Panthers Defeat Rams 4-0

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By Framingham State athletics

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PLYMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE – The Plymouth State ice hockey team scored four third period goals en route to a 4-0 MASCAC win over Framingham State Thursday evening in Plymouth. 

With the win, Plymouth State improves to 6-1-1 overall.

With the loss, Framingham State remains winless in the Conference at 0-6 and is 1-9 overall.

HOW IT HAPPENED:  

  • The two teams skated to a scoreless first two periods despite the host Panthers having multiple power play opportunities and outshooting the Rams 49-to-9 in the first two frames.  
  • The hosts broke the deadlock in the 4th minute of the third when Myles Abbate converted with help from Peter Laviolette and Colin Stevens.  
  • A couple moments later Abbate and Stevens teamed up again this time with Simon Besner getting in on the action.  
  • In the ninth minute Jarrett Slear made it a three goal game and less than two minutes later Jeromey Rancourt scored the final tally of the contest to reach the 4-0 margin.  

INSIDE THE NUMBERS: 

  • Trevor Stenberg made an impressive 72 saves in the loss for the Rams while Ben Parker made 14 saves in the shutout for the Panthers. 
  • The Rams were 0-for-1 on the power play while the host Panthers were 2-for-9 on the man-advantage.  
  • Plymouth outshot the Rams 76-to-14 in the contest. 

UP NEXT: The Rams return to the ice after the New Year when they host Johnson & Wales on Tuesday, January 4 at 8:20 p.m. at Loring Arena. 

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