King's Men's Hockey Come Up Short Against Chatham

FEBRUARY 10, 2018


PITTSTON -- The Chatham University men's hockey team overcame a 1-0 deficit by outscoring host King's College 4-2 over the game's final 35 minutes as the visiting Cougars posted a 4-2 victory Saturday night at Revolution Ice in Pittston.

With the win, Chatham improved to 2-18-3 overall and 2-13 in the United Collegiate Hockey Conference while King's slipped to 0-23 and 0-13 in the UCHC.

After a scoreless first period, the Monarchs took advantage of a two-man advantage as Tyler O'Mara scored the first goal of the game 5:10 into the second period off assists from Nicholas Palumbo and Jamie Lukas.

Chatham would tie the score with 4:42 left in the period when Jace Burton struck net off assists from Clay Plyler and Kirk Underwood.

After a penalty on King's the Cougars took advantage and scored on a power play with just 3:27 to go in the second stanza as Chatham went into the locker room holding a 2-1 advantage with one period to play.

Chatham built a 3-1 lead with 13:28 left in the contest when Noah Medalsy scored off assists from Kevin Fees and Chris Lutz. The Monarchs cut the score to 3-2 when Nicholas Gullo score on a power play from assists by Orion Linnehan and Palumbo with 3:50 left. But Derek Schrank added an empty-net goal with 0:45 to play to seal the victory.

Chatham outshot King's 37-29 as the Monarchs owned a 38-33 advantage in faceoffs. King's goalie Link Ferch made 33 saves in the game while Cougar keeper Matt Calas posted 27 stops.

King's returns to the ice Friday with a 7:00 PM home match against Utica College at Revolution Ice. The Monarchs will then close out the season Saturday with a 7:00 PM game at Nazareth College in Rochester, NY.

No contests today.
No contests today.
No contests today.