Knights shut down WarHawks

Knights shut down Willmar WarHawks

New England stops 48 Willmar shots in 1-0 victory

 

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BLAINE — Chase Lapworth scored at 8:31 of the third period for the game’s lone score, but the star of this one was New England Knights goaltender Zach Roncarati.

The 19-year-old from East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, stopped all 48 shots he faced in the Knights’ 1-0 victory over the Willmar WarHawks on Monday afternoon at the Schwan’s Super Rink.

The effort reduced Roncararti’s goals-against average to 3.00 in 10 games for New England.

There were a total of 94 penalty minutes in the contest, the Knights charged with 45 and Willmar hit with 49.

Willmar (10-10-1) plays the Helena (Mont.) Bighorns at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Schwan’s Super Rink.

New England is 10-13-0.

New England 1,

Willmar 0

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Willmar\u0009\u0009\u0009\u00090 — 0
FIRST PERIOD – No scoring. Penalties: (1) W: Jake Fain (boarding, minor) 3:39 (2) NE: Jake Willis (interference, minor) 18:35 (3) NE: Bench (served by David Jones, abuse of official, minor) 19:01 (4) NE: Cody Porcello (charging, minor) 19:01 (5) W: Jake Santarelli (interference, minor) 19:59
SECOND PERIOD – No scoring. Penalties: (6) NE: Sean Reid (delay of game, minor) 8:00 (7) NE: Andrew Palmiter (unsportsmanlike conduct, minor) 11:03 (8) W: Trent Sylvester (unsportsmanlike conduct, minor) 11:03 (9) NE: Willis (fighting, major, 5 minutes) 14:10 (10) NE: Willis (fighting, ejection, 20 minutes) 14:10 (11) W: Angelo Perry (served by Bowie Starks, cross checking, minor) 14:10 (12) W: Perry (fighting, major, 5 minutes) 14:10 (13) W: Perry (fighting, ejection, 20 minutes) 14:10 (14) NE: Sean Reid (holding, minor) 15:23 (15) W: Marquez Ginger (roughing, double minor, 4 minutes) 15:23 (16) W: Ginger (continuing altercation, misconduct, 10 minutes) 15:23 (17) NE: Porcello (roughing, minor) 19:00
THIRD PERIOD – (1) NE: Chase Lapworth 7 (Leevi Kevinen, Nicholas Ferrucci), 8:31. Penalties: Penalties: (18) NE: Mitchell Shulman (holding, minor) 4:43 (19) W: Johnny Rowell (tripping) 9:54 (20) NE: Max Burum (sticking, double minor, 4 minutes) 18:32
GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS – New England: Zach Roncarati 48/48 … Willmar: Luke Weberg 18/19