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JWHL Playoffs

By Cassy Opela, 03/03/17, 6:45PM EST

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Playoff Game vs NAHA

Friday afternoon at the Harborcenter in Buffalo, NY, NEHC played NAHA in a JWHL playoff game.

NAHA was the regular season league champions with a record of 18-2-4 and boasting a roster with 13 division 1 college commits.

NEHC would play Taylor Peltier, G PG (East Grenich, RI), who would see 64 shots throughout the game and stop 62 of them earning a .969 SV%.

Late in the third period, Cassidy McNeeley, F SR (South Easton, MA) captain picked up the loose puck in the offensive zone. McNeeley would shoot the puck hard and low off the far pad forcing a big rebound. Payton Nagy F SO (Columbia, MO) was crashing the net to pick up the rebound and put it in the back of the net. Nagy’s goal tied the game at 1 with 6 minutes left to play.

Even with their hard efforts, the game would end 3-1 for NAHA with a final empty net goal.