HOCKEY EAST TEXT BOX SCORE
St. Cloud State (STC) vs Connecticut (CON)
Date: Friday, December 30, 2016
Non-Conference Game
Desert Hockey Classic (Prescott, AZ)
Attendance: 1153
Start Time: 4:00 pm  End Time: 6:18 pm  Total Time: 2:18

Scoring by Period - STC 0-2-1=3; CON 1-2-1=4

1st Period
Scoring - 1, CON Spencer Naas/8 (Evan Richardson/8, Max Kalter/9) 4:20
Penalties - Kasperi Ojantakanen, CON (Interference) 8:30; David Drake, CON (Cross-Checking) 13:16

2nd Period
Scoring - 2, CON Miles Gendron/3 (Evan Richardson/9, Maxim Letunov/12) 0:37
3, STC Mikey Eyssimont/9 (Patrick Newell/11, Blake Winiecki/7) 10:38
4, STC Blake Winiecki/8 (Patrick Newell/12, Niklas Nevalainen/4) 17:36
5, CON Spencer Naas/9 (Max Kalter/10, Derek Pratt/4) 18:40
Penalties - Jimmy Schuldt, STC (Slashing) 14:48; Blake Winiecki, STC (Slashing) 19:28

3rd Period
Scoring - 6, CON Maxim Letunov/5 (Evan Richardson/10) 14:45 (GW)
7, STC Jacob Benson/6 (Mikey Eyssimont/7, Patrick Newell/13) 19:07.3 (PP) (EA)
Penalties - Jesse Schwartz, CON (Tripping) 11:37; Derek Pratt, CON (Slashing) 18:22

St. Cloud State Goaltending - Jeff Smith (57:52, 30 shots, 26 saves, 4 GA); Empty Net (2:08, 0 GA)

Connecticut Goaltending - Rob Nichols (60:00, 36 shots, 33 saves, 3 GA)

Win - Rob Nichols, CON (3-3-3). Loss - Jeff Smith, STC (2-3-0).

Shots On Goal - STC 12-13-11=36; CON 9-12-9=30

Power Plays - STC 1 of 4; CON 0 of 2

Penalties - STC 2 (4 min); CON 4 (8 min)

New Records - Connecticut 7-6-6, St. Cloud State 8-8-1

Three Stars: 1. Spencer Naas (Connecticut) 2. Miles Gendron (Connecticut) 3. Rob Nichols (Connecticut)

Referees: Nathan Wieler, Chris Zorza  Linesmen: Robb Harrell, Colin Besch