Niagara starting to move in a positive direction as seniors ‘want to go out on a high note’ :: USCHO.com :: U.S. College Hockey Online

Niagara registered a couple of firsts back on Nov. 15. For starters, a 5-4 win over Mercyhurst on home ice was the first victory of the season for coach Dave Burkholder’s team after an 0-7-2 start. It was also the first career win for sophomore Guillaume Therien, who was a hard-luck 0-13-3 coming into the contest. “We didn’t make it easy for him,” said Burkholder. “We had a 3-0 lead early and then nine minutes into…

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Three Things: Two out of three ain’t bad :: USCHO.com Blogs :: Atlantic Hockey Blog :: U.S. College Hockey Online

Three Things from this past weekend in Atlantic Hockey: Two out of three ain’t bad Niagara won its first game of the season last Tuesday, a 5-4 victory over Mercyhurst on home ice. TJ Sarcona scored the tying and game-winning goals in the third period. The win was a long time coming for sophomore goalie Guillaume Therien, who came into the game a hard-luck 0-13-3 for his career. The Purple Eagles liked the thrill of…

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Despite youth movement, Robert Morris’ progress ahead of schedule :: USCHO.com :: U.S. College Hockey Online

It was supposed to take a while for Robert Morris to recover from last season. The Colonials, thanks in part to a large senior group that set team records and boasted multiple all-league award winners, led Atlantic Hockey wire to wire last season, winning 24 games before bowing to RIT in the championship game. Nine freshman were brought in, and a large rookie class often leads to a slow start. But the Colonials are on…

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Three Things: Twice as nice :: USCHO.com Blogs :: Atlantic Hockey Blog :: U.S. College Hockey Online

Three Things from this past weekend in Atlantic Hockey: Double trouble There were three sweeps this weekend, with Army taking four points from Canisius, Air Force defeating Rochester Institute of Technology twice, and Robert Morris taking a pair of games from Sacred Heart. In the RIT/AFA and RMU/SHU series, the scores of the two games were identical: the Falcons had a pair of 4-3 wins, while the Colonials cruised to two 4-1 victories. In the…

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Four points proving to be hard to come by in Atlantic Hockey :: USCHO.com :: U.S. College Hockey Online

Atlantic Hockey coaches love to talk about parity, that on any given night, etc. Coaches in every league at every level give similar lip service out of respect for their opponents. But for the past four or five years, the scoreboard has shown that, night in and night out, it really happens in Atlantic Hockey. So far this season, there have been a total of seven weekend conference series, and only once has a team…

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