SUNYAC Roundup 10/29/11

Buffalo State Bengals 8               Brockport Golden Eagles 1

Tuttle North Ice Arena, Brockport, N.Y.         Attendance: 1,200

The Golden Eagles (0-2-1 overall, 0-1-0 SUNYAC) took a 1-0 lead at 6:44 of the first period before the Bengals (1-1-0 overall, 1-1-0 SUNAYC) scored eight unanswered goals to rout Brockport, 8-1, on Saturday. Buffalo State scored three power-play goals in the second period before adding a shorthanded goal and a 4-on-4 goal to begin the third period. Buffalo State’s Drew Klin netted a hat trick and Trevor McKinney added a goal and an assist. The Bengals finished 3-for-8 on the power play, while the Golden Eagles were unsuccessful on all nine extra man opportunities. Buffalo State goalie Kevin Carr made 22 saves to earn the Bengals’ first SUNYAC win of the season.

Geneseo Ice Knights 2              Fredonia Blue Devils 1

Ira S. Wilson Ice Arena           Attendance: 1,650 

Geneseo’s David Arduin scored the game-winning goal 3:46 into the third period to give the Ice Knights a 2-1 victory over rival Fredonia. The Ice Knights (2-1-0 overall, 2-0-0 SUNYAC) opened the scoring 3:12 into the first period on a power-play goal by Corbin Rosmarin before the Blue Devils tied the game 20 seconds into the second period on a goal by Brad Nunn. Fredonia (2-1-1 overall, 0-1-1 SUNYAC) outshot the Ice Knights 24-17 through the first two periods, but Geneseo outshot Fredonia 12-5 in the third period. The Blue Devils pulled goalie Mark Friesen with 29 seconds remaining, but were unable to notch the game-tying goal. Geneseo goalie Adrian Rubeniuk finished with 29 saves to earn the win in net.

Plattsburgh Cardinals 6              Morrisville State Mustangs 4

The Iceplex       Attendance: 562

Playing in their SUNYAC opener at Morrisville (1-1-0 overall, 1-1-0 SUNYAC), the Cardinals (1-0-0 overall, 1-0-0 SUNYAC) registered three power-play goals on six attempts, defeating the Mustangs, 6-4. Plattsburgh’s Kyle Kudroch netted the Cardinals’ final two goals in the third period and Mark Constantine also tallied two goals. Morrisville’s Curtis Renaud scored the Mustangs’ first two goals of the game, but Plattsburgh recorded four of the final five goals of the game. The Cardinals outshot Morrisville 21-9 in the second period and 42-35 for the game. Mathieu Cadieux made 31 saves for the Cardinals.

Cortland Red Dragons 3               Hobart Statesmen 2

Alumni Arena          Attendance: 307

After a scoreless first period, the Red Dragons (1-1-0 overall, 0-1-0 SUNYAC) exploded for three goals in the second period and held on late to preserve a 3-2 victory over Hobart (0-1-0 overall, 0-0-0 ECAC West) in a non-conference game at Alumni Arena. Hobart took the 1-0 lead at 7:38 on Brad Richard’s goal. Cortland responded with three unanswered goal, including two power-play goals in the final minute of the second period. The Statesmen cut the deficit in half at 9:51 of the third period, but were unable to score the equalizer after pulling goalie Nick Broadwater with 30 seconds remaining in regulation. Cortland’s Mike Reilly finished with 23 saves in a winning effort for the Red Dragons.

Potsdam Bears 14             So. New Hampshire Penmen 2

Maxcy Hall           Attendance: 209

Leading 2-1 at the end of the first period, Potsdam (1-1-0 overall, 0-1-0 SUNYAC) exploded for eight unanswered goals in the second period en route to a 14-2 blowout over So. New Hampshire (0-1-0 overall, 0-0-0 Northeast-10) on Saturday night. The Bears received goal contributions from 11 different players, including a natural hat trick by Paul Manderfield. Matt Viola recorded a five-point night with one goal and four assists. John Humphrey tallied a goal and an assist for the Penmen. Potsdam chased starting goaltender Tyler Holske after just 28:56, allowing five goals. Backup goalie Max Paluszynski allowed nine goals in relief. The Bears outshot So. New Hampshire 48-20, including 23-11 in the second period. Potsdam’s Kevin McFarland finished with 13 saves in 40 minutes to earn the win in net for the Bears. Kevin Weiler played the third period, making five saves.

Mike Kraft

Managing Editor of The Oswegonian Executive Editor of The PlayMaker & The Oswego State Men's Ice Hockey Guide Men's Ice Hockey Beat Writer 2009-Current