- Several Mainers taken in QMJHL draft
- AHL approves sale and relocation of Portland Pirates to Springfield Hockey, LLC
- Dumont named Bowdoin head coach
- ECHL coming to Portland?
- Pirates leaving town with little warning
- Pirates leaving Maine for Springfield, Mass.
- Several UMaine recruits selected in USHL draft
- Pirates eliminated from AHL postseason
- Peters shuts out Pirates as Bears even series, 2-2
- Pirates take series lead on Flick’s 3OT winner
More of the same in game two
- Updated: March 21, 2009
Drummondville, QC- Peter Delmas pitched a shutout, although it was only in the third period. Dominic Savoie played spoiler as he ended Marco Cousineau bid for the shutout with 2:24 left to play in the contest.
Those were the only highlights of the night for the Lewiston Maineiacs, as the Drummondville Voltigeurs ran away with the game 10-1.
Dominic Savoie tipped in an Alexander Beaton shot on the powerplay to get Lewiston on the board. Peter Delmas made 14 saves in the third stanza and 38 saves overall.
For the Voltigeurs, it was the usually suspects as Dany Masse got his second hat trick of the series and added three assists. Yannick Riendeau added two goals and put three assists in the assist column. Mike Hoffman added two more. The powerplay didn’t take a day off as they were 6 for 9. Cousineau made 16 saves.
Dany Masse would get the Voltigeurs first two goals when he potted one at the 5:27 mark and the 13:56 mark. The assists on the first tally went to Gabriel Dumont and Andrew Randazzo. Assists went to Yannick Riendeau and Christopher DiDomenico on the secod goal that came on the powerplay.
With 4:29 to play in the opening frame Riendeau notched his third of the series on the powerplay. Dmitry Kulikov and Masse set the tally up. Mike Hoffman got his fifth on the powerplay with 3:50 to play. Kulikov and DiDomenico got their second assists of the game.
In the second, it was more the same for the Voltigeurs. Hoffman continued where he left off as he lit the lamp for the second time 32 seconds into the contest. Samson Mahbod and DiDomenico got the assists on the tally. Riendeau also got his second of the game at the 8:27 mark. Randazzo and Masse got the helpers.
Drummondville got back to scoring on the powerplay a few minutes later. With 7:05 to play in the middle frame, this time it was Riendeau and Masse feeding Kulikov. It was Kulikov’s first of the series. Exactly a minute later, Marc-Olivier Vachon also picked up his first of the series. The helpers went to Mahbod and the second overall pick in the 2008 Midget Draft, Sean Couturier.
Masse completed his second hat trick in many nights with 3:09 to play in the frame. Riendeau and Couturier added to their point totals. Philippe Bergeron got his first of the playoffs with 1:11 to play. The helpers were from Gabriel Dumont and Ryan McKiernan.
The series shifts to Lewiston for games three and four on Tuesday and Wednesday night. Both games start at 7pm at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee.