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#4 Elmira Soaring Eagles @ #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals - NCAA Division II Women's Hockey - February 14th 2020

around defender
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Nathanel Lepage

Plattsburgh State's Sara Wolfe (10) goes around the defender and breaks to the goal as part of two goal night. It would be a battle of national powers as the #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the #4 Elmira Soaring Eagles at the Ronald B Stafford Ice Arena as part of the senior night for the Cardinals. The game would start off good for the home Cardinals as they would take the 1-0 lead 5:48 into the first period when Sara Wolfe would light the lamp. The game would stay there the ten-minute mark of the period when the Cardinals would strike again once again from Sara Wolfe for her second of the night to make it 2-0 Cardinals. The Soaring Eagles would do there best to keep the game close as they would go through the whole second period without a goal. In the third period about halfway through the back would break and the Cardinals would score from Taylor Whitney for the 3-0 lead and hold one for the win. In the winning effort, the Cardinals would go to 22-1 on the season as Ashley Davis would make 22 stops on the night. Gallery

diving stop
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh State's Sara Krauseneck (25) with the diving effort to keep the puck in the offensive zone on the powerplay. Gallery

#4 Elimra Soaring Eagles @ #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals - February 14th 2020

NCAA Division III Women's Hockey
shoulder save
Photo By: 
Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh State's Ashley Davis (1) with the shoulder save for one of her 17 saves on the night for the shutout win. It would be a battle of national powers as the #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the #4 Elmira Soaring Eagles at the Ronald B Stafford Ice Arena as part of the senior night for the Cardinals. The game would start off good for the home Cardinals as they would take the 1-0 lead 5:48 into the first period when Sara Wolfe would light the lamp. The game would stay there the ten-minute mark of the period when the Cardinals would strike again once again from Sara Wolfe for her second of the night to make it 2-0 Cardinals. The Soaring Eagles would do there best to keep the game close as they would go through the whole second period without a goal. In the third period about halfway through the back would break and the Cardinals would score from Taylor Whitney for the 3-0 lead and hold one for the win. In the winning effort, the Cardinals would go to 22-1 on the season as Ashley Davis would make 22 stops on the night. Gallery

Elmira Soaring Eagles @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals - W.B. Mason Winter Classic Championship Game - January 4th 2020

NCAA Division 3 Mens Hockey
celeberation
Photo By: 
Kyle Coryea

The Elmira Soaring Eagles celebrate as they are crowd the 2019 W.B. Mason Winter Classic champions at the Ronald B Stafford Ice Arena. The championship game of the W.B. Mason Winter Classic woould be a renewal of a rivalry between longtime foes as the Plattsburgh State Cardinals would faceoff with the Elmira Soaring Eagles. The game would start off great for the home Cardinals as they would get the opening goal of the game just 1:27 into the first period from Christian Difelice. The lead would short-lived as the Soaring Eagles would get the equalizer with a shorthanded goal from Nick Ford just over three minutes later and tie the game at 1. Then just two minutes later at the 6:59 mark of the first period, the Soaring Eagles would take the 2-1 lead on a goal by Anthony Parrucci. That is where the game would remain for the rest of the period and until the 13:30 mark of the second when Elmira's Matthew Cuce would score two goals in two minutes with one of them being a shorthanded goal to take the 4-1 lead. That would be all that the Soaring Eagles would need as they would hold on from there to take the 4-1 victory. In the losing effort, the Cardinals would fall to 4-7-1 on the season. Gallery.

Endicott Gulls Vs Elimira Soaring Eagles - W.B. Mason Winter Classic Semi-Finals - NCAA Division 3 Men's Hockey - January 3rd 2020

falling down goal
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Kyle Coryea

Elmira's Nick Ford (18) with the goal in front of the net as he is falling to ice. It would be the opening game of the W.B. Mason Winter Classic hosted by the Plattsburgh State Cardinals and would feature a matchup between the Endicott Gulls and the Elmira Soaring Eagles. The first period would take sometime to get going as there would be no scoring there would be three goals in 9 minutes. The Gulls would get two goals from James Winkler and Stev Kuxhynski as the Soaring Eagles would get a lone goal from Kale Kane and the Gulls would have a 2-1 lead after the first period. In the second period the offenses on both sides would be a scoring machine as they would combine for four goals in the period. Scoring for the Soaring Eagles would be Nick Ford and Marty Kaponian and for the Gulls it would be Luke Rogers and Bump Lisk as the Gulls would take a 4-3 lead into the final period. In the final period the Soaring Eagles would keep up the fight and win the period 2-1 and send the game to overtime. Scoring in the third period for the Soaring Eagles would be Stev Kunchynski and Matthew Cuce. In the overtime it was starting to look like we were headed to the shootout until Elmira's Nick Ford would rip one by the goalie to give the Soaring Eagles the 6-5 win in overtime. With the win the Soaring Eagles will head to the championship of the W.B. Mason Winter Classic against either host Plattsburgh State or Wentworth. Gallery.

meeting at line
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Kyle Coryea

Endicott's Jason Kalinowski (10) and Elimra's Spencer Carter (6) have a meeting just inside the blue line and as can be seen it was a crunching good time. Gallery.

Endicott Gulls Vs Elimira Soaring Eagles - W.B. Mason Winter Classic Semi-Finals - January 3rd 2020

NCAA Division 3 Mens Hockey
celeberation
Photo By: 
Kyle Coryea

The Elmira Soaring Eagles celebrate as they get the game winner with 13 seconds left in the overtime. It would be the opening game of the W.B. Mason Winter Classic hosted by the Plattsburgh State Cardinals and would feature a matchup between the Endicott Gulls and the Elmira Soaring Eagles. The first period would take sometime to get going as there would be no scoring there would be three goals in 9 minutes. The Gulls would get two goals from James Winkler and Stev Kuxhynski as the Soaring Eagles would get a lone goal from Kale Kane and the Gulls would have a 2-1 lead after the first period. In the second period the offenses on both sides would be a scoring machince as they would combine for four goals in the period. Scoring for the Soaring Eagles would be Nick Ford and Marty Kaponian and for the Gulls it would be Luke Rogers and Bump Lisk as the Gulls would take a 4-3 lead into the final period. In the final period the Soaring Eagles would keep up the fight and win the period 2-1 and send the game to overtime. Scoring in the third period for the Soaring Eagles would be Stev Kunchynski and Matthew Cuce. In the overtime it was starting to look like we were headed to the shootout until Elimra's Nick Ford would rip one by the goalie to give the Soaring Eagles the 6-5 win in overtime. With the win the Soaring Eagles will head to the championship of the W.B. Mason Winter Classic against either host Plattsburgh State or Wentworth. Gallery.