A Statistical Preview of the Utica Pioneers Thanksgiving Showcase

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By Scott Kinville/315 Hockey.

The fourth-ranked Utica Pioneers Men’s Hockey Team (6-2-0 overall, 6-0-0 UCHC) is hosting its annual Thanksgiving Showcase at the Adirondack Bank Center and the Nexus Center on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. On Friday night, the Pioneers will square off against Plymouth St. Panthers (4-2-1 overall, 4-0-0 MASCAC), and the Trine Thunder (4-4-0 overall, 2-4-0 NCHA) on Saturday night – both games are scheduled to begin at 7 pm EST at the Adirondack Bank Center. The Showcase will close on Sunday afternoon at the Nexus Center where Plymouth St. and Trine will face off against each other starting at 4 pm.

For an in-depth update on the Pioneers heading into the Thanksgiving Showcase, click here: #4 Pioneers To Host Delta Hotels By Marriott Thanksgiving Showcase – Utica University Athletics. Here is a statistical comparison of all three teams that will be doing battle at the Adirondack Bank Center this weekend.

Utica Pioneers Team Offense

Goals For: 37.

Goals Per Game: 4.6 (sixth in Division III).

Shots: 314.

Shots Per Game: 39.3.

Power Play: 13.3% (4 for 30).

Plymouth St. Panthers Team Offense

Goals For: 28.

Goals Per Game: 4.0 (thirteenth in Division III).

Shots: 288.

Shots Per Game: 41.1.

Power Play: 32.1% (9 for 28).

Trine Thunder Team Offense

Goals For: 28.

Goals Per Game: 3.5 (thirtieth in Division III).

Shots: 306.

Shots Per Game: 38.3.

Power Play: 11.4% (4 for 35).


Utica Pioneers Top Five Scorers

1.) Regen Cavanagh: 4 goals + 5 assists = 9 points.

2.) Dante Zapata: 3 goals + 6 assists = 9 points.

3.) Mic Curran: 1 goal + 8 assists = 9 points. Curran is tenth in Division III in assists.

4.) Connor Fedorek: 0 goals + 9 assists = 9 points. Fedorek is tied for first in Division III in assists.

5.) Remy Parker (6 goals + 1 assist), Jakob Breault (4 goals + 3 assists), Lucas Herrmann (3 goals + 4 assists), Brandon Osmundson (3 goals + 4 assists), and Kimball Johnson (0 goals + 7 assists) have 7 points each. Parker is seventeenth in Division III in goals.

Mic Curran and Remy Parker lead the Pioneers in shots with 24 each.

Plymouth St. Panthers Top Five Scorers

1.) Carson Lanceleve: 6 goals + 4 assists = 10 points. Lanceleve is twelfth in Division III in goals.

2.) Ethan Stuckless: 4 goals + 5 assists = 9 points.

3.) Myles Abbate: 2 goals + 5 assists = 7 points.

4.) Niks Krollis: 1 goal + 6 assists = 7 points.

5.) Jeromey Rancourt: 3 goals + 3 assists = 6 points.

Niks Krollis leads the Panthers in shots with 29.

Trine Thunder Top Five Scorers

1.) Bobby Price: 1 goal + 8 assists = 9 points. Price is ninth in Division III in assists.

2.) Sam Antenucci: 4 goals + 4 assists = 8 points.

3.) Justin Meers: 2 goals + 6 assists = 8 points.

4.) Brendan Prappas: 1 goal + 5 assists = 6 points.

5.) Jared Domin (3 goals + 2 assists), Garrett Hallford (2 goals + 3 assists), Brad Jenion (2 goals + 3 assists), Frank Trazzera (3 goals + 2 assists), Drew Welsch (3 goals + 2 assists), and Josh Wright (0 goals + 5 assists) have 5 points each.

Brendan Prappas leads the Thunder in shots with 32.


Utica Pioneers Team Defense

Goals Against: 26.

Goals Against Per Game: 3.3.

Shots Allowed: 227.

Shots Allowed Per Game: 28.4.

Penalty Kill: 73.1% (19 for 26).

Plymouth St. Panthers Team Defense

Goals Against: 21.

Goals Against Per Game: 3.0.

Shots Allowed: 231.

Shots Allowed Per Game: 33.0.

Penalty Kill: 84.4% (38 for 45).

Trine Thunder Team Defense

Goals Against: 24.

Goals Against Per Game: 3.0.

Shots Allowed: 184.

Shots Allowed Per Game: 23.0.

Penalty Kill: 75.0% (24 for 32).


Utica Pioneers Goaltending

Bryan Landsberger has a record of 6-2-0 with a GAA of 2.86, and a 0.897 save percentage.

Avery Sturtz has a record of 0-0-0 with a GAA of 9.70, and a 0.636 save percentage in 24:45 of ice time.

Andrew Doran has a record of 0-0-0 with a GAA of 0.00, and a save percentage of 1.000 in 8:36 of ice time.

Plymouth St. Panthers Goaltending

Brendahn Brawley has a record of 4-1-1 with a GAA of 2.77, and a save percentage of 0.915.

Brandon Shantz has a record of 0-1-0 with a GAA of 4.01, and a save percentage of 0.875.

Trine Thunder Goaltending

Shane Brancato has a record of 1-0-0 with a GAA of 0.65, and a save percentage of 0.947.

Kyle Kozma has a record of 1-1-0 with a GAA of 3.86, and a save percentage of 0.864.

Elias Sandholm has a record of 1-2-0 with a GAA of 3.79, and a save percentage of 0.813.

Cristian Wong-Ramos has a record of 1-1-0 with a GAA of 2.49, and a save percentage of 0.911.


In this episode of 315 Hockey Live, we have a lot of Central NY hockey news to cover! First, we’ve got the Bahl’s Army coming on to talk about the return of Alexander Holtz and Kevin Bahl to the Comets! Then the Utica Pioneers men’s and Women’s teams, along with the Hamilton College Women’s team, have all moved up in the latest USCHO poll, Scott and Dave discuss that, the upcoming Thanksgiving Classic at the Adirondack Bank Center and the #6 ranked Colgate Women’s Team showdown with #1 Ohio State!

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