On the back of a 27-save performance by goaltender Nolan Suggs, the Jamestown Rebels (7-5-1-1) defeated the Maine Nordiques (5-8-0-1) by a final score of 4-0 on Saturday night at The Colisee in Lewiston, ME.
The first period of play saw no scoring on either side of the board, but Suggs set the tone by stopping 11 shots in the opening frame, and never let up from there.
In the second period, Max Hamstad opened the scoring for Jamestown with his third goal of the year at 9:22. Shortly thereafter, forward Connor Sedlak would deposit his third of the season – a shorthanded goal and his third of this series – to extended the lead to 2-0 at the 13:25 mark. Suggs recorded 9 more saves in the second frame.
The Jamestown power play continued to click when Mitch Lafay tallied his second goal of the season, a power play goal, at 6:49 to give the Rebels a 3-0 advantage. Roux Bazin added the fourth and final goal for the visitors, his first career NAHL goal, at 13:00. Suggs turned aside 7 more shots in the third on his way to earning the shutout victory and improving his overall record to 6-2-0-1.
Jak Vaarwerk and captain John Lundy each recorded two assists, while Owen Simmons and Marcus Kivela Carlzon each added one assist in the victory. Jamestown finished with 29 shots on goal to Maine’s 27. The home Nordiques finished 0/6 on the power play, while the Rebels went 1/3.
Coming up, the Rebels return home for the next two weekends, beginning with a weekend set against the Northeast Generals on Nov. 5 & 6 at the Northwest Arena in Jamestown.