315 Hockey’s One-Timers 02/05/2023 – 02/11/2023

By Scott Kinville/315 Hockey

315 Hockey’s One-Timers is our weekly look at the professional and college hockey scene in Central New York featuring brief observations (or one-timers if you will) of the teams we cover.

American Hockey League

Utica Comets

🏒 The AHL held its Skills Competition and All-Star Classic on February 5th and 6th in Laval, Quebec. Goaltender Nico Daws was the lone representative from the Comets.

🏒 The Comets returned to action after nearly a week off on Friday night and defeated the Hershey Bears 3-0 at home behind a nineteen-save shutout by Akira Schmid. The next night the team traveled to Laval and lost to the Rocket by a score of 6-2.

🏒 This week, the Comets play a Wednesday morning game in Toronto (11 am EST start time) and host the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night.


Syracuse Crunch

🏒 Alex Barré-Boulet, Darren Raddysh, and Gabriel Dumont represented the Crunch at the Skills Competition and AHL All-Star Classic on February 5th and 6th.

🏒 The Crunch returned to action on Friday night in Laval and lost to the Rocket by a score of 3-1. The next night they returned home but lost to the Rochester Americans 4-1.

🏒 Syracuse recalled goaltender Jack LaFontaine from Orlando of the ECHL on Saturday.

🏒 This week, the Crunch plays two games on the road. On Wednesday night they play in Belleville and then they visit Utica on Saturday night.


Utica Pioneers

🏒 The number one ranked Utica Pioneers Men’s Hockey Team improved to 20-2-1 overall and 18-0-0 in the UCHC with a weekend sweep at Alvernia. They won 6-0 on Friday night on the strength of a Lucas Herrmann hat trick and a twenty-three save shutout by Bryan Landsberger. On Saturday, they were down 1-0 entering the third period, but then scored four goals en route to a 4-1 victory. The Pioneers did not allow a single shot on goal in the third period.

🏒 With Saturday’s win over Alvernia, Utica clinched its fifth consecutive twenty-win full season.

🏒 The Pioneers wrap up their regular season this weekend with games at Arcadia on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.

🏒 The twelfth-ranked Utica Pioneers Womens Team improved to 20-1-2 overall and 17-0-1 in the UCHC with two victories at Wilkes. On Saturday they shut out the Colonels 4-0, and twenty-four hours later, they defeated their hosts again – this time by a score of 4-1. With the wins, the Pioneers secured their second twenty-win season in program history.

🏒 First-year player Breese Burlingame made seventeen saves on Saturday afternoon to earn her first career shutout in her first career start.

🏒 The Pioneers wrap up the regular season with games at the fourteenth-ranked Nazareth Golden Flyers on Friday night and Saturday afternoon.

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Colgate Raiders

🏒 The third ranked Colgate Raiders Women’s Team had a very successful weekend, winning both of the games they played at the Class of 1965 Arena. On Friday afternoon, they defeated the #2/1 Yale Bulldogs 5-3 for the second time this season (the Raiders are the only team to defeat Yale so far this season). On Saturday afternoon they beat Brown 3-1 on Senior Day.

🏒 Raiders captain Danielle Serdachny had a record breaking weekend. On Friday she broke the Colgate single season points record, and Saturday she set the all time career points record for the program.

🏒 The ECAC announced last Wednesday that Elyssa Biederman was named the conference’s Rookie of the Month and New Hartford native Sydney Bard was the ECAC Defender of the Month for January. It is Biederman’s second straight Rookie of the Month award, and Bard’s second Defender of the Month honor this season.

🏒 The Raiders are now 26-4-2 overall and 16-3-1 in the ECAC. They close out their regular season on the road this weekend when travel to Union on Friday night and RPI on Saturday afternoon.

🏒 The Colgate Raiders Men’s Hockey Team played a home in home series against the eleventh ranked Cornell Big Red on Friday and Saturday nights. They lost the first game in Ithaca by a score of 3-2, but tied the rematch in Hamilton 4-4 and ultimately won in the shootout before a sellout crowd. The Raiders overcame a 3-0 deficit to secure the tie.

🏒 Colton Young had a huge game for the Riaders on Saturday night, registering two goals and two assists.

🏒 Colgate is now 13-14-3 overall and 10-7-1 in the ECAC. They play two more home games this weekend, hosting St. Lawrence on Friday night and Clarkson on Saturday night.

Hamilton College Continentals

🏒 The fifth ranked Hamilton College Women’s Hockey Team swept a pair of games on the road over the weekend at the then fifteenth ranked Connecticut College Camels. On Friday night, they took down the Camels by a score of 3-1. On Saturday, the Continentals got a shorthanded goal from Hyla Mosher and a third period goal from Nancy Loh to defeat the host team 2-1.

🏒 The Continentals are now 17-3-2 overall and 11-2-1 in the NESCAC. They close out their regular season on Friday night and Saturday afternoon with a pair of games at home against #7 Middlebury.

🏒 The Hamilton College Men’s Hockey Team split a pair of games at home over the past weekend. On Friday night they defeated the Connecticut College Camels 8-5 behind three points from Fred Allaire (two goals and one assist) and Grisha Gotovets (one goal and two assists). On Saturday afternoon they lost a heartbreaker to Tufts on Senior Day – dropping a 2-1 decision .

🏒 The Continentals overall record is 12-9-1 and 10-5-1 in the NESCAC. They close out their regular season this weekend on the road – on Friday night they are at Middlebury and on Saturday they visit Williams.

Syracuse Orange

🏒 The Syracuse Orange Women’s Hockey Team dropped a pair of games to CHA rival Mercyhurst over the weekend at the Tennity Ice Pavilion. On Friday night, they were shutout 2-0, and on Saturday they lost the rematch 4-2.

🏒 The Orange are now 9-22-2- overall and 6-9-1 in the CHA. They conclude their regular season at home on Saturday afternoon against Stonehill.

Morrisville Mustangs

🏒 The Morrisville Mustangs Men’s Hockey Team had a tough week. On Wednesday night they lost at home to the fifteenth ranked Oswego St. Lakers 6-0, and on Saturday night they traveled to Cortland where they were defeated by a score of 6-1.

🏒 Morrisville is now 7-16-0 overall and 3-11-0 in the SUNYAC. The Mustangs are now eliminated from from contention for a spot in the SUNYAC Postseason Tournament. They finish their regular season with a game at home on Wednesday night against #7 Plattsburgh, and on Saturday at Potsdam.

🏒 The Morrisville Mustangs Women’s Hockey Team did not play last weekend and have an overall record of 7-15-1 with a NEWHL mark of 4-12-0. They finish their season with a game at home on Friday against Potsdam and on the road on Saturday at Canton.

Oswego St. Lakers

🏒 The fifteenth ranked Oswego St. Lakers played one game last week, defeating the Morrisville Mustangs 6-0 on Wednesday night at the Morrisville IcePlex. Alex DiCarlo and Shane Bull each had one goal and two assists, and Jackson Arcan had two goals. Cal Schell made twenty six saves to earn the shutout.

🏒 The Lakers are 14-8-1 overall and 10-4-0 in the SUNYAC. They finish their regular season with games at home on Friday and Saturday nights against Buffalo St. and Fredonia. Oswego has clinched a spot in the SUNYAC Postseason Tournament.

🏒 The Oswego St. Lakers Women’s Hockey Team split a pair of games at home last weekend. On Friday they were shutout by Cortland 2-0 but rebounded on Saturday to defeat Buffalo St. 9-1. Ariella Haas had four points (two goals and two assists) against Buffalo St. and Morgan Shines record a hat trick on seven shots.

🏒 The Lakers have concluded their regular season, finishing with an overall record of 14-10-1 with an 11-6-1 mark in the NEWHL. They play again on February 25th when they travel to Cortland for a semifinal game in the NEWHL Postseason Tournament.

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