Men’s Hockey Shut Out In Series Opener Versus Saint Mary’s

Posted on January 26th, 2018 by

Logan Norman (Photo courtesy of Jake Noel, Gustavus Sports Information)

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ST. PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s hockey team came up empty during the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference series opener versus Saint Mary’s University Friday evening at Don Roberts Ice Rink, falling 1-0.

With the loss, the Gustavus record drops to 8-9-3 overall and 7-4 in the MIAC, while the Cardinals improve to 6-10-2 overall and 3-5-1 within the conference.

Saint Mary’s capitalized on just their fourth shot attempt of the game, while goaltender Aaron Davis stood tall, making 31 saves as the visitors shut down the Gusties.

Andrew Cummings put home a pass on the doorstep past Chris Amsden (Jr., St. Peter, Minn.) six minutes into the first period which turned out to be the game-winner. The Cardinals outshout the Black and Gold 12-8 in the first period.

Gustavus came out strong in the second period and held a 23-15 shot advantage throughout the final 40 minutes, but were unable to convert on its chances.

Each team went 0-1 on the power play. Amsden took the loss in net while tallying 26 saves as his record drops to 6-5-1 on the season. Colin Hernon (Sr., Bloomington, Minn.) and Evan Erickson (Jr., Woodbury, Minn.) paced the offense with five shots on goal each.

The Gusties will look for a series split tomorrow evening in Winona, Minn. Puck drop is set for 7 p.m. from Saint Mary’s Ice Arena.

 

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