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Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers @ Saranac Chiefs - High School Boys Hockey - December 20th 2019


Saranac's Austin Carpenter (6) wth the shot for the circle that finds the short side for one of two goals. It would be opening night of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference season and the Saranac Chiefs would host the Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers at Amer-can North. The opening goal of the game would come to the Chiefs Austin Carpenter at the 5:39 mark of the first period for the 1-0 lead. In the second part of the period, the Lakers would strike two goals from Rhett Darrah and Dustin Patterson for a 2-1 game at the end of the period. In the second period, the tables would flip and the Chiefs would score twice while the Lakers would get one. The goal scores would be Dylan Eagleson and Bailey Marsh for the Chiefs and Ben Munn for the Lakers and game would be tied at three headed to the third. In the third period, the Lakers offense would come alive and strike for four goals from Tyler Hinckley (twice), Hunter Walmont and Dylan Amell. While the Chiefs would get a lone goal from Austin Carpenter as the Lakers would get the 7-4 victory. In the winning effort, Tyler Hinchley would score twice and Dylan Amell would have 5 points on the night for the Lakers, while Erick Frechette would have 51 saves on the night. The Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers go to 4-1 while the Saranac Chiefs fall to 4-1 on the season. Gallery


Saranac Lake/Lake Placid's Tyler Hinchley (2) slides it past Saranac's Erick Fechette for one of two goals on the night. Gallery

John Jay Indians @ Beekmantown Eagles - Applebees Winter Classic Championship - High School Boys Hockey - December 22nd 2019

over the glove

John Jay's Mattie Weirl (23) puts the shot over the outstretched glove of Riley Hansen (1). The Beekmantown Eagles would host the John Jay Indians in the 2019 Apple-bees Beekmantown Winter Classic Championship. The Indians would get the lone goal of the first period on the Kyle Petschek goal at the 7:49 mark to make it 1-0 Indians. In the second period, the Indians would take control as they would light the lamp 3 times on goals from Ethan Jackson, Mattie Wierl and Jack Browne to make it 4-0 Indians. In the third period, the Indians would add one more just to put the icing on the cake. Although the Eagles would avoid the shutout as Gavin Fessette would score in the final three minutes. In the losing effort, the Eagles would fall to 3-2 on the season. Gallery

pad save

Beekmantown's Riley Hansen (1) with the pad save on the scramble in front of the net. Gallery

Rye Garrant @ Northeastern Clinton Cougars - High School Boys Hockey - December 22nd 2019

paddle save

Northeastern Clinton's Ethan Garrand (24) with the paddle save on a shot down line. It would be the consolation game of the Applebees' Beekmantown Winter Classic between the Rye Garnets and the Northeastern Clinton Cougars. It would be a matchup between a couple of evenly matched teams and there would be no scoring in the opening period. The Garnets would finally breakdown the wall at the 8:41 mark of the second period on the Cal McLoughlin goal to make it 1-0. The game would stay there until the six-minute mark of the third period when the Cougars would tie the game up at one the Lucas Bedard goal. It was starting to look like overtime until Rye's Carter Bradford would come in on a breakaway and beat the goalie with 34 seconds left to give the Rye the 2-1 victory. In the losing effort the Cougars fall to 1-2 on the season. Gallery

working down low

Rye's Declan Lavelle (9) working down low as Northeastern Clinton's Reid LaValley (2) draped all over him. Gallery

St. Lawrence Saints @ #5 Clarkson Golden Knights - ECAC Men's Hockey - December 7th 2019

at the blueline

Clarkson's Devin Brosseau (14) and St. Lawerence's Jeff Clarke battle for the lose puck at the blueline. It would be the next installment of the Route 11 rivalry as the Clarkson Golden Knights would host the St. Lawerence Saints. The game would start off good for the home team as Clarkson's Connor McCarthy would light the lamp at the 12:08 mark of the first period for the powerplay goal. The game would stay there til over midway through the second period when the Saints Jake Stevens would tie it up on the powerplay at the 13:26 mark. Although it would short-lived for the tie as Clarkson's Harald Egle would score on the powerplay 30 seconds later to regain the one-goal lead at 2-1. In the third, the period the Golden Knights would extend there lead to 3-1 on Connor McCarthy's second powerplay goal of the night and secure the 3-1 victory. In the winning effort, the Golden Knights go to 11-3-1 on the season while Connor McCarthy would have two goals and Frank Marotte would make 24 saves on the night. Next up for the Golden Knights is a trip next weekend to Huntingdon, Michigan for two games with Michigan Tech. Gallery

through the check

Clarkson's Chris Klack (8) breaks through the check by St. Lawrence's Dylan Woolf (2) as he cares into the zone. Gallery

Canton Kangaroos @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals - NCAA Men's Hockey - December 6th 2019


Plattsburgh State's Christian Defeliece with the hard check on the Kangaroo that buckles him along the boards. It would be a nonconference tilt between north country foes as the Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Canton Kangaroos. The game would start off good as the Cardinals would score 14 seconds into the game on Ryan Kuhn's goal. Although the Kangaroos would tie the game up at the 9:48 mark on a power-play goal by Jesse Farabee. Then with 4:25 left in the period, the Kangaroos would take the 2-1 lead on the Max Routledge goal. In the second period at the 9:40 mark, the Cardinals would score to cut the deficit to 1 at 3-2 on the Ryan Hogg goal. Then at the 15:14 mark of the second period, the Kangaroos would score again to regain the 2 goal lead on Max Routledge's second goal of the night at 4-2. When the teams came back for the third period the Cardinals would do there best to tie the game up. They would get it within 1 at the 7:21 mark on Adam Tretowicz's goal to make it 3-2. Although they couldn't get it any closer and would fall to 4-3. In the losing effort, Brandon Wells would make 23 saves as they fall to 3-6-1 and the Kangaroos go to 5-3-1 on the season. Gallery


