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#3 Saranac Lake-Lake Placid Lakers @ #2 Plattsburgh Hornets Upstate New York Girls Hockey League Section VII Semi-Finals February 1st 2022

tip in goal
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Susie Kennedy (13) with the deflection in front of the net for the Hornets goal. It would be playoff time in the Upstate New York Girl's Hockey League as the #2 Plattsburgh Hornets would host the #3 Saranac Lake-Lake Placid Lakers in the Section VII semi-finals. It would take some time for the teams to feel each other out as the Hornets would get the lone goal of the opening period with under three minutes left as Amaya Abellard would light the lamp on the shorthand goal for the 1-0 lead. The game would stay there til the 5:40 mark of the second period when the Hornets would stretch their lead to 2-0 from Susie Kennedy. Then just five minutes later the 10:04 mark the Hornets would up their lead to 3-0 on the Mckenzie Brown goal. Then in the third period, the Hornets would put the icing on the game with a pair of goals from Amaya Abellard (second of the game) and Ada Johnson as they secure the 5-0 win. In the winning effort, Amelle Lebrun would make ten saves for the shutout as the Plattsburgh Hornets move on to the Section VII Championship on February 3rd at the Herb Brooks Arena as they will face the Malone Huskies. Gallery

race to the puck
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Reese Montville (20) and the Saranac Lake-Lake Placid Lakers defender race to the puck as it heads for the endboards. Gallery

#3 Saranac Lake-Lake Placid Lakers @ #2 Plattsburgh Hornets February 1st 2022

Upstate New York Girls Hockey League Semi-Finals
honored longtime workers
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Kyle Coryea

Before the game begin we would take time to honor a pair of longtime supporters to the program Hector Duquette and Steve for their services working the penalty box they would be named after them. It would be playoff time in the Upstate New York Girl's Hockey League as the #2 Plattsburgh Hornets would host the #3 Saranac Lake-Lake Placid Lakers in the Section VII semi-finals. It would take some time for the teams to feel each other out as the Hornets would get the lone goal of the opening period with under three minutes left as Amaya Abellard would light the lamp on the shorthand goal for the 1-0 lead. The game would stay there til the 5:40 mark of the second period when the Hornets would stretch their lead to 2-0 from Susie Kennedy. Then just five minutes later the 10:04 mark the Hornets would up their lead to 3-0 on the Mckenzie Brown goal. Then in the third period, the Hornets would put the icing on the game with a pair of goals from Amaya Abellard (second of the game) and Ada Johnson as they secure the 5-0 win. In the winning effort, Amelle Lebrun would make ten saves for the shutout as the Plattsburgh Hornets move on to the Section VII Championship on February 3rd at the Herb Brooks Arena as they will face the Malone Huskies. Gallery

Malone Huskies @ Plattsburgh Hornets Upstate New York Girls Hockey League January 21st 2022

pad save
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Amelia Lebrun (30) with the pad save on the scramble in front of the net. It would be a matchup in the Upstate New York Hockey League as the Plattsburgh Hornets would host the Malone Huskies. It would be an evenly matched game throughout. The Huskies would light the lamp early in the first period at the 3:51 mark from Oliva Cook but it would be the only goal of the period as the Huskies held a 1-0 after the first. In the second period, the Huskies would waste little time stretching the lead to 2-0 just 45 seconds in. Although the Hornets would answer back quickly at the 2:29 mark of the period from Ava Perry to make it 2-1 game. Although just thirty seconds later the Huskies would regain their two-goal lead at 3-1. Then at the 8:15 mark of the second period, the Hornets would answer back this time from Amanda Vaughn and make it a 3-2 game as they headed to the third period. In that third period the Hornets would tie the game up at three with under minutes left on Amanda Vaughns's second goal of the game and that is where the game would finish after five-minute over time we have a 3-3 tie game. Gallery

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Kyle Coryea

Malone's goaltender somehow gets the pad all the way across and kicks the puck out before it crosses the line. Gallery

