By Framingham State athletics
FRAMINGHAM – The New England College men’s ice hockey team defeated Framingham State by a score of 6-0 in non-conference action Tuesday evening at Loring Arena in Framingham.
The Rams are still seeking their first win of the season and are 0-3.
New England College improves to 3-1.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The visitors got on the board first in the 14th minute when Hunter Hall finished off a 3-on-1 break to goal with help from Connor Inger and David Novotny.
- NEC came out of the first intermission with a quick goal when Inger scored with a helper from Trevor Momot just 28 seconds into the frame.
- A few moments later Alex Laplante cleaned up his own rebound on the power play to extend the lead to 3-0.
- The visitors extended their lead to 4-0 on a David Novotny goal with just over four minutes to play in the second period.
- NEC scored another quick goal out of the break this time only 11 seconds into the third when Inger scored his second of the game cleaning up a rebound off a Momot shot. CJ Valerian added to the NEC lead about 7 minutes later.
- The Rams had two good chances to score in the third but both shots hit the pipe and were cleared out of danger.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
- Andrew Kormos made 33 saves in the win for the Pilgrims.
- Blake Carlson stopped 36 shots in net for the Rams before giving way to Matthew Cucinotta who made 16 saves.
- NEC was 2-for-6on the power play while the Rams were 0-for-4.
UP NEXT: The Rams return to the ice on Thursday when they travel to UMass Dartmouth for MASCAC action. NEC will travel to Castleton for NEHC action.