Monday, March 29, 2010


Jason Gorrie played for the Golden Eagles this past season and was to graduate from Brockport in 2010. The Evansville (IN) Courier & Press reports on his adventures of the past few days....

Jack Collins couldn’t have asked for a better start to the playoffs by his Evansville IceMen hockey team over the weekend.

Opening the best-of-five Davidson Cup semifinals on the road, the IceMen won a pair of games over the Battle Creek Revolution, meaning Collins’ team can wrap up the series at Swonder Ice Arena tonight at 7:30 p.m.

“We’re not going to change anything,” said Collins. “Nothing’s broke, so we don’t have to fix anything.”

After finishing third in the All America Hockey League during the regular season, the IceMen routed the Revolution 10-2 in Game 1 on Friday. Then on Saturday night, Collins saw his players battle back from a 2-0 deficit in the first period to win a 4-3 overtime thriller.

Jason Gorrie, a Canadian who joined the team in March after graduating from the College of Brockport (N.Y.), has had the hot hand in the playoffs with five goals in the first two games. He scored just five goals in 25 games during his senior year.

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