The Golden Eagles (13-9-2, 6-7-2) were shutout Saturday night 4-0 against the hosting Fredonia State Blue Devils (8-9-1, 6-7).
Fredonia first scored in the first period at the 12:06 mark as the team's only goal in the period. The Blue Devils would go into the second period with a 1-0 lead before scoring three times in the second period. The Blue Devils goals came at 2:12, 5:38 and 13:59 into the period. After a scoreless third period the Golden Eagles fell to Fredonia state 4-0.
The Golden Eagles out shot Fredonia 67-to-50 with Fredonia State getting more shots on goal against Brockport as the Blue Devils recorded 34 total shots on goals to Brockport's 28 shots on goal. Fredonia State managed to get its defense in front of the puck blocking 24 shots as the Golden Eagles blocked 12 of Fredonia's. Corey Tam led the team in shots as he fired off seven total shots with four on goal. Andrew Harley and Scott Ramakers recorded four shots with three on net as Mitchel Parsons, Jacob Rodrigue and Ryan Romeo fired off six shots in the game.
In the penalty box Brockport record two penalties for a total of four penalty minutes as Fredonia recorded eight penalties in the game. Fredonia served a total of 24 penalty minutes as Fredonia was given 7 minor penalties and a 10-minute Major for Unsportsmanlike Conduct.
Aidan Curry (3-3-1) was Brockport's goaltender in tonight's games playing the full 60-minutes in net for Brockport. The junior netminder managed to make a total of 30 saves in tonight's contest. Fredonia's goaltender Logan Dyck (8-8) managed to make 28 saves against the Golden Eagle's in tonight's contest for his second shutout of the season.
Brockport won 38 of 64 total faceoffs in tonight's games. Jacob King continued to dominate in on faceoffs winning 15-of-18 in tonight's game. Michael Meredith won 10-of-13 faceoffs against the Blue Devils as Kevin Mainello and Mitchell Parsons both went .500 on their faceoffs with Mainello going 6-for-12 in the circle with Parsons going 5-for10.
With only one game remaining for Brockport in the regular season the Golden Eagles will make an appearance in the SUNYAC Tournament this season. This is the seventh time in eight seasons that the Golden Eagles have made an appearance in the SUNYAC Tournament.
|#1||#11 Oswego State – X||34||(11-2-1), (16-5-1)|
|#2||#2 SUNY Geneseo – X||31||(10-1-1), (18-2-1)|
|#3||Plattsburgh State – X||29||(10-4-1), (14-7-3)|
|#4||SUNY Cortland – X||23||(7-5-2), (12-9-2)|
|#5||SUNY Brockport - X||21||(6-7-2), (13-9-2)|
|#6||Fredonia State||18||(6-7), (8-9-1)|
|#7||SUNY Potsdam - E||10||(3-11-1), (4-16-1)|
|#8||Buffalo State||9||(3-10), (5-16)|
|#8||Morrisville State||7||(2-11), (7-13-2)|
x - Clinched Playoff Berth
# - Indicates Tournament Seed
e - Eliminated from Playoff Contention
Points - Win (3) / OT Win (2) / OL or Tie (1)
Point Formula - (# of Wins x 3) + (# of OL + T x 1)-(# of OW x 1)
The Golden Eagles will next get back to work and prepare for the #2 team in the country as the SUNY Geneseo Knights travel to Brockport, NY in the Golden Eagles final home game of the regular season. The Game will take place at the Tuttle North Ice Arena on Saturday, February 19th at 7:00 pm.