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.