Plattsburgh State's Adam Trentowicz score on a quick wrister right in front to make it a one goal game. Gallery

Worcester Railers @ Adirondack Thunder - ECHL Hockey - December 27th 2019

stick save

Adirondack's Joe Murdaca (30) reaches across the crease and get the stick save to keep it tied up. The Adirondack Thunder would host the Worcester Railers in ECHL Hockey action in front of 3100 fans. The Railers would get the early lead at the 4:51 mark from Shane Walsh. The Thunder would answer back at the 11:07 on the Ara Nazarin goal to make it 1-1. About a minute and a half later the Railers would regain the 2-1 on Shane Walsh's second of the night. The Adirondack Thunder would retie the game up at 2 on Jake Linhart's goal to end the first period. After all the excitement in the first period, there would be a lone goal in the second period by Railers Jaxk Standers to make it 3-2. That's where the game would stay till halfway through the third period when Alex Tonge would score to tie the game at three. In the final five minutes of the period, the Thunder would get there first lead of the game at Mike Szmatula rebound goal at 4-3. Although the Railers would rally back and tie the game back up at 4 in the final minute on the Dante Salituro. In the overtime, the Railers would get the winner about two minutes in on the Dante Salituro second goal of the game. Gallery

whind up

Adirondack's Nikita Popugaev (19) whind up for the shot just inside the blue line. Gallery

Malone Huskies @ Saranac Chiefs - High School Boys Hockey - December 3rd 2019

looking down the barrell

Saranac's Austin Carpenter (6) lines up the shot on Malone's Jeremiah Schraf (30). It would be the start of the season for both the Saranac Chiefs as they would host the Malone Huskies. The game would start off good for the Chiefs as Nolan Knight would get the first goal two minutes into the game. The game would stay there till the 12-minute mark of the period when Chiefs Austin Carpenter would strike to make it a 2-0 game. Although Carpenter wouldn't stop there as he would strike again in the final minute of the period to make it 3-0. The game would stay there through the second period as there was no scoring. As the third period would start the Chiefs would add another one 31 seconds on the Zack O'Connell goal for the 4-0 lead. From there the Chiefs would shut the Huskies down and secure the 4-0 victory. In the winning effort, the Chiefs start the season at 1-0 while the Huskies fall to 0-1. Gallery

glove save

Saranac's Erick Frechette (30) with the glove save to preserve the shutout. Gallery

Reading Royals @ Adirondack Thunder - ECHL Hockey - December 28th 2019

blocker save

Adirondack's Eamon Mcadams (34) with the blocker save as part of his 38 save evening for the win. The Adirondack Thunder would finish off there weekend homestand this time with the Reading Royals in front of 3300 fans on 90s night. The Thunder would strike twice in the first period with a pair of powerplay goals from Matt Salahany and James Henry for the 2-0 lead. In the second period, the Thunder would score three times on goals by James Henry, Casey Pierro-Zabat and Matt Salahany and that would be goal 2 of the night for Henry and Salahany. In the third period, the Royals would score twice to avoid the shutout and the Thunder would add one more from Ludvig Larsson to secure the 6-2 victory. In the winning effort Eamon McAdams would make 38 saves as the Thunder would end there 11 game losing streak. Gallery


Adirondack's Matt Salahany (2) on the scramble in front of the net knocks in his first of two goals on the night.Gallery

#1 Norwich Cadets @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals - Primelink Great Northern Shootout Conslation Game - NCAA Men's Hockey - November 30th 2019

rebound attempt

Plattsburgh State's Philip Middleton (4) shot attempt off the rebound that went to his stick. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the #1 Norwich Cadets in the consolation game of the Primelink Great Northern Shootout in front of 1100 fans. The Cadets would get the opening goal of the game from Coby Downs at the seven-minute mark of the first period. The Cardinals would answer back on the powerplay in the fourteenth minute with the Rich McCartney goal. Although from there the Cardinals would have no answer for number one as they would get four unanswered goals from Gabriel Chicocine, Jordan Hall and two more from Coby Downs to finish off the hat trick. In the winning effort, the Cadets get third place and go to 9-1 on the season while the Cardinals fall to 3-5-1 on the season. Gallery


Plattsburgh State's Adam Tretowicz (21) on the doorstep going after the loose puck. Gallery

Middlebury Panthers Vs #3 Wisconsin Eau Claire Blugold - Primelink Great Northern Shootout Championship - NCAA Men's Hockey - November 30th 2019


Wisconsin Eau Claire's Nick Techel (22) with the check that rides Middlebury's Connor Breen (10) into the broads. It would be the finals of the 22nd annual Primelink Great Northern Shootout and would feature the Middlebury Panthers and #3 Wisconsin Eau Claire Blugold. The game would start off good for the underdog Panthers as they would score 3 minutes in on the Matt Danner goal for the 1-0 lead. Although the Blugold would answer back with two goals in the first period from Nick Techel and Jard Vroman for the 2-1 lead. In the second period, the Blugold would expand there lead to 4-1 on goals from Derek Hammer and Cole Paskus. In the third period though the Panthers wouldn't go quitely as they would get two goals late from Emack Bentley and Zach Shapiro to make it tight down the stretch. Although the Blugold would hold on for the 4-3 victory and be crowned the 2019 Primelink Great Northern Shootout champion. Gallery

block shot

Middleburry's Connor Breen (10) with the shot block off the leg from Wisconsin Eau Claire's Tyler Tomberlin (12). Gallery