Men’s Ice Hockey Drops Senior Night Game to Curry

Men's Ice Hockey Senior Night: Greene, Siering, Wolf, Schafer

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Becker College men's ice hockey team dropped its senior game to the visiting Colonels of Curry College by a score of 10-1 in a Saturday evening Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) matchup.

 

THE BASICS

February 16, 2019
Worcester Ice Center
Score: Curry 10, Becker 1
Records: Curry (16-6-3, 11-4-2 CCC) | Becker (3-21-1, 2-14-1 CCC)

 

SENIOR SECTION

Prior to the start of the game, Becker recognize its 2019 senior class.  The following were recognized:  #12 Brian Greene (Barnstead, N.H.), #14 Austin Siering (Dover, N.H.), captain #10 Stephen Wolf (Somersworth, N.H.), captain #24 Corey Schafer (Johnstown, Pa.)

 

FIRST PERIOD

The first period was scoreless until the last second when Alex Ochterbeck (Dallas, Texas) hit a one-timer wrist shot with help from Mic Curran (Arlington, Mass.) and Viktor Jansson (Stockholm, Sweden) for the 1-0 edge heading into the first intermission.

 

SECOND PERIOD

The second period featured three curry goals from Billy Vizzo (Shelton, Conn.), Zachary Wright (Milford, Conn.) and Kalle Sundell (Helsinki, Finland).  The Colonels led 4-0 going into the final frame.

 

THIRD PERIOD

Becker spoiled the shutout in the fifth minute of the third period when Jason Diamond (Lakeville, Conn.) had a wrap-around goal succeeding passes from Zachary Bettmeng (Sioux Falls, S.D.) and Schafer.  However, the last 15 minutes of play consisted of six Curry goals, including three power-play scores.  Vizzo scored his second goal of the game at 6:21 and completed the hat-trick with a power-play goal at 13:33.  White and Sundell each scored their second goals of the game, while the other goals came from Joseph Thielen (Huntington Beach, Calif.) and Jordan Williamson (Okotoks, AB).

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • Curry outshot the Hawks 55-16 throughout the contest.
  • Vizzo led all scoring with three goals for a hat-trick. He also assisted one.
  • White finished with two goals and an assist for the visitors.
  • Curry's Kasper Kjellkvist (Vaxjo, Sweden) logged a stunning four assists in the victory.
  • Curry capitalized on 4-of-7 power-play chances, while Becker went 1-for-3.
  • The Colonel's Justin Ketola (Cloquet, Minn.) earned his 10th win in net, stopping 15-of-16 Hawk shots.
  • Becker's Grant Martens (Bloomington, Minn.) suffered the loss in 50:38 played, as he made 39 saves.  Ryan Clifford (Coventry, R.I.) released Martens and stopped 6-of-10 shots faced in 9:22 played.

 

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