BLAINE, MN – The New Jersey Titans picked up two wins in four games this past week at the NAHL’s Super Showcase held in Blaine, MN. All four games counted towards league play.
In their first game, the Titans fell short to the Minnesota Wilderness, 2-1. Anthony Cusanelli tallied the lone goal, while Harrison Feeney stopped 36 of 38 shots in the losing effort.
New Jersey went right back at it the next day with a tilt against the Amarillo Bulls, but got shutout, 3-0. The Titans put up 39 shots on net, however was unable to solve Bulls’ goalie Nikita Babintsev. Brandon Bussi was charged with the loss despite making 29 saves.
The Titans got back into the win column the next day after doubling up the Springfield Jr. Blues, 4-2. Jordan Kaplan, Greg Malafronte, Matt Wiesner, and Tate MacDonald all scored for the Titans, while Feeney picked up his second win of the season making 27 saves.
In their finale, New Jersey ended things in style wit a 4-3 shootout win over the Corpus Christi Ice Rays. The Ice Rays tied the game up at 3-3 with just eight seconds left to go in the middle frame. After a scoreless third and overtime, a shootout was needed to decide the winner. Kaplan stepped up in the bottom of the fourth round and scored the game winner to give the Titans the victory. Feeney collected his third win of the year after turning aside 28 shots.
The Titans are now 3-2-1 in the East Division, good enough for seven points and third place. New Jersey now travels to Alaska for the next two weeks as they take on the Kenai River Brown Bears and Fairbanks Ice Dogs.
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