Saturday, January 19, 2013


USCHO reporter Russell Jaslow was at Tuttle North on Friday and submitted a report for

Buffalo State withstood a strong first period by Brockport and then took advantage of a five-minute power play to score twice for a come-from-behind 3-2 victory.

“I thought we were very sloppy in the first period,” Buffalo State coach Nick Carriere said. “The second period we got a little better. Lots of power plays and penalty kills. We executed on a couple of big ones that we needed. We showed some resilience coming back from a deficit. [Goalie] Kevin Carr played well.”

“I thought we came out with a lot of jump. We took it to them,” added Brockport coach Brian Dickinson. “I thought we controlled the play for the first 20 minutes. As the game wore on, the penalties took us out of rhythm. The five-minute major discombobulated our lines.”

Brockport has had numerous problems scoring goals this year and came out in the first period determined to right that ship, controlling most of the play in the Bengals’ zone. They outshot Buffalo State 13-4 with numerous other chances missing the net entirely.

“We barely did [weather the storm],” Carriere said. “They absolutely out competed us in the first period. They were playing at a pace which were pinning our ears back.”

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