SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. - Lake Superior State University defeated Laurentian University 9-2 Tuesday during exhibition play at the Taffy Abel Arena.
Thirteen Lakers tallied at least a single point during their win. Sophomore defenseman Eric Drapluk lead the Lakers with one goal and three assists. Sophomore forward Bryce Schmitt tallied two goals, recording the game-winning goal at 11:37 of the first period.
Pete Spratte, Ian Miller, Alex Globke, and Chris Ciotti each added one goal and one assist for LSSU. Dan Radke, Stephen Perfetto, Garret Clemment, and Andrew Dommett chipped in with two assists each.
Freshmen Nathan Harris and Gus Correale added one goal each for the Lakers, while Mitchell Nardi tallied a single assist.
Both of Laurentian's goals came late in the third period from Mathew Davis and Marc-Alain Begin.
Kevin Kapalka started in goal for LSSU, making six saves in 30:07. Kevin Murdock entered the game halfway through the second, making six saves in 29:42. LSSU totaled 57 shots on goal. Laurentian's Alex Laino made 48 saves in the contest.
The Lakers were 2-for-5 on the power-play and held Laurentian to 0-for-2.