Atlantic Hockey: Giesler’s hat trick lifts Air Force over RIT :: USCHO.com College Hockey Game Recaps :: U.S. College Hockey Online

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — There’s an adage in hockey: Get to the net and good things will happen. That was the case for Air Force sophomore Evan Giesler, who recorded his first career hat trick to lead the Falcons to a 4-2 win over host Rochester Institute of Technology. Giesler had a goal in each period for the first Air Force hat trick since Cole Gunner’s in March 2015. “Coach always preaches, ‘Get to the net…

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Three Things: Bonus hockey :: USCHO.com Blogs :: Atlantic Hockey Blog :: U.S. College Hockey Online

Three things from the weekend in Atlantic Hockey: Bonus hockey It was a wild Saturday night in Atlantic Hockey, with four of five conference games going to overtime, the first time we’ve had four OTs in a single day since Jan. 20, 2016. Two of the games ended in ties, while the other pair saw a winner emerge. Army West Point completed a sweep of Niagara in thrilling fashion as Conor Andrle got the game…

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Atlantic Hockey: Berrafato stops 27 in Holy Cross shutout of RIT :: USCHO.com College Hockey Game Recaps :: U.S. College Hockey Online

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Tonight’s Holy Cross 4-0 win over host Rochester Institute of Technology had a decidedly Western New York feel. Crusaders goaltender Paul Berrafato, a Buffalo native, stopped all 27 shots he faced for his sixth career shutout. That and a goal by Rochester native Johnny Coughlin, whose first-period marker turned out to be the game-winner, paced the Crusaders to the victory, extending their unbeaten streak at the Polisseni Center to 3-0-2. “I think…

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Mercyhurst has its eyes on strong finish, long postseason run :: USCHO.com :: U.S. College Hockey Online

It’s been an up-and-down year for the Mercyhurst Lakers, who sit in a three-way tie for fourth place in the Atlantic Hockey standings at 10-10-4 in league play. The Lakers have spent most of the season straddling the .500 mark, winning consecutive games only twice, but never dropping more than three contests in a row. Rick Gotkin’s team began to pick up steam four weeks ago, and put together a five game unbeaten streak that…

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