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Moorestown improved to 7-0-2 as they defeated Eastern 3-1 at the Skate Zone in Voorhees on Monday night. Robert Wildish scored the only goal of the first period as the Quakes led 1-0. Missing top scorer and playmaker Max Kuznetsov, the Vikings were outshot 38-19 and could not generate much offense. Andrew Jordan would give Moorestown a 2-0 lead with less than five minutes left in the second period and the Quakes would carry that lead into the third period. Jacob Findley would put the Vikings on the scoreboard three minutes into the final period getting his fifth of the year and fourth in the last three games and Eastern despite the lack of offense was back in the game at 2-1.

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Luke Riley scored a power play goal in the final four minutes to snap a 4-4 game and give Eastern a come from behind 5-4 victory over Kingsway. The Vikings trailed 3-0 midway through the second period as Kingsway built their lead on two goals from Joe Bene, who would finish with a hat trick, and the first goal of the season from John Francis. The Vikings would get on the scoreboard at the nine minute mark of the second period with Ethan Raeuber getting things going for the Vikings. Three minutes later Jacob Findley would get his first of two goals on the night to bring Eastern to within 3-2. Just over one minute later the Vikings would tie the game at 3-3 as Shane Mehalick would score his first varsity goal and we had a brand new game.

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Conor Riley had a hat trick as Eastern defeated Cherokee 4-3 in Tier I action played at the Voorhees Skate Zone. Riley scored just over one minute into the game as the Vikings jumped out to a 1-0 lead. Jake Frankenfield tied the game at 1-1 right near the end of a power play. Riley gave the Vikings the lead for good four minutes into the second period scoring an unassisted goal. Kristian Massanove would make it 3-1 as the Vikings would capitalize on the power play with just under five minutes left in the period.

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Mike Deford had two goals and one assist as Cherokee defeated Eastern 6-1 in Tier I action played at the Voorhees Skate Zone on Monday night. The win evened the Chiefs mark at 1-1. Eastern fell to 4-2 on the season and was missing top scoring forward Max Kuznetsov, who will miss about one month due to an injury. Tonight the Chiefs got contributions from all their lines and generated 47 shots on goalie Isaac Bleicher, who despite giving up six goals played very well in nets. Jeremy Ambrose opened the scoring for Cherokee ripping a shot just under the crossbar for a 1-0 lead.

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Max Kuznetsov had six goals and Conor Riley had five as Eastern defeated Williamstown 11-0 at the Skate Zone in Voorhees on Monday night. The Vikings put the game away with a seven goal second period as Williamstown had no answer for the Vikings top line. Kuznetsov scored in the opening minute of the game and Riley would follow suit three minutes later and it was already 2-0 just three minutes in. Kuznetsov would score two more goals both coming late in the period and Eastern took a 4-0 lead into the second period.

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Connor Riley and Max Kuznetsov scored two goals each as Eastern defeated Washington Township 5-1 in SJHSHL action at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. The teams combined for over 30 penalties in a wild second period that saw the Vikings take control with a four goal outburst. After a scoreless first period in which Township had five power play opportunities to take the lead, Kristian Massanova scored a power play goal for Eastern in the opening two minutes of the second period to put the Vikings up 1-0. Three minutes later Kuznetsov would connect once again on the power play and the lead was 2-0.

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Max Kuznetsov had five goals and Conor Riley added three goals and three assists as Eastern rolled over Kingsway 12-2 last night at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. It is the second time in three games that Kuznetsov has scored five goals. The Vikings led 4-0 after the first period with Kuznetsov getting three and Riley his first of the night. Eastern put the game away in the second period scoring five times. Ron Fireman and Riley scored two minutes apart early into the second period and a 6-0 advantage.

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Kyle Rink stopped 24 shots and Domenic Garozzo scored two goals in his first game for Township as they defeated Eastern 3-1 at the Voorhees Skate Zone. After a scoreless first period Max Kuznetsov gave the Vikings there only lead as he scored at the five minute mark of the second period to make it 1-0. Garozzo would tie the game moments later using his speed to fly down the right side and his quick shot beat Isaac Bleicher and we were tied at 1-1.

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Max Kuznetsov had five goals as the Eastern Vikings pulled away from Williamstown with a five goal second period and defeated the Braves 9-2 in the league opener for both teams at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. Conor Riley added two goals and three assists for the Vikings. Kuznetsov opened the scoring in the first five minutes of the game with Luke Riley getting the assist. Justin Fortuna would tie the game at 1-1 for Williamstown in the final two minutes of the period. Brian Zuckerman would score a power play goal in the final twenty five seconds and the Vikings led 2-1.

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