Lakers Halt Nazareth Comeback In OT

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The Lakers survived a late third period comeback by the Nazareth Golden Flyers this evening. Ryan Dickinson secured the win 6-5 early in the overtime period.

THE BASICS:

  • Final Score: Oswego 6, Nazareth 5

  • Location: Bill Gray’s Iceplex, Rochester, N.Y.

  • Records: Oswego (8-3-1 , 4-1-1 SUNYAC)   Nazareth (3-7-1 , 3-4-1 UCHC)

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Alex DiCarlo got the scoring started early for the Lakers, giving them a 1-0 lead 1:08 into the first period.

  • Dicarlo would then score again 4:45 into the first period to give the Lakers a 2-0 lead early. Those goals were his 7th and 8th of the season.

  • Both goals were assisted by Tyler Flack, his 4th and 5th of the season.

  • Nazareth would cut the Lakers lead in half to 2-1 two minutes after DiCarlo’s goal.

  • Connor Sleeth would help extend the Lakers lead to 4-1 with two more first period goals, one of them which was on a power play.

  • Flack would get his 6th assist of the season, and Ben Addison would get his 4th.

  • The second goal was assisted by Josh LeBlanc, his 1st and Shane Bull, his 4th.

  • Falso would cut the Lakers lead in half again with a goal early in the second period making the score 4-2.

  • Rocco Andreacchi would score the Lakers 5th goal of the game two minutes later on an assist by Connor Sleeth, his 7th.

  • The Golden Flyers scored 3 unanswered goals, two within the final minute of the third period, and one within the final three seconds of the period to send the game to overtime.

  • 1:15 into the five minute overtime, Ryan Dickinson scored the game winning goal for the Lakers, the final score, 6-5. He was assisted by Alex DiCarlo, his 5th.

  • DiCarlo’s season goal total is now 8, Sleeth’s goal total is 3, Andreacchi’s goal total is 3, and Dickinson’s goal total is 1.

  • With the win the Lakers improve their record to 8-3-1.

WHAT’S NEXT

The Lakers face Augsburg University in the Oswego State Men’s Ice Hockey Classic at the Deborah F. Stanley Arena on Saturday, January 1.

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