The St. Michaels Buzzers used a sparkling performance by Victor Adamo to take down the Buffalo Jr. Sabres, as the netminder did not allow a goal in St. Michaels’ 5-0 shutout victory.
Buffalo’s power play was ineffective against the Buzzers’ penalty kill, which allowed zero goals while shorthanded.
The the Buzzers penalty box was a popular destination as the team totaled eight minors and one major for 31 minutes in penalty time. St. Michaels surpassed its season average of 15.0 penalty minutes per game. The Buzzers excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in nine chances. St. Michaels’ defense was surprisingly good. The Buzzers average 2.6 goals allowed per game. St. Michaels kept the Jr. Sabres’ goalie busy throughout the game, and Joseph Pianta made 32 saves on 37 shots.
St. Michaels also got points from David Italiano, who also finished with one goal and one assist and Jake Evans, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. St. Michaels also had goals scored by Stefano Pezzetta and CJ Shugart, who each put in one. In addition, St. Michaels received assists from Jake Clements, who had one and Luca Doctor and Angelpooulos Peter, who each chipped in two.
Buffalo was held below its usual level of production. The Jr. Sabres average 4.3 goals per game. Buffalo forced the Buzzers goalie Adamo to work between the pipes, taking 32 shots.
Adamo recorded 32 saves for St. Michaels. The Buzzers registered two goals on five power play opportunities. For St. Michaels, Evans was ejected from the game. The Jr. Sabres incurred 22 minutes in penalty time with six minors.