HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Sy Nutkevitch scored a pair of goals and Mike DeLaVergne stopped all 26 shots he faced as the Huntsville Havoc blanked the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs 5-0 in front of 4,484 at PharmacyFirst Ice Arena on Friday night.
Pat Condon got Huntsville on the board with a power-play goal eight minutes into the first period. Kyle Sharkey and John Schiavo followed with goals to give the Havoc a 3-0 lead at the first intermission.
After a scoreless second frame, Nutkevitch netted a pair of goals in the third period five minutes apart to account for the final margin.
Roanoke starting goaltender Henry Dill was substituted after 11 minutes by backup Austyn Roudebush, who stopped 23 of the 26 shots to come his way. Dill stopped 12 of the 14 shots he faced in the first period.
DeLaVergne upped his record to 3-6-1 with his first shutout and the Havoc’s third of the season.
Roanoke’s game at Pensacola on Saturday night was not over by press time.