Jan. 16, 2004
MILFORD, CT (January 16, 2004) - The Sacred Heart University men's ice hockey team tied Canisius 2-2 on Friday night at the Milford Ice Pavilion. Marc-Andre Fournier scored both goals for the Pioneers.
Fournier's first goal gave Sacred Heart a 1-0 lead 4:07 into the game from Rocco Molinaro and Noel Henck. The Pioneers lead grew to 2-0 on Fournier's second goal of the period with just 0:38 remaining in the opening frame. Garrett Larson and Ryan Bremner assisted on the goal.
The score remained until 10:10 of the second period when Andrew Dawe put the Golden Griffins on the board from Daryl Pierce and Jon Durno.
It was still a 2-1 game when Canisius pulled goaltender Bryan Worosz for the extra attacked with one-minute remaining in regulation. That move paid off when Billy Irish-Baker tied the game with 0:34 remaining in the third period.
The game went to overtime where each team had a chance to get the win, but were unable to break the deadlock and the game ended in a 2-2 tie.
Pioneers goaltender Kevin LaPointe made 30 saves while Worosz made 25 saves n net for Canisius.
These two teams will meet again tomorrow afternoon at the Milford Ice Pavilion. The opening face-off is scheduled for 5:00 pm.