Kimball Union broke a 3-3 tie against Brunswick on Sunday at the Exeter Invitational with a four-goal run, as the perennial New England power Wildcats skated away with a 7-3 win. Cooper Moore netted two goals for the Bruins (0-1-2), upping his team-leading total to seven tallies on the season.
Brunswick took an early lead on a Moore marker at 7:11 of the first period. The Wildcats (3-1-0) answered with two goals in the frame, as Moore bookended the Kimball Union burst with his second goal of the game on a power-play goal with 2:25 left in the first period.
In the opening minute of the second period, the Wildcats broke a 2-2 game with a shorthanded goal.
Brunswick netted the equalizer on another power-play, as Michael Salandra scored his second goal of the year at 5:12. Kimball Union answered with a go-ahead goal midway through the second period.
Leading 4-3, the Wildcats closed out the game with three third-period goals for the 7-3 win.
Up next, the Bruins host Kent on Wednesday, December 5, in Hartong Rink. The Lions (1-1-0) knocked off New Hampton on Sunday at the Exeter Invitational.
KUA 2 2 3 = 7 (3-1-0)
Bruins 2 1 0 = 3 (0-1-2)
(B) Cooper Moore 7:11
(KU) Seth Stadheim (Tomas Mazura, Zach Whitehead) 11:17
(KU) Kyle Penney (Tomas Mazura, Seth Stadheim) 13:05
(B) Cooper Moore (Ryan St. Louis, Paul Davey) 5X4 15:35
(KU) Arlo Merritt (Kyle Penney) SHG 0:20
(B) Michael Salandra (Charles Shaffer, Cooper Moore) 5X4 5:12
(KU) Tomas Mazura (Paul Dore) 9:18
(KU) Zach Taylor (Carson Moe, Sullivan Mack) 6:28
(KU) Conner Chalmers (Drew Bennett, Paul Dore) 7:52
(KU) Paul Dore (Brian Carrabes, Drew Bennett) 16:06
(KU) Veeti Kohvakka (60:00) 27/30 (3 GA)
(B) Alexander Rohlf (60:00) 33/40 (7 GA)