Roc City rips Wilkes-Barre, 7-2

Roc City had a four-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 7-2 win over Wilkes-Barre.

Anthony DePetres was all over the ice for Roc City, as he tallied one goal and three assists in the win. DePetres scored 14:37 into the third period to make the score 7-1 Roc City. John Wise provided the assist.

Roc City forced Wilkes-Barre goalie Zak Bouve to work between the pipes, taking 47 shots. Roc City surpassed its usual scoring output this season. Roc City has scored at the pace of 3.3 goals per game during the current campaign. Roc City got an offensive boost from its blueliners, who contributed two goals during the game.

Roc City additionally got points from Wise, who also registered two goals and one assist and John Melcher, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Wesley Austin also scored for Roc City. More assists for Roc City came via Brian Wade, who had two and Bryan Smith, Joseph Gardner, Reece Tucker, Alex Walczyk, Dominic Gruttadauria, Connor Guay, and Mason Versage, who contributed one each.

Wilkes-Barre\’s offense operated below its season average. Wilkes-Barre puts an average of 4.1 pucks into the net per game.

Wilkes-Barre was helped by Arturs Bush, who tallied one goal and one assist. Bush scored 27 seconds into the first period to make the score 1-0 Wilkes-Barre. Jonathan Wisten picked up the assist. Wilkes-Barre also got points from Wisten, who also had one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. In addition, Wilkes-Barre received assists from Guillaume St. Germain and Daniel Leisser, who each chipped in one.

Roc City\’s Justin Nevinger stopped 25 shots out of the 27 that he faced. Roc City incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. Zak Bouve made 40 saves for Wilkes-Barre on 47 shots. Wilkes-Barre incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors.