Friday, November 28, 2014
Junior forward Brett Knowles posts first career hat trick for Mavericks
Junior forward Brett Knowles scored a hat trick for Mavericks
||Brett Knowles (1)||Sean Flanagan/4, Max Gaede/2
||Chase Grant (4)||Sean Flanagan/5, Jean-Paul Lafontaine/9
||Brett Knowles (2)||Max Gaede/3
||Chase Grant (5)||Jean-Paul Lafontaine/10, Zach Palmquist/9
||Teddy Blueger (7)|| -
||Casey Nelson (3)||Sean Flanagan/6, C.J. Franklin/8
||Brett Knowles (3)||Chase Grant/2, Casey Nelson/7
|Lake Superior State
|Shots on Goal
|Lake Superior State
|Team Stats and Records
|Minnesota State (10-3-0)
|Lake Superior State (3-12-0)
|Minnesota State Goaltending
|Stephon Williams (W, 10-1-0)||60:00||0
|Lake Superior State Goaltending
|Gordon Defiel (L, 3-10-0)||60:00||7
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.- Lake Superior State men's ice hockey fell to Minnesota State- Mankato Friday night by a score of 7-0. The Lakers (3-12-0, 3-8-0 Western Collegiate Hockey Association) were out-muscled by the #7 Mavericks (10-3-0, 8-1-0 WCHA), who were able to control the puck in their offensive zone throughout most of the game.
The Mavericks, the top ranked team according to the Pair Wise rankings, were lead by Stephon Williams (10-1-0) posting 24 saves in the shutout effort. Junior forward Brett Knowles scored the first goal of the game to give the Mavericks a 1-0 lead at the end of the first period. Knowles also capped the scoring on the evening with a power-play goal and his first career hat-trick with 4:57 remaining in the third.
In net for the Lakers was freshman Gordon Defiel (3-10-0) picking up 29 saves while allowing the seven goals for the Mavericks.
The Lakers finished 0-3 on the power play, while the Mavericks converted on two of their five opportunities.
Lake Superior State will be back at it again Saturday night (11/29) to take on the Mavericks. The puck is set to drop at 7:07 p.m. Saturday night is also military appreciation night and all active and retired military personnel with valid ID will receive free admission.