beautiful redirect while playing a tenacious two-hundred foot game.
3rdRyan Simpson (Massapequa Chiefs)1 GoalScored his first career NYIHSHL Varsity goal to make it a one score game.
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