Wilkes-Barre Miners beats East Coast Minutemen 7-0 as Hackling gets hat trick

East Coast Minutemen could not stop Wilkes-Barre Miners\’ Lewis Hackling, who tallied a hat trick in a 7-0 win.

Hackling got on the scoresheet 9:24 into the first period. He then added goals at 8:13 into the second and at 18:28 into the second.

Wilkes-Barre Miners stifled East Coast Minutemen\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Wilkes-Barre Miners\’ offense rang up 49 shots on East Coast Minutemen\’s net. Wilkes-Barre Miners outdid its season average for goals scored. Wilkes-Barre Miners has scored at the pace of 4.3 goals per game during the current campaign.

Wilkes-Barre Miners also got points from Derek Bureau, who also racked up one goal and one assist and Daniel Leisser, who also grabbed one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Wilkes-Barre Miners also got a goal from Jonathan Wisten as well. In addition, Wilkes-Barre Miners received assists from Johannes Leitner, Brendon Walch, Zoltan Eross, and Hunter Hackling, who contributed one each and Arturs Bush and Michael Tugo, who each chipped in two.

East Coast Minutemen could not stay out of the penalty box, as the team accrued 28 minutes in penalties during the game.

Wilkes-Barre Miners\’ Andrew Sharkus stopped 17 shots out of the 17 that he faced. Wilkes-Barre Miners incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Aidan Critchlow made 42 saves for East Coast Minutemen on 49 shots. East Coast Minutemen registered zero goals on three power play opportunities.