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January 2016 News

#1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs #9 Norwich Cadets
January 19th 2016

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Plattsburgh State's Melissa Ames (24) with the goal on the scramble in front of the net. It would be a match up of top 10 teams as #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host #9 Norwich Cadets in Non-league action that would be a rematch of last years national cchampionship. The Cardinals would take the 1-0 lead on Melissa Ames goal at the 4 minute mark of the first. The Cardinals would extend the lead to 2-0 on Julia Duquette's goal at the 10 minute mark of the first. The game would stay there til the 4:05 mark of the second period when Karen Hudson would extend it to 3-0. Then at the 7:30 mark Mackenize Millen would make it 4-0. Then in the closing minutes of the second Kayla Meneghin would make it 5-0. Then at the 5:58 mark of the third period Melissa Sheeran would put the icing on the cake to insure the 6-0 victory. In the winning effort Camille Leonard would make 25 saves in the shutout as the Cardinals go to 14-0 on the season. Gallery

#1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs William Smith Herons
January 16th 2016

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Plattsburgh State's Nicole Mensi (7) looking for the goal on the doorstep attempt. The #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would meet up with the William Smith Herons in ECAC West Hockey action. It would be a game that the cardinals would be in control of from start to finish. As the Cardinals would have a 6-0 lead after the first period with goals from Courtney Moriarty, Jordan Lipson (2), Mellisa Ames (2), and Bridget Baisley. William Smith would add one in the second period to make it 6-1 headed to third period. The Cardinals would add three more in the third period from Kayla Meneghin, Julie Duquette, and Melissa Sheerean for the 9-1 victory. In the winning effort Kassi Abbott would make 8 saves as the Cardinals go to 13-0 on the season. Gallery

Northeastern Clinton Cougars Vs Malone Huskies
January 15th 2016

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Northeastern Clinto's (6) with the hard body check on the Malone defender along the boards to gain control of the puck. It would be a non-league affair between the Malone Huskies and the Northeastern Clinton Cougars. The Cougars would strike first at the 8:50 mark of the first period on Gonyo's goal. The game would stay there til 9:03 mark of the second when Gonyo would strike again this time on the power play to make it 2-0. The Cougars would extend the lead to 3-0 on Dupee's goal late in the second period. The Huskies would get on the board at the 51 second mark of the third period to make it 3-1 on the power play. Then at 5:10 mark of the period Benware would strike again to make it a 3-2 game. The Huskies would fight the rest of the game but there efforts would come short as the Cougars get the 3-2 win. In the winning effort the Cougars goalies would combine for 24 saves as the Cougars go to 6-6 on the season. Gallery

#1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs #7 Middlebury Panthers
January 12th 2015

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Plattsburgh State's Cammie Leonard (31) with the shoulder save as part of a 18 save night. It would be a non-conference affair between top ten teams as the #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the #7 Middlebury Panthers. The game would remain scoreless until the first minute of the second period when Mellisa Sheerean would light the lamp to give the Cardinals the 1-0 lead. The Cardinals would extend the lead to 2-0 at the eight minute mark Kayla Meneghain. The game would stay there til the last minute of the game when Kayla Meneghain would get her second goal of the night on the empty net. As the Cardinals would secure the 3-0 victory. In the winning effort Cammie Leonard would make 16 saves for the shutout as the Cardinals would go to 12-0 on the season. Gallery

#2 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs Canton Kangaroos
January 9th 2016

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Plattsburgh's State's Pat Egan (16) with the tapper at the net on the cross pass for the goal. The #2 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Canton Kangaroos in non-conference. The Cardinals would leave no stretch to the imagination that they were in control of the game scoring five times in the first period for a 5-0 lead. The goal scores in the period would be Nick Belenger (2), Luke Baleshetea, Ross Sloan and Brandon O'Quinn. In the second period they would pick up where they left off as Brandon O'Quinn would get second of the night on a power play goal to make it 6-0. Then the Kangaroos would finally get on the period with two goal in a two minute span in the second period to make it 6-2 at the end of the second period. Then a 1:20 into the third period Pat Egan would strike to extend the Cardinals lead to 7-2. Then in the closing minutes of the game the Cardinals would strike with Luke Baleshetea's second goal of the night to finish of the game and give the Cardinals the 8-2 victory. In the winning effort Spencer Finney would make 23 saves as the Cardinals go to 11-2-1 on the season. Gallery

W.B. Mason Winter Classic Championships
#3 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs Colby College Mules
January 2 2016

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The Plattsburgh State Cardinals pose for there team photo as they are crowned the 2016 W.B. Mason Winter Classic champions. The game would be tight through out the start and be scoreless after the first period of play. The Cardinals would take the 1-0 lead a 1:16 into the second period when Ryan Chaisson would get his first collegiate goal. Then at 12:14 mark of the second period the Cardinals would extend there lead to 2-0 on a power play goal from Pat Egan. Then in the last minutes of the third period Ryan Botting would put the icing on the cake with his own power play goal to secure the 3-0 victory and give the Cardinals the championship. In the winning effort Spencer Finney would 26 saves for the shutout victory as the Cardinals go to 10-1-1 on the season. Gallery

W.B. Mason Winter Classic Semifinals
#3 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs Fitchburg State Falcons
January 1 2016

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Plattsburgh State's Pat Egan (16) rifles the shot to the top shelf over goalies shoulder for one of his two goals on the night. It would be the semi-finals on the W.B. Mason Winter Classic and it would feature the #3 Plattsburgh State Cardinals hosting the Fitchburg State Falcons. The Cardinals would take the 1-0 lead on Pat Egan's goal at 9:54 of the first period. Then just over three minutes later Pat Egan would strike again to make it 2-0. Then to end the six minute stretch in the first the Cardinals Cole Stallard would score to make it 3-0 Cardinals after the first period. In the second period the Cardinals would contuine there dominance scoring twice more from Cam Owens and Brandon O'Quinn to make it 5-0 after two periods. In the third period the Cardinals would put the final touches on the game scoring twice more this time Luke Balesheta and Kyle Hall for the 7-0 victory. In the winning effort Brady Rouleau would stop all 18 shots in the shutout victory as the Cardinals go to 9-1-1 on the season. With the win the Cardinals play for the W.B. Mason Winter Classic Championship against Colby. Gallery

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