Men's Hockey Shuts out Concordia-Moorhead
|UW-Eau Claire (9-6-0)||0||1||2||3|
|Concordia-Moorhead (Minn.) (7-4-3)||0||0||0||0|
|2nd - 06:17||Ross Andersen (UW-Eau Claire)|
|3rd - 01:09||Andrew McCabe (UW-Eau Claire)|
|3rd - 19:15||EN - Jared Williams (UW-Eau Claire)|
|UW-Eau Claire||Concordia-Moorhead (Minn.)|
3 Players (#10, #26, #28 - 1)
A: 4 Players (#13, #22, #24, #28 - 1)
Sh: Tyler Romasco - 5
Sv: Brandon Stephenson - 17
Sh: 2 Players (#8, #17 - 3)
Sv: Kelly Andrew - 29
|TEAM STATISTICS||UW-Eau Claire||Concordia-Moorhead (Minn.)|
|Power Plays||0 for 4||0 for 2|
|Penalties (min)||3 (6)||4 (8)|
|Shots on Goal||32||17|
|Face Offs Won||33||31|
MOORHEAD, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – Playing in its first game of the new year, the UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team picked up a 3-0 win over Concordia-Moorhead at Moorhead Sports Center this afternoon.
While the Blugolds led the shot total 12-4 in the opening period, neither team found the back of the net.
But in the second period at 6:17, Ross Andersen (Fr.-River Falls, Wis.) scored the Blugolds' first goal, which eventually proved to be the game winner, with assists from Tyler Romasco (Sr.-Perry, Ohio) and Eric Mclintock (So.-Traverse City, Mich./Central). In the period, the Blugolds again outshot the Cobbers 12-4.
In the final period, the Blugolds scored two goals. Andrew McCabe (Jr.-Eau Claire, Wis./Memorial) opened the period with one at 1:09. Kurt Weston (Jr.-Roseau, Minn.) and Andersen assisted on the goal.
The final goal came with just 45 seconds remaining as Jared Williams (So.-West Chicago, Ill./Bartlett) scored unassisted on an empty net.
The Blugolds finished outshooting the Cobbers 32-17. Brandon Stephenson (Jr.-Saline, Mich.) played the entire game in-goal and stopped all 17 shots.
Eau Claire improves to 9-6 on the season while Concordia drops to 7-4-3.
Tomorrow the Blugolds will head to Buffalo, Minn. to take on St. John's University (Minn.). The puck is set to drop at 7 p.m.