Essex Downs Dorchester In OT
William Stadder's second goal of the game 6:09 into overtime lifted the Essex 73's to a 3-2 win over the Dorchester Dolphins in the opening game of the Schmalz Cup quarterfinal series.
Eric Shaw also scored for the 73's, who got 31 saves from Tyler Ryan.
Essex outshot Dorchester 41-33.
The teams combined for 19 power plays in the game. The 73's were 2-for-9 while the Dolphins were 2-for-10.
Game 2 goes Friday in Dorchester.