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Rebels lose 4 – 3 to Generals in shootout

The Northeast Generals defeated the Philadelphia Rebels 4 – 3 in a shootout last night which enabled the visitors from Massachusetts to take two out of three games this weekend between the two teams. It was the Rebels fourth loss in their last five games.

The Rebels would open the scoring on Ryan Patrick’s twentieth goal on the season.

Konur Peterson picked up the loose puck behind the Generals net and passed it back to Patrick along the far side boards. Patrick immediately sent a touch pass back to Diarmad DiMurro who in turn sent it over to Carson Moniz on his left. Moniz stepped up and took a snapshot the was saved by Generals netminder Marko Sturma but the rebound came right out to Patrick who put it past Sturma to give the Rebels the 1- 0 with 6:09 into the opening period.

Three minutes later Austin Martz would score his first goal of the season.

Aaron Maguyon would gain the line and send the puck into the Generals zone where it was picked up by Jimmy Glynn behind Northeast’s net. As Glynn started to skate towards the faceoff circle he passed the puck up to Martz. The Shaler, PA native turned and took a high wrister that beat Sturma short side to give the Rebels a 2 – 0 lead.

Sturma was replaced by David Fessenden after allowing two goals on four shots.

The Generals would cut the Rebels lead in half with 9:14 into the second period. Adam Cohen had the puck down low to the right side of Eli Billing. Cohen passed it out to Ryan Rowland in the slot and Rowland took a shot that was saved by Billing but the rebound went to the end boards. Sviatoslov Kuchynski would pick up the loose puck at the goal line and take a sharp angle shot that went off Billing’s blocker and into the back of the net to make it a 2 – 1 game.

Twenty-eight seconds later the Generals would tie the game.

After Martz picked up the puck in the neutral zone he went to dump the puck into the offensive zone for a line change but the puck bounced off a Northeast player onto Trent Harsma’s stick. Harsma skated in all along on a breakaway towards Billing. As Harsma got to the top of the crease he made a spin move and tucked the puck long side past Billing to make 2 – 2.

With 8:24 left in the middle period Northeast’s forward Brian Chambers was called for checking from behind to put the Rebels on the powerplay. Eight seconds later Brandon Stanley put the Rebels back in front.

After the ensuing faceoff was won by Jensen Zerban, the puck went back to DiMurro at the near side point. DiMurro would pass it over to Kolby Vegara on his left and Vegara took a slapshot that was saved by Fessenden but the rebound came loose and Stanley shot it past Fessenden for his eighteenth goal on the season.

As time was winding down in the third, Northeast forward Matt Demelis took a sharp angle shot that was saved by Billing. As the puck bounced off his pads, Vegara dove to push the puck towards the boards but it went back to the nearside blueline to Joseph Nagle. The Generals defenseman would pass it up to Demelis at the top of the faceoff circle and he looked to his right and found Brady Gaudette breaking towards the net. Gaudette took a wrist shot that beat Billing glove side to tie the game with 5:16 left in the third.

After regulation ended, the two teams played a scoreless overtime period to send the game to a shootout. Generals defenseman Ryan Bogan would score the only goal in the shootout to give Northeast the 4 – 3 win.

Billing would turn aside 25 of 28 shots while Sturma and Fessenden stopped 39 of 42. Click here for the box score.

The Rebels will close out their last home game of the regular season on Wednesday at 3:05pm against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights.

Generals defeat Rebels 4 – 3 in dramatic overtime fashion

Northeast forward Sviatoslov Kuchynski scored with 1:52 left in overtime to give the Generals a wild 4 – 3 victory over the visiting Philadelphia Rebels.

Down 3 – 0 entering the third period, the Generals scored three unanswered goals to send the game into overtime.

The Rebels took an early lead just 5:47 into the first period on Brandon Stanley’s ninth goal on the season. After breaking up a play at his own blueline, forward Alex Frye sent a stretch pass up to Stanley who entered the offensive zone on a breakaway and shot the puck through Generals’ goalie David Fessenden’s five hole to give the visitors a 1 – 0 lead.

With fifty seconds left in the opening period, the Rebels would go up 2 – 0. Carson Moniz would pick up the loose puck at center ice and pass it over to Ryan Patrick on this left. The Rebels captain would enter the offensive zone and send it up to Aaron Maguyon. As he skated towards the hash marks, Maguyon took a shot that was saved by Fessenden but the deep rebound came out to Jensen Zerban who took a quick wrist shot that beat the Generals goalie long side.

The Rebels would extend their lead with 1:15 into the second period. After Rebels forward Eric Olson picked up the rebound off of a save by Eli Billing, he would headman the puck up to Patrick at center ice. Patrick entered the Generals zone with a defender on him as he skated towards the net. Patrick would take a soft shot that beat Fessenden to give the 3 – 0 lead.

Then the wheels fell off.

With Konur Peterson called for tripping and then Seth Bergeron sent to the box for checking-from-behind, Northeast had a five-on-three advantage.  Colin Bilek had the puck down low to the blocker side of Billing. Bilek would pass it back to Mike Egan at the top of the faceoff circle. Egan passed the puck over to Luke Perunovich who took a one-timer that went through Billing’s five hole to put the Generals on the board at 4:47 into the third period.

