The Gustavus Adolphus men’s hockey team defeated St. Olaf 4-1 at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter, Minn. Saturday night. The Gusties improve to 10-8-3 overall and 7-3-2 in the MIAC, while St. Olaf falls to 7-10-4 overall and 4-5-3 in the MIAC.
Gustavus had lost its last two games and were not about to make it three as they skated to the 4-1 win at home on Saturday night. The Gusties took the lead at 5:48 of the first period with a goal from Jason Watters . Keith Detlefsen and Joe Ulwelling assisted on the power-play goal.
Gustavus put the pressure on St. Olaf recording 16 shots in the second period. The Gusties got their second goal of the night at 17:30 of the second period from Reegan Rehm. Keith Detlefsen and Loren Havemeir were credited with the assist.
Adam Meyer lit the lamp at 7:23 of the third period to score the second power-play goal of the night for the Golden Gusties. Jerod Klava and Matt Duncan assisted on the power-play goal. Steve Dusich scored the fourth and final goal for Gustavus at 8:50 of the third period. Joe Ulwelling recorded his second assist of the night on Dusich’s goal. St. Olaf scored its only goal at 10:46 of the third period. Patrick Gilles recorded the goal for the Oles.
The Gusties outshot the Oles 39-23 on Saturday night. Garret Hasti came up with 35 saves for the Oles. Brett Sawyer made 22 saves for the Gusties and recorded his third win of the season.