Shane Kozlina of the Nordiques, left, keeps Gabriel Cull of Rochester close in first period action at The Colisee in Lewiston on Saturday. Ron Morin photo

Trailing for nearly two periods Saturday, the Maine Nordiques battled back to earn a weekend split with the Rochester Jr. Americans.

Three different goal-scorers found the back of the net for the Nordiques in a 3-1 victory over the Jr. Americans in an NAHL East Division game at The Colisee in Lewiston.

It was a return to the win column for Maine after losing 5-1 on Friday night.

Late in the second period, down 1-0, defenseman Luke Chapelle scored, tying the game for the home team.

Army commit Nils Forselius scored the eventual game-winning goal for Maine with under 14 minutes left in the final stanza.

Jake Bernadet added the insurance goal in the final minutes of the game.


Thomas Rockey had the Jr. Americans’ only goal in the first period.

Adam Moller picked up his first win with the Maine Nordiques by stopping 28 shots from Rochester. He also picked up an assist on Bernadet’s tally.

Rochester goaltender Cole O’Donnell makes a save on a shot from Nick Ramm of the Maine Nordiques during second-period action Saturday in Lewiston. Wilson Farrow and Jaden Dyke of Rochester keep an eye on the rebound. Ron Morin photo

Liam Gilmartin, Seth Murch and Charles Tardif also had assists in the game for Maine.

Cole O’Donnell made 22 saves in the loss.

The Nordiques welcome the Johnstown Tomahawks to The Colisee next Friday and Saturday night.

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