Monday, January 8, 2024

Brockport ties Canton

 The SUNY Brockport hockey team tied SUNY Canton Friday on the road, 4-4. Brockport is now to 5-8-2 overall this season, with another matchup against Canton set for Saturday.
Canton struck first scoring at 18:22 in the first period. The rest of the first remained scoreless, sending the Golden Eagles into the second trailing 1-0.

Canton added to the lead in the second period with a goal at 6:11, taking a 2-0 lead. Michael Meredith answered the call with his fourth goal of the season, making it a 2-1 score. Meredith scored at 11:37 in the second, assisted by Josh Grund and Jordan Rosenbaum.

Grund added another point to the board shortly after, scoring his fourth goal of the season assisted by Meredith and Dominic Chirico. This goal would tie the game up at 2-2 late in the second. Canton snuck one into the net with 2.0 seconds left on the board, sending the Golden Eagles into the final period of regulation down 3-2.

The Kangaroo's scored just 38 seconds into the third period to take a 4-2 lead. Brockport's Matt Anastasio scored the crew's third goal at 17:57 into the third, assisted by Spencer Flansburg and Connor Galloway. With only 12 seconds left in regulation, Chase Maxwell tied up the score at 4-4 to send the game to overtime. Maxwell was assisted by Anastasio and Grund on the play.

After 5 minutes of a scoreless three-on-three overtime period, both teams add a tie to their overall record.

Trevor Joule had his first career start between the pipes, playing 65:00 minutes on the ice. Joule let up four goals and made 28 saves in the game.