CANTON, N.Y. — Michigan Tech (8–5–1 overall, 5–4–1 WCHA) came away with a 3–1 win against St. Lawrence (5–7–0 overall, 4–2–0 ECAC), earning a split on the road for the second straight weekend.
Once again Matt Weninger stood tall early in net for the Saints. He turned away all nine shots he faced in the first period. Husky goaltender Josh Robinson stopped all Saints shots in the first twenty minutes, as well.
Ryan Furne opened up scoring for the Huskies on the power play 4:52 into the second period. He was assisted by Brett Olson and Blake Pietila.
Less than a minute later Jordan Baker forced a turnover in the offensive zone that set up Milos Gordic for the second goal of the game.
The Huskies faced three consecutive penalties in the middle of the second. St. Lawrence’s Jordan Dewey power play goal brought the Saints within one at 13:37.
With 2:24 remaining in the period Tanner Kero put home a rebound to regain the Huskies’ two goal lead. The goal was assisted by Blake Pietila and David Johnstone.
Each side had a power play opportunity in the third period, but neither team found the back of the net. St. Lawrence led the Huskies in shots 26 to 25 to close the game.
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Brandon is a 2010 graduate of Michigan Tech. He co-founded Tech Hockey Guide with Tim Braun as a outlet to expand the coverage of Michigan Tech Hockey. He currently resides in Portland, Oregon with his wife Lindsey and corgis Quincy and Niko.