No. 15 Huskies Scrape Win From Union

No. 15 Huskies Scrape Win From Union

In similar fashion to the night before, Union College scored first but ended up losing 2-1 to No. 15 Northeastern on Saturday evening at Messa Rink.
 
The Dutchmen drop to 0-4-0 on the season, while the Huskies improve to 2-0-0. Despite the four losses, the Union student-athletes and coaches remain positive. Union started the 2017-18 season with an 0-5-0 record but went on to win 21 games and finish second overall in the ECAC Hockey standings with a conference record of 16-5-1.
 
Summary

  • Sam Morton scored his first goal of the season, banging home a loose puck in front of the net early in the third period.
  • Anthony Rinaldi and Vas Kolias received assists on the goal. It was Rinaldi's second point of the season, and the first for Kolias.
  • So far this season 14 skaters have now recorded points for the Dutchmen, which includes seven of the nine first-year skaters.
  • Both teams were perfect on the penalty kill, as Union killed off five penalties and Northeastern killed off four.
  • For the first time this season, Union out-shot an opponent in the third period, out-shooting the Huskies 10-8.
  • Darion Hanson made 22 saves in net for the Dutchmen, while Craig Pantano made 20 stops for the Huskies.
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Up Next for the Dutchmen
Union hits the road next weekend, Oct. 18-19, for a two-game series against Massachusetts. Both games in Amherst are set for 7 p.m. (ET) start times.