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East Over West As Chiefs Win Round Two Against Lions



Thomas Ivers scored the eventual GWG with 1:04 gone by in the second frame. Brody Dickson recorded his second shutout in five starts this season. Dickson has played a league leading 297 minutes for EI through seven games played. The EI goaltender has compiled a 5-0-2 record to date. Tyler Sapoff got the nod in net for the fifth time this season. The West Islip Lions goaltender has posted a 2-3 record on the campaign.

After the first fifteen minutes of regulation, the game was deadlocked at 0-0. East Islip lit the lamp five times in the second stanza. Thomas Ivers opened the scoring with 1:04 gone by in the second period. Anthony Pepe scored a shorthanded goal with 11:39 remaining in the frame. Ryan Anatra proceeded to make it 3-0 in favor of EI before we hit the ten minute mark. Evan LaFata sealed the deal after lighting the lamp twice to give East Islip a five goal lead. The former JV star’s first goal came on the power play. The second came on a 1 on 2 rush where LaFata split the West Islip defense. He cut to the slot and fired a slap shot to make it 5-0 . Luke LaFata gave EI a six goal led in the final frame of play. East Islip moved to 8-0-2 on the year. West Islip dropped to 3-7 on the campaign.

Scoring Summary:

PeriodTimeGoal ScorerAssistsTeamType
2nd13:56Thomas IversChristopher Lawlor, Anthony PepeEast IslipGWG
2nd11:39Anthony PepeEast IslipSH
2nd10:33Ryan AnatraThomas IversEast Islip
2nd06:44Evan LaFataChristopher Lawlor, Bryan SlatteryEast IslipPP
2nd00:04Evan LaFataEast Islip
3rd11:33Luke LaFataJack McGarryEast Islip

Three Stars of the Game:

StarPlayerTeamStat LinePerformance Description
1stEvan LaFataEast Islip2 GoalsLit the lamp twice for EI. His first came on the Power Play.
2ndThomas Ivers East IslipGWG, 1 AssistScored the GWG and added an apple for good measure.
3rdAnthony Pepe East Islip1 Goal, 1 AssistScored a beautiful shorthanded goal. Registered the secondary assist on the GWG.
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