Colgate Raiders Men’s Hockey Hits the Road This Weekend

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By Scott Kinville/315 Hockey.

The Colgate Raiders Men’s Hockey Team (3-6-1 overall, 1-1-0 ECAC) will pack their bags and hit the road this weekend for two more ECAC games. Last weekend, the Raiders opened up their conference play away from the friendly confines of the Class of 1965 Arena – traveling to Quinnipiac on Friday, and then to Princeton on Saturday. They lost a heartbreaker to the then-seventh-ranked Bobcats, who came from behind to defeat the Raiders 3-2. The next day, Colgate came out on the winning end, taking down the Tigers by a score of 4-3 in overtime.

This weekend, the Raiders will have a more local trip as they visit Potsdam, NY on Friday night to take on the Clarkson Golden Knights (3-6-0 overall, 1-1-0 ECAC). On Saturday, they will take a short ride to Canton, where they will face the St. Lawrence Saints (5-4-0 overall, 2-0-0 ECAC). Colgate will see these teams again in February at home.

Here’s how the Raiders stack up against both of their opponents this weekend.

Colgate Raiders Team Offense

Goals For: 20

Goals Per Game (average): 2.0

Power Play: 17.8% ( 8 for 44)

Clarkson Golden Knights Team Offense

Goals For: 23

Goals Per Game: 2.6

Power Play: 18.2% (6 for 33)

St. Lawrence Saints Team Offense

Goals For: 20

Goals Per Game (average): 2.2

Power Play: 8.3% (3 for 36)

Colgate Raiders Top Five Scorers

1.) Alex Young: 3 goals and 5 assists = 8 points.

2.) Alex DiPaolo: 2 goals and 6 assists = 8 points.

3.) Matt Verboon: 3 goals and 4 assists = 7 points.

4.) Colton Young: 2 goals and 4 assists = 6 points.

5.) Ross Mitton: 3 goals and 2 assists = 5 points. Nick Anderson: 1 goal and 4 assists = 5 points.

Colton Young leads the Raiders in shots with 47.

Clarkson Golden Knights Top Five Scorers

1.) Noah Beck: 4 goals and 5 assists = 9 points.

2.) Ayrton Martino: 0 goals and 9 assists = 9 points.

3.) Jacob Schmidt-Svejstrup: 4 goals and 1 assist = 5 points.

4.) Ryan Taylor: 3 goals and 2 assists = 5 points.

5.) Three players tied at four points.

Jacob Schmidt-Svejstrup leads the Golden Knights in shots with 25.

St. Lawrence Saints Top Five Scorers

1.) Tim Makowski: 0 goals and 5 assists = 5 points.

2.) Luc Salem: 3 goals and 1 assist = 4 points.

3.) Jordan Steinmetz: 1 goal and 3 assists = 4 points.

4.) Felikss Gavars: 0 goals and 4 assists = 4 points.

5.) Greg Lapointe: 0 goals and 4 assists = 4 points.

Colgate Raiders Team Defense

Goals Against: 26

Goals Against Per Game (average): 2.6

Penalty Kill: 83.3% (35 for 42)

Clarkson Golden Knights Team Defense

Goals Against: 26

Goals Against Per Game (average): 2.9

Penalty Kill: 75.6% (31 for 41)

St. Lawrence Saints Team Defense

Goals Against: 24

Goals Against Per Game: 2.7

Penalty Kill: 75% (27 for 36)

Colgate Raiders Goaltending

Carter Gylander has a record of 3-6-1 with a GAA of 2.49, a 0.923 save percentage, and one shutout.

Nick Haas and Andrew Takacs are the Raiders other two goaltenders and they have yet to see game action this season.

Clarkson Golden Knights Goaltending

Ethan Haider has a record of 3-6-0, with a GAA of 2.66, a 0.893 save percentage, and one shutout.

Brady Parker is the Golden Knight’s backup goaltender and he has no statistics this season.

St. Lawrence Saints Goaltending

Emil Zetterquist has a record of 5-4-0 with a GAA of 2.42 and a 0.904 save percentage.

Francis Boisvert has appeared in one game, has no record, a GAA of 3.70, and a save percentage of 0.938.

Both games are scheduled to begin at 7 pm EST and will be televised on ESPN+. For more information about Colgate Raiders hockey, visit https://colgateathletics.com.

ICYMI: In this episode of 315 Hockey Live, Colgate Men’s Hockey Head Coach Don Vaughan and goaltender Carter Gylander join the show! We discuss the start of Coach Vaughan’s coaching career in Holland, Carter being drafted by the Detroit Red Wings, the upcoming season, firefighting (?), and much more!

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