NCDC Roundup: Nov. 26, 2023

Mercer Chiefs 4, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights 2

Gregory Diamond scored the GWG as the Chiefs scored four straight goals in the third before WBS added one late. The Chiefs got two assists from Zachary Brady and 1-1-2 performances from each of Ethan Byrne, David VanIterson and Gavin Bloder. Dominick Gatto made 26 saves on 28 shots for his second victory of the weekend.


Utah Outliers 4, Provo Predators 1

David Utkin scored his 15th and 16th goals of the season and Jakub Cervenka had two assists. Philip Rondina made 23 saves on 24 shots to help Utah seal up the victory against regional rivals the Provo Predators.


Idaho Falls Spud Kings 3, Pueblo Bulls 2 (OT) 

Idaho Falls enjoyed its first NCDC overtime victory when D.J. MacLeish scored the GWG. Matvei Naumov scored his eighth and ninth goals in the second and third respectively to tie the game after Pueblo had taken a 2-0 lead after one period. Vladimir Pechenin made 20 saves on 22 shots for the win and Beau Altman was strong in earning his Bulls team a point with 44 saves on 47 shots.


Ogden Mustangs 3, Rock Springs Grizzlies 2

Ogden fought back from being down 2-1 after the second period by getting third period goals from Brody Simko and Dimitri Voyatzis, who scored the regulation GWG with just 1:30 remaining. Simko also had an assist for a two-point game. Parker Osborn had a 1-2-3 line, while Casper Conradsson-Kelvgard registered two assists. Ryan Wallin stopped 26 of 28 for the win. Tucker Inabinet was impressive on the other end with 54 saves on 57 shots.