Saturday, January 22, 2022

Brockport beats Canton 7-2

 The SUNY Brockport men's ice hockey team defeated the SUNY Canton Kangaroo's in a non-conference game by a score of 7-2 Friday night at the Tuttle North Ice Arena in Brockport, NY.
Six different Golden Eagle's scored in the game as seven of Brockport's skaters recorded assists. Tallying two goals for Brockport was the hometown native Andrew Harley who scored two goals in the game including the game winner off a power-play and also recorded two assists picking up four total points, a career high for the freshman. Ryan Romeo and Connor Galloway each recorded three points as both scored one goal while recording an assist. Romeo's three points now gives him 28 points this year on 9 goals and 19 assists. Anthony Hora picked up two points on one goal and one assist while Jacob King and Zach Norby recorded two points in the game on two assists. Scott Ramaekers and Sam DiBitetto picked up one point as each skater scored one goal while Chris Aarons and Mitchell Parsons also recorded one point off assists against the Kangaroo's.
Scoring Summery
1st Period: Ryan Romeo started off the Golden Eagle's offense tonight as the graduate assistant co-captain scored the first goal of the game 13:17 into the very first period of play off an assist from Norby. Three minutes later Harley found the back of the net for his first goal of the game as King and Hora provided the assists.
2nd Period: Starting the second period off with a 2-0 lead, Brockport would let up its first goal of the game as the Rochester native Matt Passaretti scored SUNY Canton's goal 6:33 into the second period of play. If you give a goal up you've got to get one back and that's just what Harley did for the Golden Eagle's scoring less than a minute as he followed up on the Kangaroo's goal 7:23 into the second period off a power-play opportunity putting the Golden Eagles up 3-1. Harley's second goal of the night came off assists from Galloway and Romeo. At the 12:03 mark of the period, Galloway would get his first goal, as it was Harley with an assist this time around with help from King. With Galloway's goal, it would give Brockport a 4-1 lead. 15:20 into the period, the Kangaroo's would score again making things a little closer as the they would now trail 4-2. At 18:17 Sam Dibitetto would extend the Green and Golds lead to three getting the puck into the back of the net with a little help from Parson's and Romeo.
3rd Period: leading 5-2, the Golden Eagles would continue adding on points as Ramaekers goal came 4:24 into the final period of play with Norby and Aarons getting's assists on the goal. Hora would score the final goal of the game with 11:09 remaining in the period off a power-play opportunity. Assisting Hora on the goal were Galloway and Harley. In the end the Golden Eagle's picked up the 7-2 Victory over SUNY Canton.
Penalties: The biggest stat line of the night came from the penalty chart as a total of 67 penalty minutes were handed out between both teams with SUNY Canton picking up 14 of the 24 penalties handed out including one 10-minute misconduct and a 5-minute major for cross checking resulting in the team's second 10-minute misconduct of the night.
Power-Play Summary: The Golden Eagle's continued to draw power-play opportunities as their four chances tonight gives them a conference high 89 total power-play opportunities. Going 2-for-4 on power-play chances against SUNY Canton, Brockport now has 22 power-play goals this season, another conference high. Brockport's penalty killing was just as strong tonight as the penalty kill managed to go 3-for-3 not allowing a single goal off any of SUNY Canton's power-play opportunities. Between both teams a total of 12 penalties were called for roughing, seven for SUNY Canton and five for the Golden Eagles.
Goaltenders: Nolan Egbert was back in goal for the Golden Eagles as one of the top goaltenders in Division III shut down the Kangaroo's allowing two goals against 28 shots. Egbert currently has 1.68 goals against average this season, a Brockport all-time low with a .940 save percentage this season. He currently is one win away from 10 wins in net this season posting a 9-3 record having spent nearly 715-minutes total in net for Brockport this season. For SUNY Canton Filip Schlyter drops to 1-4 in net for the Kangaroo's allowing seven goals while making 33 saves tonight.
Faceoffs: Brockport won 40 of 68 total faceoffs tonight. Jacob King won 10 of his 17 total faceoffs with Parsons winning 11 of his 19 while Chris Aarons won 9 of 12 of his faceoffs.
The Golden Eagle's will next travel to SUNY Canton on January 22nd to face off against the Kangaroo's as Brockport will try to take the weekend series sweep. Puckdrop is scheduled for 7pm.