Hutt's hat trick not enough as Seahawks fall in overtime, 5-4
|Salve Regina (3-9-0)||2||0||2||0||4|
|St. Michael's (2-6-1)||3||1||0||1||5|
|1st - 01:13||Brady Earle (St. Michael's)|
|1st - 04:29||Jacob Hutt (Salve Regina)|
|1st - 08:15||PP - Petr Soustal (St. Michael's)|
|1st - 15:22||Justin Castagna (St. Michael's)|
|1st - 17:37||PP - John Scorcia (Salve Regina)|
|2nd - 09:20||Michael Jangro (St. Michael's)|
|3rd - 06:45||PP - Jacob Hutt (Salve Regina)|
|3rd - 15:50||Jacob Hutt (Salve Regina)|
|OT - 00:09||Josh Geary (St. Michael's)|
|Salve Regina||St. Michael's|
Jacob Hutt - 3
A: 3 Players (#11, #15, #22 - 2)
Sh: Chad Goodwin - 6
Sv: Mike McDonald - 25
5 Players (#8, #18, #19, #21, #26 - 1)
A: 6 Players (#7, #17, #18, #19, #22, #26 - 1)
Sh: 2 Players (#8, #18 - 4)
Sv: Mike Dizgun - 34
|TEAM STATISTICS||Salve Regina||St. Michael's|
|Power Plays||2 for 6||1 for 5|
|Penalties (min)||11 (22)||12 (24)|
|Shots on Goal||38||30|
|Face Offs Won||0||0|
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - Junior Josh Geary (Wellesley, Mass.) scored nine seconds into overtime to give the Purple Knights of Saint Michael's a 5-4 win over the Salve Regina University men's ice hockey team during the opening round of the Saint Michael's Holiday Classic on Friday evening.
Jangro's tally put the Purple Knights ahead by a 4-2 count at 9:20 of the second period prior to Salve Regina rallying to tie the game, as junior Jacob Hutt (Menlo Park, Calif.) completed his hat trick at 15:50 of the third period. Freshman John Scorcia (Hudson, Fla.) also scored, and junior Mike McDonald (Whitby, Ontario) turned aside 25 shots, as the Seahawks fell to 3-9.
Saint Michael's moved to 2-6-1, as Geary, senior Brady Earle (Columbia, Md./The Gunnery) and junior Michael Jangro (Reading, Mass./Valley Jr. Warriors) each had a goal and an assist. Junior goalie Mike Dizgun (Kirkland, Quebec/OCN Blizzard) had 34 stops, while classmates Justin Castagna (Los Alamitos, Calif./Los Angeles Kings) and Petr Soustal (Unicov, Czech Republic/Gymnazium Unicov) also scored.
The seventh annual SMC Holiday Classic concludes tomorrow with two more games, as Salve Regina and Wesleyan square off at 1 p.m. prior to Saint Michael's facing Becker at 4 p.m. The team champion, most valuable player and five-member all-tournament team will be announced following the completion of the Classic.
Courtesy of St. Michael's sports information