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CSS men's hockey gains first victory

By KBJR News 1

November 5, 2010 Updated Nov 5, 2010 at 10:59 PM CDT

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The St. Scholastica men’s hockey team earned its first win of the season on Friday evening, defeating the Concordia-Moorhead Cobbers on the road by a 4-1 final.

The Saints improve to 1-2-0 on the season, while the Cobbers fall to the same record.

CSS picked up a pair of goals in the first period as Tyler Miller (Fort Frances, Ontario/Rainy River HS (Thunder Bay-SIJHL) ) scored his first of the season seven minutes in thanks to an assist from Riley Riddell (Wawota, Saskatchewan/Wawota Parkland (UW-River Falls) ). Later in the period, Stephane Phaneuf (Winnipeg, Manitoba/St. Paul’s HS (Winnipeg South-MJHL) ) scored with four minutes to make it 2-0. Kyle Cowan (Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan/Hudson Bay Composite (Humboldt-SJHL) ) has his first assist on the goal.

The Cobbers cut the lead in half 12 seconds into the second period and the 2-1 score held up through the second intermission.

The Saints then controlled the third period, outshooting the Cobbers 17-6. With over six minutes to go and on the power-play Brett Corcoran (Parksville, British Columbia/Ballenas Secondary (Trail Smoke-BCHL) ) put the puck in the net to make it extend the lead to 3-1. Tyler Miller (Fort Frances, Ontario/Rainy River HS (Thunder Bay-SIJHL) ) and Garet Chumley (Cambridge, Minn./Cambridge-Isanti HS (Jersey-EJHL) ) had the assists. Paul Marcoux (Brandon, Manitoba /Vincent Massey Collegiate (Waywayseecappo-MJHL) ) added an empty net goal in the waning moments to give the Saints the 4-1 victory.

Patrick Sullivan (Kelowna, British Columbia/Chase Secondary (Fort William-SIJHL) ) earned his first collegiate win, stopping 25 shots on the night. CSS outshot Concordia 30-26 for the game.

The Saints will play at Saint John’s University tomorrow afternoon beginning at 2 p.m.

Courtesy: CSS Athletics