Brunswick returned to its winning ways with a 4–1 victory against Pingree (Mass.) in a consolation game at the Brooks-Pingree Holiday Tournament on Sunday. The Bruins went 2-2 at the event, bookending wins at the tourney.
Brunswick (5-2) had great looks at the cage throughout the contest and put a season-high 46 shots on the Highlander goalie.
After a scoreless first period, Aaron Aboodi (7:00) and Cooper Moore (10:00) each netted their first career goals for the Bruins.
The Highlanders got one past Brunswick goaltender Dan Dachille just before the second intermission, making it a 2-1 contest.
With his team leading 2-1 after two periods, Jack Forrest gave Brunswick some breathing room with his first lamp-lighting for the Bruins two minutes into the final frame. The junior deftly worked through a Pingree defensemen and beat the goalie over the glove-side shoulder for the goal and a 3-1 lead.
Brunswick co-captain Nick VanBelle scored his team-leading eighth goal on an empty net to cap the scoring.
Dachille picked up his first win in net for the Bruins, collecting 14 saves, including a few noteworthy stops in the latter segment of the third period.
The Bruins have a break before a long road trip to Buffalo for the Nichols-Belmont Hill Tournament, beginning on December 28. The Bruins will face Belmont Hill in the opener.
Brunswick (5-2-0) 0 2 2 = 4
Pingree (2-8-0) 0 1 0 = 1
Brunswick: Aaron Aboodi 7:00
Brunswick: Cooper Moore (Brendan Gregoire, Edward Glassmeyer) 10:00
Brunswick: Jack Forrest (Charles Shaffer, Nick Boardman) 2:00
Brunswick: Nick VanBelle ENG 14:00
Brunswick: Dan Dachille (45:00) 14/15 1 (GA)