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ECAC Championships Finals
#2 Cornell Big Red Vs #3 Clarkson Golden Knights

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Clarkson's Chris Klack (8) with the rebound off the Cornell goalie for the championship winner. The 2019 ECAC Hockey Championships Finals would come down to #2 Cornell Big Red and the #3 Clarkson Golden Knights and also would be a pair of top ten teams in the country vying for the conference automatic bid into the NCAA Championship at the Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid in front of 5700 fans. The Big Red would get the important first goal of the game from Noah Bauld at the 7:29 mark of the first period. Although in a matter four minutes between period the twelve and sixteen minute mark of the first period Devin Brosseau would get two powerplay goals and give the Golden Knights a 2-1 lead after the first period. The game would remain there for the longest time as both teams were very evenly matched. Although with just under six minutes left in the game the Big Red tie the game up on the Tristan Mullin goal and would be enough to send the game to overtime. In that overtime period it was starting to look like we might be heading for a second overtime until Chris Klack would knock in the rebound and give the Clarkson Golden Knights 2019 ECAC Championship for the first time sense 2007. In the winning effort Jake Keilly would make 29 saves as the Clarkson Golden Knights head to the NCAA Tournament. Gallery

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Cornell's Noah Baulding (8) taps in the rebound to give the Big Red the early 1-0 lead. Gallery

ECAC Championships Semi-finals
#3 Clarkson Golden Knights Vs #4 Harvard Crimson

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Harvard's Benjamin Solin (11) with the hard check along te boards on the Clarkson player to break up the play. The #3 Clarkson Golden Knights would meet up with the #4 Harvard Crimson in the semi-finals of the ECAC Championships demi-finals at the Herb Brooks Arena in front of 4800 people, The Golden Knights would open up the scoring just 2:30 into the game on the Haralds Eagle goal. Then just over three minutes later the Knights would extend there lead to 2-0 on the Anthony Callin goal. The game would stay there till the thirteen minute mark when the Golden Knights would score again this time from Nicco Strum for the 3-0 lead. The Crimson would answer right back a minute later on the Adam Fox goal to make it 3-1. Then just over a minute into the third period Harvard's Jack Rathbone would score to make it a 3-2. Although the Golden Knights were having nothing of it as they scored twice from Jack Jacome and Jordan Schneider to secure the 5-2 victory. In the winning effort Jake Keily would make 26 saves as the Golden Knights advance to the finals of the ECAC Championship against the #2 Cornell Big Red. Gallery

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Clarkson's Jake Keilly (29) with the glove save as part of a 26 save night to petverse the victory. Gallery

ECAC Championship Semi-Finals
#2 Cornell Big Red Vs #8 Brown Bears

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Cornell's Morgan Barron (14) with rebound goal to extend the lead. The #2 Cornell Big Red would meet up with the #8 Brown Bears in the semi-final of the ECAC Championships at the Herb Brooks Arena in front of 4800 fans. The Big Red would open the first period with three goals setting the tone early with three goals in the period including two goals on one major powerplay with goals coming from Matthew Nuttle, Noah Bauld and Tristian Mullin. In the second period the Big Red would extend there lead to 4-0 on a goal from Morgan Barron on the powerplay at the thirteen minute mark. In the third period the Big Red would score two more from Joe Leahy and Kyle Betts to secure the 6-0. In the winning effort Matthew Galajda would make 30 saves in a shutout effort as they would advance to the ECAC Championships finals and face the winner of Clarkson and Harvard. Gallerty

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Brown's Alex Brink (19) with the crunching hit along the boards on the Cornell player to break up the play. Gallerty