With 6:47 left in the period, Andrew Bellant could have sealed the game for the Rebels on a breakaway goal but his backhander went wide of the net.

Moniz then was called for tripping with 4:24 left in the third.

After Egan won the draw deep inside the Rebels zone, the puck would go back to Matthew Wiesner who poked it back to Perunovich at the point. Perunovich passed it over to Louis Bouden on his left. The Grenoble, France native took a slapshot that was saved by Billing through a screen but Wiesner picked up the rebound and put it into the back of the net to cut the Rebels lead in half with 3:10 left in the game.

Northeast forward Shawn Montgomery was called for cross-checking with 1:43 remaining in the period to give the Rebels the extra attacker. Matt Demelis would win the ensuing draw deep inside his own zone and the puck when back to Ryan Rowland. The New Jersey native would pass the puck up to Boudon who entered the Rebels zone on a two-on-one with Demelis.  Boudon would sent a backdoor pass to Demelis who tucked the puck in shortside passed Billing to tie the game at three with 1:32 remaining in regulation.

Fifteen seconds into overtime the Rebels thought they had won the game on Bellant’s eleventh goal on the season. After deliberation, the goal was disallowed and Jimmy Glynn was penalized for butt ending and Austin Martz received a two-minute penalty to give the Generals a two-man advantage.

As Martz’s penalty expired to make it 5 on 4, Justin Jallen would hustle to keep the puck in the offensive zone as it was about to cross the blueine. Jallen passed it downlow to Demelis who sent a cross-ice pass to Kuchynski and he one-timed it pass Billing to give the Generals the 4 – 3 victory.

Billing stopped 26 of 30 shots he faced while Fessenden and Marko Sturma combined to save 27 of 30 shots. Click here for the box score.

The two teams will be at it tomorrow night at 7:30pm in game two of this three game series.

Rebels win 5 – 2 to complete weekend sweep over Titans

The visiting Philadelphia Rebels used a balance scoring attack en route to a 5 – 2 victory over the New Jersey Titans to complete a weekend sweep between the two teams.

The Rebels win, coupled with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s overtime loss to Johnstown, increased the team’s lead in the East Division by ten points.

After a scoreless first period, the Titans would get on the board first.  New Jersey’s Todd Goehring was called for roughing at 1:15 to put the Rebels on the powerplay. Eight seconds later Nick Boyagian scored his second shorthanded goal of the season. After Ryan Naumovski intercepted the puck he fed Boyagian with a pass and the Titans forward took a shot that squeaked by Rebels netminder Ryan Keane to give the Titans a 1 – 0 lead.

The Rebels then would go onto score five consecutive goals to change the game’s outcome.

With Titans defender Eric Manoukian looking to clear the zone behind his own net, he sent a wrap around pass up the near side boards that was intercepted by Eric Olson. Olson immediately turned to his right and sent a pass to a wide-open Adam Peck in the slot and Peck redirected the biscuit past Titans’ netminder Matt Ladd to tie the game at one with 3:11 remaining in the second. It was Peck’s eleventh goal on the season.

After the Titans won the draw deep inside the Rebels zone the puck would go to the far side boards where Kolby Vegara picked it up and sent it high off the glass to center ice to Ryan Patrick. Patrick passed it over to Jensen Zerban on his right. The speedy forward entered the Titans zone and sent a return feed to Patrick who redirected the puck past Ladd into the back of the net to give the Rebels a 2 – 1 lead with 1:38 left is the middle stanza.

The Rebels would take a two-goal lead just :53 into the third period on Konur Peterson’s fifth goal on the season.

New Jersey’s Ryan Wheeler entered the Rebels zone but was stripped off the puck by Alex Frye. Frye would send a bounce pass off the far side boards to Brandon Stanley. Stanley entered the offensive zone on a two-on-one with Peterson. As Stanley skated towards the top of the faceoff circled he passed the puck over to Peterson on his right and the Mt. Horeb, WI native wristed it past Ladd to make it 3 – 1 Rebels.

The Rebels would make it 4 – 1 with 13:23 left in the game.

Bryant Gunn would pick up the puck behind his own net and sent it up along the near side boards to Austin Martz who passed the puck up to Jimmy Glynn at the red line. Glynn would enter the Titans on a two-on-two with Martz. As Glynn entered the offensive zone he took a sharp angle shot that was saved by Ladd but the puck trickled passed him for Glynn’s second goal on the season.

Aaron Maguyon would close out the Rebels scoring to make it 5 – 1 with 6:39 remaining in regulation.

After Keane made a right pad save the rebound would go up to Nicolas Appendino who sent the puck to Zerban. The Air Force Academy commit would immediately pass it up to Patrick. Patrick sent a return pass to Zerban who entered the Titans zone. Zerban took a shot that was saved by Ladd but he couldn’t control the rebound and Maguyon tucked it in for his thirteenth goal on the season.

New Jersey’s Justin Bofshever scored with 2:59 remaining to make it a 5 – 2 game.

Keane stopped 32 of 34 shots while Ladd turned aside 27 of 32. Click here for the box score.

The Rebels will leave on Wednesday to begin a three-game series starting on Thursday against the Northeast Generals.