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Men’s Hockey Falls at Cornell Saturday

Men's Hockey Falls at Cornell Saturday

ITHACA, N.Y. – The Cornell Big Red (4-4-0, 4-2-0 ECAC) scored two power play goals en route to a 5-1 home win over the Brown Bears (1-6-1, 1-6-1 ECAC) Saturday night at Lynah Rink.
 
After killing an early penalty, Cornell took the lead 3:13 into the first period with Jack O’Leary finding the back of the net. Kyle Penney and Sam Malinski assisted on O’Leary’s second of the season.
 
Matt Sutton evened the score 6:12 into the first with Brown’s first short-handed goal of the season. The sophomore skated into the Cornell zone with speed and deked around the last Big Red defenseman with a toe drag before ripping a shot past Remington Keopple (17 saves).

Matt Stienburg gave Cornell a 2-1 lead with 5:07 remaining in the first, finishing a feed from Gabriel Seger on the Big Red’s second power play of the frame.

 

Jack Lagerstrom made it 3-1 for Cornell 2:46 into the second period, wiring a shot from the top of the left circle past goaltender Mathieu Caron (34 saves).

 

Ryan Bottrill had a scoring chance 5:30 into the second after a Cole Quisenberry takeaway below the goal line, but Keopple made the save and held for the whistle.

 

Seconds after Keopple robbed Ryan Shostak of a goal, Winter Wallace finished a net-front scramble to make it 4-1 Big Red with 9:09 remaining in the second.

 

Penney added Cornell’s second power play goal of the night at 11:38 of the third to make it 5-1.

 

GAME NOTES

  • Samuli Niinisaari led the Bears with four blocked shots.
  • Cornell finished the night 2-for-3 on the power play while the Bears finished 0-for-3.
  • Brown has scored at least one short-handed goal in each of the last 21 seasons.

Brown returns home to take on the Holy Cross Crusaders (2-10-1, 2-7-1 AHA) in the first non-conference action of the season on Friday (Nov. 25). Friday’s game is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. and will stream on ESPN+. Click here to purchase tickets.
 
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