ECHL Hockey
Adirondack Thunder Vs Reading Royals

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Adirondack's Peter McArthur (16) with the whind up for the shot from the blue line. The Adirondack would finish off a three game weekend home stand with the Reading Royals as they make a late season push for the top spot in the north division in front of 2900 fans. The lone goal of the first period would come from the Royals Kevin Goumas at 6:37 of the period for the 1-0 lead. As for the second period the Thunder would tie the game up at the seven minute mark on the Kelly Summers goals right off the face off. Then the Thunder would pull ahead 2-1 at the 11 minute mark on Hans. Gorowsky goal his first goal as a profesional. Although the Royals would answer back with 2 power plays goals in the final 90 seconds of the period from Josh McDonald and Chris McCarthy to give the Royals the 3-2 lead as we entered the final period. In the final period it would take the Thunder til four minutes left in the game before they would score and tie the game up on Hans Gorowsky second career goal and second of the night. The Thunder would take the 4-3 lead 38 seconds later on the Dylan Walchuck goal and the Thunder would get two empty net goals to secure the 6-4 victory and get the rare 6 point weekend. In the winning effort Hans Gorowsky would score twice with his first two pro goals and Cam Johnson would make 29 saves on the night in an emergency start. Gallery

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Adirondack's Cam Johnson (30) with the pad save on the shot right in front as part of a 29 save night. Gallery

ECHL Hockey
Adirondack Thunder Vs Newfoundland Growlers

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Adirondack's Connor Rilley (44) with the wrister in front of the defenders for the goal as part of the hat trick. The Adirondack Thunder would host the Newfoundland Growlers on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Night. The battle would be on between the Thunder and Growlers as they fight for first in the division. The Growlers would get the opening goal of the game 1:55 in from Zach O'Brien for the 1-0 lead. The game would stay there till the 6:36 mark of the second period when Brian Ward would score to tie the game at one. The Thunder would take the 2-1 lead on the Kelly Summers goal at the thirteen minute mark. Then in the 16th minute mark the Thunder would extend there lead to 3-1 on Connor Reilly first goal of the night. In the third period the game would turn into a shootout as both teams would score three times. Although scoring for the Thunder would be Brian Ward and Connor Reilly (twice) to complete the hat trick on the night and give the Thunder a 6-4 victory. In the winning effort Connor Reilly would lead the way with three goals as the Thunder get with in nine points of the division lead headed down the stretch.Gallery

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Adirondack's James Henry (15) with the crunching hit along the endboards jarring the puck lose. Gallery

SUNYAC Quarterfinals
#3 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs #6 Brockport State Golden Eagles

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Plattsburgh State's Jimmy Poreda (29) with the pad save on the low shot as part of a 30 save night. The #3 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the #6 Brockport State Golden Eagles in the Quarterfinals of the SUNYAC Tournament. The Golden Eagles would take the early 1-0 lead just 2:17 into the game. That would be the only scoring all the way til the 6:48 mark of the third period when Matt Araujo would score to tie the game at one. The Cardinals would take the lead just 80 seconds later on Cole Stallard's goal to make it a 2-1 Cardinals lead. The Cardinals would add a empty netter in the closing minute from Ross Sloan to secure the 3-1 victory. In the winning effort Johnny Poreda would make 30 saves as the Cardinals advance to the semi-finals and a matchup with Oswego State. Gallery

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Plattsburgh State's Matt Araujo (18) with the crunching hit long the boards to breakup the play. Gallery

Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs #3 Oswego State Lakers

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Plattsburgh State's Jimmy Poreda (29) with the pad save for one of his 31 saves on the night. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would end there regular season against arch rival #3 Oswego State Lakers in SUNYAC action. The Cardinals would get the opening goal of the game at the 7:59 mark of the first period from Christian Difelice. The Cardinals would waste no time make it 2-0 just 36 seconds later on Ryan Kuhn's goal. The game would remain there all the way til the third period when the Lakers would score at the 9:38 nark. From there the Cardinals would fight to keep the one goal lead and get the 2-1 victory. In the winning effort Jimmy Poreda would make 32 saves as the Cardinals finish the season at 12-11-2. Next up for the Cardinals would be the SUNYAC Quarterfinals and they will host Brockport State February 20th. Gallery

