P.A.L. Jr. Islanders 3, Connecticut Jr. Rangers 1
P.A.L. won its 13th game in a row when they defeated the Jr. Rangers in a Black Friday matinee. Ryan Kearney registered the insurance goal and two assists to lead the Jr. Islanders. Dominic Mastromonica’s first goal of the season was the GWG. Nicholas Bevilacqua won his 12th straight in goal with 41 saves on 42 shots.
Mercer Chiefs 4, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights 1
Mercer and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton took the ice at the home of Penn State hockey, Pegula Ice Arena in State College, Pa. Kal Essenmacher scored two goals including the GWG, and Dominick Gatto stopped 42 of 43 for the Chiefs win.
Utah Outliers 3, Rock Springs Grizzlies 2 (OT)
Makar Klochkov scored the overtime game-winner, and David Utkin had two assists to help the Outliers get the win in Rock Springs. Griffin Davis stopped 31 of 33 shots for the win.
Pueblo Bulls 9, Idaho Falls Spud Kings 2
Hunter Hayes scored a hat trick, Jack Hanson had five assists and Eddie Paulissian registered a goal and four assists for five points as the Bulls put up a Mountain Division high in goals scored for the season so far. Beau Altman made 41 saves on 43 shots in net to get the win.