Teammates look on as they win the face-off and bring offensive pressure against the Philadelphia Revolution in the first period.
Apple Core Forward Kieran Hurley receives a hard hit, from opposing Philidalphia Revolution Forward, midway through the 2nd half.
Some players, such as Blake Manginell, use the opertunity to start a fight with the opposing teams players in order to spark emotion in his locker room.
NY Apple Core stand tall against an offensive surge, by the Philadelphia Revolution, near the ending moments of the game's 2nd Period.
Teammates congratulate Apple Core Forward Lukas Znosko's scoring effort, as he opens up the scoreboard against the NY Bobcats midway through the 2nd period.
Apple Core Forward Lukas Znosko waits outside his teams locker room, following an end to the 2nd period tied with the NY Bobcats 1-1.
Brewster, New York - home to the New York Apple Core Tier lll Junior. An ice hockey team of the Eastern Hockey League (EHL).
Players enter the rink and skate to their designated sides, awaiting for puck drop and the start of a game with strong playoff implications.
Portrait of New York Apple Core EHL Goaltender, Blake Wojtala, in the Brewster Ice Arena, New York.
During the final moments of a 9-0 win against the Philadelphia Revolution, Apple Core players talk about the start to their playoff run - which begins in a few weeks time.
Upon leaving the penalty box, Forward John Stevenson would go on to provide a close scoring attempt midway in the 3rd Period.
A veteran leader and hardworking Apple Core Forward, John Stevenson, looks on as his team attempts to kill off the penalty time acquired from a slashing penalty taken by him.
Forward John Ganss looks on as his Apple Core teammates lose puck possession to the NY Bobcats in Brewster, New York.
The teams 3rd period lines are ready, and the atmosphere is set for a powerful finish to the game. However, this could be the final game for the NY Apple Core EHL divison players 2014-2015 season.
Some players leave themselves to their own thoughts, as they review team plays and strategies.
Players from NY Apple Core's EHL team gather outside the ice rink for their date with the NY Bobcats in Brewster, New York.
Forward Brian Birbrayer pauses between pre-game warmups at Long Beach Ice Arena, Long Island.
Forward John Ganss engages in after whistle activites at the end of the first half of a season saving game, against the NY Bobcats in Brewster, New York.
Brendan Lloyd of the NY Apple Core, sits after a long shift that helped break the tie and give Apple Core the lead agains the Long Island Junior Royals.
Apple Core Forwards Steven Azzara and Selbern Narby talk over forechecking pressure against the Long Island Junior Royals.
Players listen to the speeches from teammates, and translate it to others that are not well versed in the english language.
Defenseman Brian Hurley on the morning of an important must win game against the Philadelphia Revolution. If the game is won, NY Apple Core's MET Tier lll team would advance one step closer to first place in the league standings.
The atmosphere of the Apple Core bench during their 9-0 lead against the rival Philadelphia Revolution, in Long Beach Ice Arena.
Apple Core Goaltender Mac Vail gets praise after his 9-0 shutout performance against the rival Philadelphia Revolution.