Hanover, NH - Dartmouth came into the game with a record of 0-5-0 on the season but took it to Saint Lawrence early on a five minute major power-play. Dartmouth would gain its first lead of the season, 368 minutes, and 58 seconds into its season, as Andy Simpson sent a wrister to the net that went through the wickets of SLU goalie, Matt Weninger. St.Lawrence would answer a mere 1:46 later, as a brutal turnover by Josh Hartley led to a Patrick Doherty breakaway, shorthanded goal.Dartmouth would again take the lead, also on the major power-play when Josh Hartley attuned for his mistake and blasted a shot into the net to give the Big Green the 2-2 lead.
St. Lawrence would tie the score in the first at 17:04 of the period on a Chris Martin goal. St Lawrence would take another major penalty as Eric Sweetman got the gate on a contact to the head penalty joining Woody Hudson who had received a game misconduct earlier. But Dartmouth was unable to take advantage and it was tied at deuces after one.
St. Lawrence would add three goals in the second, on goals from Matt Carey, Patrick Doherty and Gunnar Hughes. Dartmouth would add a goal from Brett Patterson on breakaway and the teams would enter the third with St. Lawrence leading the Big Green 5-3. The Saints and Big Green would trade goals in the third, as St. Lawrence would outscore the Green 3-2 in the third period. Matt Carey had two goals, while his brother Greg would add a goal and an assist. St. Lawrence held, despite some late interesting moments, to defeat Dartmouth 8-5. St. Lawrence improves its record to 6-2-2, 2-0-2 ECAC while Dartmouth falls to an abysmal 0-6-0, 0-4-0 on the season. (more…)