Worcester State Ices Framingham State 5-0

By Framingham State athletics

FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham State University ice hockey team was shutout Saturday evening 5-0 by Worcester State in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at Loring Arena.

Worcester State is undefeated in the Conference and 4-1 overall now.

Framingham State is 0-4 on the season.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Lancers got on the board first just over seven minutes into the game.  Freshman Deier Strange sent a pass to sophomore Brian Smith and Smith was able to slip it past the Rams keeper for the 1-0 lead.

  • The Rams had a chance at the equalizer on the power play with just over a minute remaining in the opening quarter, but junior Ryan Paul’s shot sailed just over the cross bar.
  • Worcester State added a pair of power play goals in the second period extending the lead to 3-0.  Sophomore Evan Schieber connected first just 2:34 into the frame off feeds from freshman Kevin Drevitch and classmate Petr Staif. 
  • Sophomore Nick Pennucci connected on a blast from the point just over eight minutes in to the period.  Strange assisted on Penucci’s tally.
  • The Lancers tacked on two more in the third period including another power play goal to reach the final margin.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • The Lancers held a 35-30 edge in shots on goal for the game and went 3 for 5 on the power play, while the Rams were 0 for 7 with the man advantage.
  • Freshman Blake Carlson (Clermont, FL) took the loss in net for the Rams making 30 saves, while Ryan Hoff picked up the victory for the Lancers making 30 saves.
  • Strange and Drevitch tallied two assists apiece in the game for the Lancers, while Staif finished with a goal and two helpers

UP NEXT:

The Rams are back in action on Thursday when they host Fitchburg State at Loring Arena at 7:30 p.m.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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