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2016-2017 RECORD: 9-9-0-1 (5-6-0-1)
Next Game: TBA


Saturday, January 30, 2016

Owls Skate Past Springfield 5-2

Springfield, MA -- The Owls club hockey team continued where they left off in the Fall semester as they defeated Springfield College 5-2 for their third straight win. After a scoreless first period, Connor Sweeney would score two goals in 26 seconds to put the Owls up 2-0 early in the second. Kris Houda would get assists on both goals. Captain Schyler Reilly, would increase their lead as Colin Pierce circled in the corner and fed a nice pass to Reilly in the slot. Springfield would cut the lead to 3-2 heading into the final period. 

In the third, great forechecking by Colin Pierce would lead to an insurance goal as he stole the puck from the Pride's defenseman by the net and popped the puck top corner for a 4-2 Owls lead. With time counting down, Tyler Reopel would skate the puck through the neutral zone for his first goal of the season to seal the victory for the Owls. Nate Maillet was strong in net as he improves his record to 2-0-0. 

Westfield hosts Sacred Heart University on Sunday for their last regular season home game at 3:00 pm. It will be Senior Night as the Owls will recognize twelve seniors before the game. It is an important NECHA battle as both teams are 4-4-0 in the conference and are looking to secure the second spot in the playoff race. 

Sunday, January 24, 2016

UNIVERSITY CUP DETAILS


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Westfield State 4 - Rhode Island College 3

Westfield, MA --- The Owls will be heading into winter break on a two game winning streak as they defeated Rhode Island College by the score of 4-3. The Anchormen would get on the board first, but Anthony Aspromonti would get his third goal of the season to tie the game heading into the first intermission. Westfield would score three goals in the second period to increase their lead to 4-1 heading into the last twenty minutes. Rhode Island would score two in the final period but Jeremy Flibotte would hold on for his first collegiate victory. 

Westfield will return to action after winter break when they travel to Springfield College on Friday, January 29th. They will return home on Sunday, January 31st at 3pm as they host Sacred Heart University on Senior Night. 


Goals: Aspromonti (3), Reilly (10), Arena (2), Sweeney (5)
Goalie: Flibotte (1-1-0)
Power Play: 0 for 3
Penalty Kill: 7 for 7