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Plattsburgh State's Daniil Ovchinnikov (13) with the shot on net over the defender looking for the goal. Gallery

Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs Cortland State Red Dragons

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Plattsburgh State's Damiil Ovchinnikov (13) with the slap shot on net just inside the blueline. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Cortland State Red Dragons as they fight for playoff positioning. The Cardinals would strike quick on Andrew Pizzio's goal at 1:34 of the first period to make it 1-0 Cardinals. Then at the 5:50 mark the Cardinals would extend there lead to 2-0 on Phillip Middleton's goal. Then with 6 minutes left in the period Ian Keller would score for Cortland to cut there lead in half at 2-1. The game would stay there til nine minute mark of the second period when Cam Owens would score for the Cardinals to regain the 2 goal lead at 3-1. Then just about two minutes later the Cardinals would score again to make 4-1. That is where the game would stay til the 11 minute mark of the third period when Cole Stallard would score for the Cardinals and secure the 5-1 victory. In the winning effort Jimmy Poerda would make 19 saves as the Cardinals would go to 11-11-2 on the season. Gallery

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Plattsburgh State's Liam Lawson (39) takes it down the wing to blow by the defender on the way to the net. Gallery

#9 Cornell Big Red Vs St. Lawrence Saints

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Cornell's Morgan Barron (27) with the goal on the rebound. The #9 Cornell Big Red would host the St. Lawrence Saints in ECAC Hockey action at Lynah Rink in front of just over 3900 fans. Michael Regush would give the Big Red the early 1-0 lead five minutes into the game on the power play. Then at the ten minute mark of the first period the Big Red would extend there lead to 2-0 on another powerplay goal from Morgan Barron. The game would remain there til the 11 minute mark of the second period when St. Lawrence's Andrew Mcintyre would light the lamp to cut the lead in half at 3=1. The Big Red would regain the two goal lead with 4 minutes left in the second period on Mitch Vanderlaan goal to make it 3-1. Although that would be all from the Saints as the Big Red hold on for the 3-1 victory. In the winning effort Cornell goes to 15-6-2 on the season as Matthew Galajda makes 20 saves in the shutout victory. Gallery

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Cornell's Michael Regush (19) pins St. Lawrence's Michael Ederer (16) along the boards as the battle for the puck in the corner. Gallery

Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs Middleburry Panthers

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Plattsburgh State's Joe Drabin (11) with the hard check along the boards to knock the puck away from the Panther. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Middlebury Panthers in non conference action in front of 1500 fans at the Ronald B Stafford Ice Arena. The Cardinals would strike first 90 seconds into the game with Greg Malafronte for the 1-0 lead. Then at the 11 minute mark of the period the Greg Malafronte would strike again this time on the power play to make it 2-0 Cardinals lead. The Panthers would get on the board with 4 minutes left in the period to make it 2-1 Cardinals at the end of the first period. The Cardinals would extend the lead to 3-1 on Antonio Desyoners eight minutes into the period. The game would stay there til the third period when the Panthers would explode for five goals in the period and the Panthers would get the 6-3 victory. In the losing effort Brandon Wells would make 21 saves as the Cardinals fall to 6-6-1 on the season.Gallery

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Plattsburgh State'd Phillip Middleton (4) with the wrap around attempt going for the equalizer. Gallery

Men's Hockey
W.B. Mason Winter Classic Champonship
Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs St. Anselm Hawks

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Plattsburgh State's Pat Eagn with the game winner in the shootout over the glove and off the back of the net. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the St. Anselm Hawks in the 2019 W.B. Mason Winter Classic Championship in front of 1400 people. The Cardinals would strike first and fast as Pat Egan would score just 55 seconds into the game for the 1-0 lead. The Hawks would fight back and tie the game at one with a first period goal at 14:00 with the Mike Ferraro goal. That would be all the scoring on the night through regulation and overtime and the game would finish tied at 1. Although because of the tournament the teams went to a shootout and in the fourth round Pat Egan would send the home folks home happy with the game winner. In the winning effort Lawson Fenton would make 35 saves on night as the Cardinals go to 6-5-2 on the season. Gallery

