January 18, 2004

Men's Ice Hockey Falls to Canisius In OT 5-4

Jan. 17, 2004

Final Stats

MILFORD, CT (January 17, 2004) - The Sacred Heart University men's ice hockey team lost a heartbreaker in overtime to Canisius 5-4 on Saturday evening at the Milford Ice Pavilion. Rob Martin scored the game-winning goal with 1:02 remaining in the extra frame.

Canisius took the lead at the 10-minute mark of the first period when Ryan Corcoran got the Griffs on the board. The Pioneers tied the game when Garrett Larson scored at 18:23 of the opening period.

Sacred Heart took a 3-1 lead in the second period on goals from Rocco Molinao and Mike Reagan, who scored just 40-seconds apart.

Canisius battled back to tie the game with two goals from Jaymie Harrington, who scored his first goal while on the power play and his second goal while the Griffs were shorthanded.

Canisius then regained the lead at 17:49 of the third period when Tim Sonigan scored for the Griffs.

The Pioneers then tied the game 48-seconds later with an unassisted goal from Marc-Andre Fournier, his third goal of the series to tie the game at 4-4.

The two teams then played to a tie for the remainder of regulation and once again went to overtime where Martin scored the game-winner and extended Canisius' unbeaten streak to six games.

Sacred Heart will return to action on Friday night when they travel to Union for a 7:00 pm game. The Pioneers will play again the following night when they travel to RPI for a 7:00pm contest.