SCSU 5, MSU-Mankato 1 (F) box score

SCSU junior forward Nic Dowd scored a goal for the third straight game

SCSU senior captain Drew LeBlanc had a goal and three assists
 

SCSU freshman forward Kalle Kossila had a goal and an assist

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MSU-Mankato 0 0 1 — 1
SCSU                  3 0 2 — 5
 
First period scoring:
 
1. SCSU — Ben Hanowski 2 (Nic Dowd, Drew LeBlanc) 7:34 (pp).
LeBlanc got the puck in the neutral zone, skated it into the corner and passed it to Dowd out front. Dowd quickly passed across the slot to Hanowski, who knocked it in for a 1-0 lead.
 
2. SCSU — Hanowski 3 (LeBlanc) 14:48.
LeBlanc hit Hanowski with a long pass down the middle to send Hanowski in on a breakaway that he scored on for a 2-0 lead.
 
3. SCSU — Dowd 3 (Nick Jensen, Joey Holka) 15:22.
Jensen skated the puck out of the SCSU zone, crossed the Mavericks’ blue line, got past a defenseman and into the corner. He passed it out front to Holka, who quickly passed it across the slot to Dowd, who one-timed it in for a 3-0 lead.
 
Penalties: MSU-M — Evan Mosey (cross-checking) 6:13; MSU-M — Chase Grant (inteference) 11:24.
 
Second period scoring:
 
None.
 
Penalties: MSU-M — Eriah Hayes (charging, major) 1:00; SCSU — Ethan Prow (tripping) 6:40; SCSU — Kevin Gravel (checking from behind, major, game misconduct) 7:32; MSU-M — Brett Knowles (slashing) 16:50.
 
Third period scoring:
 
4. SCSU — Kalle Kossila 2 (LeBlanc, Brooks Bertsch) 1:23.
LeBlanc took the puck off the boards to Phil Cook’s left, stick-handled around one defender, got past another, flipped it across the slot to Kossila, who had a lot of net to shoot at to make it 4-0.
 
5. MSU-M — Evan Mosey 1 (Grant, Brett Knowles) 8:53.
The Mavericks got the puck into the zone and Mosey ended up with the puck in the faceoff circle to Ryan Faragher’s left and scored on a high wrist shot from the faceoff dot.
 
6. SCSU — LeBlanc 2 (Kossila, Prow) 19:12.
Pretty give-and-go play with LeBlanc carrying it into the corner, leaving it for Kossila. LeBlanc went to the net and Kossila got him the puck back and he scored after carrying it across the slot.
 
Shots on goal: MSU-M — 3-11-11–25; SCSU — 11-9-8–28. Goaltenders: MSU-M — Phil Cook (23 saves); SCSU — Ryan Faragher (24 saves). Power-play goals, opportunities: MSU-M — 0-for-3 (12 shots); SCSU — 1-for-5 (9 shots). Penalties: MSU-M – 6 for 15 minutes; SCSU – 4 for 11 minutes. Referees: Derek Shepherd and Marco Hunt. Linesemen: Nick Bradshaw and Sam Shikowsky. Marty Sundvall Memorial Three Stars of the Game presented by the St. Cloud Times: 1. LeBlanc (SCSU), 2. Hanowski (SCSU), 3. Dowd (SCSU). Attendance: 3,901.
 
Mick Hatten

About Mick Hatten

I cover St. Cloud State hockey and I am a general assignment reporter for the sports department at the Times. 2012-13 was my third season covering the Huskies hockey programs. My wife Kristin and I have two boys (Luke, 5, and Josh, 3) and we live in St. Cloud. I have had two stints working at the Times. I worked here from 1986-91 as a part-time sports reporter and intern. I have been back since Aug. 1999. I spent one year as the prep sports coordinator, six years as the St. Cloud State reporter (football, men's and women's basketball and everything else but hockey) and spent four years as the Citizen Times editor. The last two years, I was also the editor of the Rocori Times and Sauk Rapids-Rice Times sections, which are mailed directly to people in those two school districts. Follow me on Twitter at https://twitter.com/MickHatten or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sctimesmick. I do online chats about college hockey during the season from 1-2 p.m. Thursdays at www.sctimes.com.
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