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Hockey Sends Off Seniors with Overtime Win and Sweep of Long Island

Hockey Sends Off Seniors with Overtime Win and Sweep of Long Island

TEMPE – On Senior Night, the Arizona State ice hockey team (18-21-0) provided fans with one last night of Mullett Magic to close out the 2022-23 season with a 2-1 victory and series sweep of Long Island (13-22-0). Captain Josh Doan completed the inaugural season story, scoring the overtime game-winning goal to score both the first and last goal in Mullett Arena this season. 

ASU finished the year with a 14-10-0 home record bookmarked by an upset victory of No. 2 Minnesota, five home sweeps, and the resurrection of the Desert Hockey Classic. 

Senior goaltender Ben Kraws made his fourth start this season and finished his senior year with a 3-0-0 record, one shutout, a 2.19 goals against average and .926 save percentage. He made 34 saves on Saturday night, a season high for the New Jersey native. After two years of college hockey at ASU, Kraws boasts a 15-11-1 record through 33 appearances and 27 starts. 

Doan managed to outdo his outstanding freshman season by assembling four more goals over the weekend to bring his total to 16. He assembled two game winning goals, tying his mark set last season. In total the Valley native managed to notch 38 points in a single season fifth most in program history. His effort this year pushes him higher in the ranks of all-time career scoring, totaling 75 points puts him in fifth. 

The transfer from Boston, Robert Mastrosimone set multiple records in his tenure at ASU. The forward tallied 42 points, tying a single-season record with Colin Theisen who broke the record last year. Mastrosimone also set the record for most assists in a single season with 31 on the year, obtaining the record on the game-winning goal to Doan. The assist record was previously held by James Sanchez (2019-20) at 30. 

The alternate captain Demetrios Koumontzis landed on the scoresheet, assisting Doan on the game-winning goal. Koumontzis completed his highest-scoring year since his rookie season – tallying 18 points, two shy of his freshman mark, with seven goals and 11 assists. The Scottsdale native competed in all but two games this…

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