Malone Huskies @ Plattsburgh Hornets January 21st 2022

Upstate New York Girls Hockey League
goal from her seat
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Amanda Vaughn (23) from the seat of her pants helps the puck across the line for the game-tying goal. It would be a matchup in the Upstate New York Hockey League as the Plattsburgh Hornets would host the Malone Huskies. It would be an evenly matched game throughout. The Huskies would light the lamp early in the first period at the 3:51 mark from Oliva Cook but it would be the only goal of the period as the Huskies held a 1-0 after the first. In the second period, the Huskies would waste little time stretching the lead to 2-0 just 45 seconds in. Although the Hornets would answer back quickly at the 2:29 mark of the period from Ava Perry to make it 2-1 game. Although just thirty seconds later the Huskies would regain their two-goal lead at 3-1. Then at the 8:15 mark of the second period, the Hornets would answer back this time from Amanda Vaughn and make it a 3-2 game as they headed to the third period. In that third period the Hornets would tie the game up at three with under minutes left on Amanda Vaughns's second goal of the game and that is where the game would finish after five-minute over time we have a 3-3 tie game. Gallery

Potsdam Sandstoners Vs Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers Vs Potsdam Sandstoners North Country Shootout January 8th 2022

backhand goal
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Kyle Coryea

Potsdam's Sophie Luazon (17) with the backhand goal on the rebound. It would be the third-place game of the North Country Shootout and it would feature the Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers and the Potsdam Sandstoners. The Sandstoners would get the opening goal of the game from Madison Weaver at the 10:46 nark of the period to make it 1-0. The Sandstoners would extend the lead to 2-0 on the Anna Nelson goal. When the teams came back for the second period the Sandstoners would extend their lead to 3-0 at the 3:38 mark of the period on the Rylie Bicknell goal. Then with 40 seconds left in the period, they would make it 4-0 on Isabel Boyd's goal. In the third period, the Sandstoners would put the icing on the cake as they would get a fifth goal on the Sophie Lauzon goal at the 3:49 mark. Then at the 7:07 mark of the Lakers would score from Taylor Whitson to avoid the shutout and make it a 5-1 game. Then at 10:41, the Sandstoners would put the icing on the cake with a goal. In the winning effort, Madison Teisser would make 8 saves on the night. Gallery

into the broads
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Kyle Coryea

Saranac Lake Placid's Marley Logan (4) guides the Sandstoner into the boards and breaks up the play. Gallery

Kenmore/Grand Island @ Plattsburgh Hornets North Country Shootout January 5th 2022

shoulder save
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Kyle Coryea

Kennmore/Grand Island's Carolyn Bourgeault (30) with the shoulder save as part of a 20 save night. The game would start off good for the Hornets as they would get the lone goal of the first period from Ada Johnson for the 1-0 lead. Although Kenmore/Grand Island would answer back with three goals of their own in the second period from Carissa Buyea, Isabella Jayme, and Megan Pinzel to make it a 3-1 game. Then just a minute into the third period Kenmore/Grand Island would make it 4-1 on the Emiliana Cassillo goal. Although the Hornets would show some life and make it a 4-2 game on the Amaya Abellard goal at the 9:18 marl. Although in the closing minute of the game the Kenmore/Grand Island squad would ice the game away with an empty netter on Megan Pinzel's second goal of the game to secure the 5-2 win and tournament title. In the winning effort, Kenmore/Grand Island's Carolyn Vourgeault would make 20 saves while Amella Lebrun makes 20 saves on the night. Gallery

breakaway goal
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Amaya Avellard (17) with the breakaway goal that slides between the legs of Kenmore/Grand Island's Carolyn Bourgeault (30) for the goal. Gallery

Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers Vs Potsdam Sandstoners January 8th 2022

North Country Shootout Consolation Game
breakaway goal
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Kyle Coryea

