Marlborough, Mass.- Cayden Bailey stopped all shots faced as the Jr. Blades won 6-0 against the Eugene Generals Wednesday night at the New England Sports Complex. Bailey secured his 13th shutout of the 2016-17 season during Game 2 of the round-robin round of the USPHL Finals.
Both teams traded scoring opportunities during the first ten minutes of the battle, until Matt Peterson knocked the puck past Generals goalie Christopher Alexakis for the only goal of the period.
The Jr. Blades took the two-goal lead in the second when Dillon Manchester's shot found its way to the back of the net off a fed from Tyler O'Mara and Trevor Bednarek.
Entering the final period, O'Mara opened the Jr. Blades scoring frenzy within three minutes of the frames first faceoff. Assistant captain Shea Mitruska managed to find all-star defenseman Devon Rodriguez open five minutes later who snipped a shot past Alexakis. Captain Evan Maxey found his third goal of the postseason off a pass from tactical defenseman Jonas Hostovecky. With 63 seconds remaining, Charlie Mondor flexed a pass into the net off Jonah Nash to secure the Jr. Blades 6-0 win over the Eugene Generals.
Cayden Bailey earns the shutout win stopping all 30 shots faced, while Generals Christopher Alexakis takes the loss allowing six goals on 36 shots.
The Jr. Blades will now face the Traverse City North Stars at 9 a.m. at the New England Sports Complex. Games times are subject to change. All games are scheduled to be streamed on www.HockeyTV.com. Please continue to visit FloridaJrBlades.com for information and updates.