AUS Men's Hockey Weekly Round Up: Week 12

AUS Men's Hockey Weekly Round Up: Week 12

Wednesday, Jan. 17

Dalhousie 0 vs. StFX 3 (Box Score)
(ANTIGONISH, N.S.) The StFX X-Men shut out the visiting Dalhousie Tigers 3-0 on a stormy Wednesday evening at the Charles V. Keating Centre. After a scoreless first, play ramped up in the second period when Subway Player of the Game and first star Michael Clarke scored his first of two goals in the contest, a powerplay tally at the 17:55 mark of the frame. Along with Clarke's second goal in the third, StFX's Matt Needham scored an empty-netter late in the final minutes to seal the deal for the X-Men. Chase Marchand had 25 saves on the night to earn the shutout for StFX. Read more: Recap

Friday, Jan. 19

Moncton 0 vs. Dalhousie 4 (Box Score)
(HALIFAX, N.S.) In AUS men's hockey action at the Halifax Forum, the Dalhousie Tigers defeated the Moncton Aigles Bleus 4-0 in a game where the Tigers held control for most of the contest. Evan Scott opened the scoring for the Tigers in the first, with a tally at the 12:02 mark, with Subway Player of the Game Jackson Playfair adding a powerplay goal in the second to give Dalhousie a 2-0 edge heading into the third. Early into the third frame, a powerplay goal from Mike Evelyn extended Dalhousie's lead to three, with Jonathan Cyr adding a fourth goal on the night for the Tigers. Corbin Boes finished the night with 25 saves to earn the shutout. Read more: Recap 

Saint Mary's 2 vs. UNB 3 (Box Score)
(FREDERICTON, N.B.) The Saint Mary's Huskies pushed the No. 1 UNB Varsity Reds, but the Varsity Reds held firm to earn a 3-2 win Friday night. Trey LewisKris Bennett, and Tyler Boland scored goals for the Varsity Reds while Alex Dubeau made 20 saves on 22 shots, earning Subway Player of the Game honours. Steven Shipley and Dylan DiPerna scored for the Huskies, with Saint Mary's goaltender Cole Cheveldave stopping 28 shots of the 31 he faced. Read more: Recap

Acadia 1 vs. UPEI 5 (Box Score)
(CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I.) There was a power surge at MacLauchlan Arena Friday night, as the Panthers put up five goals in the second period to overpower the Acadia Axemen 5-1. Marcus Power was in the forefront of all the action, posting a hat-trick in the decisive frame. Riley Whittingham and Cody Payne were the other two skaters to hit the back of the net, while Ryan MacKinnon and Darcy Ashley recorded two assists each. Stephen Harper scored the lone goal for the Axemen in the loss, with Panthers' goaltender Matt Mahalak stopping 20 of the 21 shots he faced. Read more: Recap  

Saturday, Jan. 20

Saint Mary's 5 vs. UPEI 2 (Box Score)
(CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I.) The UPEI Panthers battled until the end, but the Saint Mary's Huskies played spoiler on Alumni Night, scoring four unanswered goals (three in the third period) to take the game 5-2. Subway Player of the Game, Hunter Garlent, led the way with two goals and an assist, including the momentum-changing marker that tied the game late in the second period. Thomas Stavert also had a three-point night with three assists. Read more: Recap 

Moncton 1 vs. StFX 5 (Box Score)
(ANTIGONISH, N.S.) The StFX X-Men skated to a 5-1 victory over the Univesité de Moncton Aigles Bleus Saturday evening at the Charles V. Keating Centre. Samuel Roussy opened the scoring early in the first with a tally just 2:50 into the first period for the Aigles Bleus. Moncton's lead didn't last long as StFX's Nathan Pancel tied the game just 25 seconds after Roussy's tally for a 1-1 game heading into the second. A three-goal second period helped pace the X-Men to the win, with goals coming from Holden Cook (PP), Cody Hendsbee, and Matt Needham. Cook sealed the deal for the X-Men in the third with his second powerplay goal of the night, while StFX goaltender Chase Marchand finished with 27 saves on the night. Read more: Recap 

Acadia 0 vs. UNB 6 (Box Score)
(FREDERICTON, N.B.) Cam Brace and Chris Clapperton each scored twice to lead the UNB Varsity Reds to a 6-0 victory over the visiting Acadia Axemen on Saturday. Mark Simpson and Olivier LeBlanc also scored for UNB, while Tyler Boland had four assists, and Matt Boudens chipped in with a pair of assists. Alex Dubeau stopped all 15 shots he faced to earn a shutout on the night for the Varsity Reds. Read more: Recap