Potsdam's Anna Nelson (10) with the breakaway goal that she slides under the pads for the goal. It would be the third-place game of the North Country Shootout and it would feature the Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers and the Potsdam Sandstoners. The Sandstoners would get the opening goal of the game from Madison Weaver at the 10:46 nark of the period to make it 1-0. The Sandstoners would extend the lead to 2-0 on the Anna Nelson goal. When the teams came back for the second period the Sandstoners would extend their lead to 3-0 at the 3:38 mark of the period on the Rylie Bicknell goal. Then with 40 seconds left in the period, they would make it 4-0 on Isabel Boyd's goal. In the third period, the Sandstoners would put the icing on the cake as they would get a fifth goal on the Sophie Lauzon goal at the 3:49 mark. Then at the 7:07 mark of the Lakers would score from Taylor Whitson to avoid the shutout and make it a 5-1 game. Then at 10:41, the Sandstoners would put the icing on the cake with a goal. In the winning effort, Madison Teisser would make 8 saves on the night. Gallery

Kenmore/Grand Island @ Plattsburgh Hornets January 5th 2022

North Country Shootout Championship
2022 North Country Shootout Champions
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Kyle Coryea

The Kenmore/Grand Island has been named the first North Country Shootout champions with a 5-2 win over the Plattsburgh Hornets. The game would start off good for the Hornets as they would get the lone goal of the first period from Ada Johnson for the 1-0 lead. Although Kenmore/Grand Island would answer back with three goals of their own in the second period from Carissa Buyea, Isabella Jayme, and Megan Pinzel to make it a 3-1 game. Then just a minute into the third period Kenmore/Grand Island would make it 4-1 on the Emiliana Cassillo goal. Although the Hornets would show some life and make it a 4-2 game on the Amaya Abellard goal at the 9:18 marl. Although in the closing minute of the game the Kenmore/Grand Island squad would ice the game away with an empty netter on Megan Pinzel's second goal of the game to secure the 5-2 win and tournament title. In the winning effort, Kenmore/Grand Island's Carolyn Vourgeault would make 20 saves while Amella Lebrun makes 20 saves on the night. Gallery

Saranac Lake Placid Lakers @ Plattsburgh Hornets January 5th 2022

Upstate New York Girls Hockey League
toe save
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Angelica LeBraun (30) with the toe save to preserve the shutout victory with 11 save the night. It would be a section vii game inside the Upstate New York Girl's Hockey League as the Plattsburgh Hornets would host the Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers. It would take a bit but the home Hornets would get on the board first with a goal at the 6:47 mark of the first period when Amaya Abellard would light the lamp for the 1-0 lead. Then just two minutes later the Hornets would expand their lead to 2-0 on the Amanda Vaughn goal. Then with just under two minutes left in the opening period, the Hornets would take a 3-0 lead on the Rachel Madore power-play goal. When the teams came back for the second period the teams would play the period very evenly with the Hornets getting the only goal of the period in the final minute on Rachel Madore's second goal of the night to make it 4-0. In the third period, the Hornets would put the icing on the cake with a goal by Ada Johnson to secure a 5-0 win. In the winning effort, Angelica LeBraun would make 11 saves in the shutout victory as they went to 4-1-1 on the season. Gallery

Saranac Lake Placid Lakers @ Plattsburgh Hornets Upstate New York Girls Hockey League January 5th 2022

goal
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's Rachel Madore (22) stuffs the puck in the back of the net as part of a two-goal night. It would be a section vii game inside the Upstate New York Girl's Hockey League as the Plattsburgh Hornets would host the Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Lakers. It would take a bit but the home Hornets would get on the board first with a goal at the 6:47 mark of the first period when Amaya Abellard would light the lamp for the 1-0 lead. Then just two minutes later the Hornets would expand their lead to 2-0 on the Amanda Vaughn goal. Then with just under two minutes left in the opening period, the Hornets would take a 3-0 lead on the Rachel Madore power-play goal. When the teams came back for the second period the teams would play the period very evenly with the Hornets getting the only goal of the period in the final minute on Rachel Madore's second goal of the night to make it 4-0. In the third period, the Hornets would put the icing on the cake with a goal by Ada Johnson to secure a 5-0 win. In the winning effort, Angelica LeBraun would make 11 saves in the shutout victory as they went to 4-1-1 on the season. Gallery

battle for puck
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Kyle Coryea

Saranac Lake Placid's Dariana Patterson (9) and Plattsburgh's Rachel Madore' (22) battle for the puck as they charge towards the night. Gallery

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