Jason Michaud racked up one point to lead Portland EJ to a 6-1 victory over Hampton Roads Whalers.
Portland EJ forced Hampton Roads Whalers' goalies to work in net, firing 31 shots and forcing 25 saves. Blake Scott made 11 stops and Brett Kilar made 14. Portland EJ got an offensive boost from its blueliners, who contributed two goals during the game.
Portland EJ additionally got points from Dakota Keene, who also finished with one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Portland EJ also got a goal from Brady Fleurent as well. In addition, Portland EJ received assists from Devin Mize, Haralds Egle, Christian Rossetti, and Nate Bergeron, who contributed one a piece.
Hampton Roads Whalers did not reach the goal total it has come to expect this season. Hampton Roads Whalers puts an average of 4.2 pucks into the net per game.
Hampton Roads Whalers was led by Cameron Snyder, who scored the team's only goal. Snyder scored on the power play 1:46 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Hampton Roads Whalers. Hampton Roads Whalers had gained a power play chance when Zachary White was whistled for slashing. Alexander Brissette assisted on the tally.
Tyler Tracy took the win and made eight saves before being replaced by Shane Joyce who made nine saves. Portland EJ incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Hampton Roads Whalers incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors.