SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Suffolk men's hockey slipped to Skidmore, 5-0 in its New England Hockey Conference opener Friday night at Saratoga City Rink.
SCORE: Suffolk 0 | Skidmore 5
RECORDS: Suffolk (1-1-0, 0-1-0 NEHC) | Skidmore (2-0-0, 0-1-0 NEHC)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Skidmore scored twice in the first frame to build a cushion it never let up.
The Thoroughbreds, who controlled the majority of the action, potted a powerplay puck in the middle stanza to add to their margin and scored twice more in the final frame for the final 5-0 margin.
- Cal Wilcox stopped 36 pucks despite the setback result.
- Brandon Kessel scooped up all 21 of Suffok's attempts on target.
- The Thoroughbreds doubled Suffolk shots, 41-21.
- Skidmore bested the Rams in the face-off circle as well, 30-24.
Suffolk wraps up its season-opening, three-game road stretch tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 9 at No. 6 Hobart. Puck drop at The Cooler is set for 4 p.m.