Endicott flies past Men's Ice Hockey in CCC action

Hawks junior alternate captain Phil Garcia

WORCESTER, Mass. --- The Becker College men's ice hockey team lost 5-0 to visiting Endicott College in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) play on Thursday evening at the Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center in Worcester.

THE BASICS
January 23, 2020
Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center, Worcester, Mass.
Score: Endicott 5, Becker 0
Records: The Gulls of Endicott 11-5, 7-2 CCC | The Hawks of Becker 5-11, 2-7 CCC

SCORING SUMMARY

  • Endicott freshman forward Noah Strawn (Wareham, Mass. / Conn. Jr. Rangers (NCDC)) got the scoring started with 5:04 remaining in the first period, assisted by freshman forward Connor Amsley (Carlisle, Pa. / New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs (NCDC)) and freshman forward Campbell Balk (West Olive, Mich. / Swan Valley Stampeders (MJHL)).      
  • Strawn scored again just 1:18 later to make it 2-0, this time assisted by freshman forward Mitch Shaheen (North Andover, Mass. / New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs (NCDC)) and senior forward James Winkler (York, Maine / UMass Lowell (Hockey East)).
  • With 4:49 left in the second period, it would be Winkler beating the keeper, this time on  a power play with senior forward Jason Kalinowski (Stamford, Conn. / University of New Hampshire (Hockey East)) and junior forward Jake Simons (Coral Springs, Fla. / New Jersey Hitmen (USPHL Premier)) each awarded assists.
  • Kalinowski made it 4-0 just 5:06 into the third on a power play goal, assisted by Simons and freshman forward Zach Mazur (Lancaster, N.Y. / Rochester Monarchs (NCDC)).
  • Finally, Winkler scored with 2:02 to go on a power play, assisted by Simons and freshman forward Eric Johansson (Malmo, Sweden / Northern Cyclones (NCDC)).

BETWEEN THE PIPES

  • Becker senior goaltender Grant Martens (Bloomington, Minn. / Helena Bighorns) tallied 44 saves in net for the Hawks.
  • Endicott sophomore goaltender Conor O'Brien (Pinellas Park, Fla. / Conn. Jr. Rangers (NCDC)      ) picked up the shutout win, finishing with 23 stops.
  • The Gulls enjoyed a 49-23 advantage in shots on goal.

UP NEXT
The Hawks are back on the ice on Saturday when they travel to Endicott for a 3:00 p.m. game in the second half of their double-header.

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