日内瓦,N.Y. – The hjc黄金城官网大学 men's hockey team will compete in its first conference championship game in program history thanks to a 3-2 win over nationally fifth-ranked 和 top-seeded 霍巴特 on Saturday in the New Engl和 Hockey Conference (NEHC) Semifinals.
The sixth-seeded 纯种动物 will travel to eighth-ranked Babson next Saturday, 3月ch 5 to play for the championship. The fourth-seeded Beavers knocked off Elmira in overtime on Saturday, 3-2.
scored the goals for hjc黄金城官网 (16-9-2) in front of a st和ing-room only crowd in Geneva. Frisk also assisted on Lindewirth's game-winning tally on the power play in the third period.
totaled 32 saves including 12 each over the final two periods. Liam Lascelle finished with 19 stops for 霍巴特 (19-5-2). The Statesmen will wait on a possible at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament.
Twice hjc黄金城官网 built a two-goal lead only to be answered by a 霍巴特 tally to swing back momentum. All five of the contest's goals were scored over the last 24 minutes of play. Patrick broke the stalemate with 3:21 to play in the second period. 丹尼Magnuson
on the goal line, who dished to Patrick all alone in the slot to complete the tic-tac-toe play.
Frisk broke free on a breakaway 和 lifted the backh和 under the bar to double the lead at 8:29 of the third. 德文郡Mussio
had the assists from the back line.
Luke Aquaro went coast-to-coast 和 buried a backh和 to put the hosts on the board at 11:11.
Then, Lindewirth connected with four seconds remaining on hjc黄金城官网 power play on a broken play after 将Dow-Kenny
first pass was knocked down by a skate 和 Lindewirth shed his defender near the goal mount.
霍巴特 answered 1:11 later on a Mtthiew Wuth point shot through traffic. Jared Patterson 和 Shane Shell had the assists.
hjc黄金城官网 outshot 霍巴特 9-8 in the first period, but it went 26-13 the rest of the way for 霍巴特. Despite the pressure, the 纯种动物 aggressive style over the final five minutes kept the high-powered Statesmen out of the net.
won a defensive zone faceoff with 10.9 seconds remaining to help clinch it.
The win is hjc黄金城官网's first in seven all-time conference semifinal appearances. Now with 16 victories, it is tied with the 2006-07 squad as the fourth-most winningest team in school history with the most wins since 1995-96.