Game Notes -- Pioneer Men's Hockey Home Opener This WeekendThe Pioneer men's ice hockey team opens its regular season home schedule and their Atlantic Hockey season against the Canisius Golden Griffins Friday at Saturday night at 7:00 pm at the Milford Ice Pavilion. The Pioneers are seeking their first win of the season after losing 5-2 at Union College two weeks ago. The Griffs are coming off a split in a weekend series with RIT last week.
Canisius leads the all-time series with SHU 13-7-1.The Pioneers and Griffs played three times in 2004-05 with Sacred Heart winning two out of the three meetings. The Pioneers only loss came in Buffalo on November 13, 2004. Foward Pierre-Luc O'Brien scored four goals in the three games, including posting a hat trick on December 4, 2004 in Milford.