STOCKHOLM, NJ - It was a close match until the final horn when Sparta Jefferson United played Nutley on Monday night. The game at Skylands Ice World ended in a 1-1 tie with both goals coming in the third period.
SJU out-shot Nutley more than 2:1 but they just could not manage to score. Nutley’s goalie Timothy Spitalnik stopped 32 shots, while SJU goalie Logan Hanek only saw 15 shots.
The first goal came at the 9:24 mark in the third period from Nutley’s Mark Frade.
Sparta Jefferson United’s Brendan Erickson scored a few minutes later, assisted by Matt Redding. Brendan Erickson already has eight goals and six assists only eight games into the season.
The SJU record now stands at 4-2-2. They will travel to Mennen on Thursday to play Morristown. The puck drops at 8:15 p.m.
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