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Plattsburgh State's Lawson Fenton (33) with the pad save on the low shot during the shootout yto perverse the victory. Gallery

W.B. Mason Winter Classic Third Place Game
Manhattanville Valiants Vs Connecticut College Camels

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Manhattanville's Tyler Feaver (30) with the low shot by Connectivut College Greg Pezza (15). The Manhattanville Valiants and the Connecticut College Camels would meet up in the third place game of the 2019 W.B. Mason Winter Classic. The Camels draw first with the goal from Jacob Monreau at 8:51 of the first period bto give them the 1-0 lead after the period. The game would remain there throughout as that would be the loan goal of the game. The Camels goalie Andy Gobbo would make 37 saves four the shutout. With the win the Camels go to 4-8-1 and finish third in the tournament. Gallery

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Connecticut College's Ryan Petti (9) goes low on Manhattanville's Jarod LaVallee (27) and check him right into the boards. Gallery

W.B. Mason Winter Classic Semi-Finals
Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs Connecticut College Camels

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Plattsburgh State's Ryan Kuhn (24) with the backhander goal over the shoulder as part of a two goal night. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Connecticut College Camels in front of 1400 fans in the W.B. Mason Winter Classic Semi-Finals. The Cardinals would get the opening goal of the game from Mike Falanga at 15:37 of the first period for the 1-0 lead. Then over the next over the next 1:45 the Cardinals would add two more goals from Charles Barber and Jesse Neher and the Camels would add one as we well to make it a 3-1 game. Thats where the game would stay til the 4:13 mark of the second period when Ryan Kuhn would score to make it 4-1. Then at the 11:21 mark of the period Ryan Kuhn would score on the powerplay to make it a 5-1 game. The Camels would strike back two minutes later with a goal of there to make it 5-2. Although that would be all the scoring on the night as the teams went scoreless in third period and the Cardinals get the 5-2 victory. With the win the Cardinals advance to the finals of the W.B. Mason Winter Classic and will face the St. Anslem Hawks for the title. Gallery

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Plattsburgh State's Andrew Pizzo (7) with the hip check along the boards on the Connecticut College player to break up the play and send it the other way. Gallery

W.B. Mason Classic Semi-Finals:
St. Anslem Hawks Vs Manhattanville Valiants

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Manhattanville's Matt Lippa (9) falling down as he scores first of three goals on the night. The St. Anslem Hawks and the Manhattanville Valiants would face off in the semi-finals on the W.B. Mason Winter Classic. The Valiants would draw first blood with a goal at 1:19 from Matt Lippa for the 1-0 lead in the first period. The Hawks would come back and tie the game at 10:47 of the first period on the Dave Almendia goal. The Valiants would regain the 1 goal lead with 13 seconds left in the first period on the Matt Lippa second goal of the night. When the teams came back for the second period Matt Lippa would finish of the hat trick with the goal at 4:30 of the period. The Hawks would cut the lead in half with the goal by Bryan Green at 17:04 of the second period at 3-2. The Hawks would tie the game up at 3 as Sean Verrier scores in the final minute of the period. When the teams came back for the third period the Hawks would score twice in the first 6:30 of the period for the 5-3 lead. Then with 4:30 left in the game the Valiants Eric Berglund would score on the shorthand to make it a 5-4 game. Although the Hawks would ice the game away with the empty netter for the 6-4 victory. In the winning effort the St. Anslem Hawks would advance to the Championship of the W.B. Mason Winter Classic against the Plattsburgh State Cardinals. Gallery

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St. Anslem's Chris Googins (33) with the crunching hit along the boards of the Manhattanville player playing the puck. Gallery

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