Men's Ice Hockey Has Winning Streak Snapped At Canisius

Feb. 21, 2004

Final Stats

BUFFALO, NY - The Sacred Heart University men's ice hockey team had their seven game winning streak snapped after a 3-2 overtime loss at Canisius on Friday night. It was the third overtime game between the two teams this year.

After a scoreless opening period the Pioneers jumped out to a 1-0 lead at 4:46 of the second period when Peter Ferraro netted his eighth goal of the season with the lone assist from Noel Henck.

Billy Irish-Baker answered with an unassisted goal for the Griffs at 8:09 of the period to tie the game at 1-1.

Canisius then took their first lead of the game at 7:07 of the third period on a power play goal from Michael Cohen. Josh Zavitz and David Kasch assisted on Cohen's 10th goal of the season.

After taking their timeout SHU pulled goaltender Kevin LaPointe for the extra attacked and the move paid off with 53-seconds remaining in regulation when Marc-Andre Fournier scored his 12th goal of the season from Bernie Chmiel.

The game then went into overtime where Irish-Baker scored his second goal of the game to give the Griffs a 3-2 overtime win.

The Pioneers will be back in action on Tuesday night, February 24th, at 7:00 pm when they host Connecticut at the Milford Ice Pavilion.