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Sacred Heart Upends Connecticut, 5-1

Mokos Leads Pioneers Past Huskies

— Chris Mokos scored one goal and assisted on two others to lead Sacred Heart University past the University of Connecticut, 5-1, on Saturday evening in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game at the Milford Ice Pavilion. With the loss, UConn’s record drops to 0-4-1 overall, 0-1-1 in the MAAC, while Sacred Heart improves to 2-1-1 overall, 1-0-1 in the MAAC.

Sacred Heart’s Mike Reagan opened the scoring on a power play tally at the 3:26 mark of the first period on an assist from Mokos.

Midway through the second period, Michael Goldkind received a pass from Charles Ridolf on a power play opportunity to tie the score at one. Only 5:00 minutes later, Chuck Metcalfe netted the Pioneers game-winning goal, the second Pioneer power play score of the night, also assisted by Mokos. At the 17:53 mark, Mokos netted his goal giving the Pioneers the 3-1 lead.

Reagan scored his second tally at the 11:16 mark of the third stanza with Mokos and Peter McRae assisting him. With only 1:17 remaining, Marc Andre-Fournier recorded the Pioneers final goal of the evening.

In the rough-played, penalty filled game, the Huskies and Pioneers both recorded 31 shots on goal. UConn goalie Artie Imbriano stopped 26 shots, while Alexis Jutras-Binet recorded 30 saves.

Connecticut will travel to Waltham, MA on Friday to take on MAAC opponent Bentley College and Sacred Heart will travel to take on Cornell next Saturday.

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  • Siouxmaniac

    North Dakota is tied for 19th?  But we play the toughest schedule in the most awesome league to ever exist in any sport.

    • Mrs. York

      … and the whining commences

      • Joe C

        I am not sure it ever stops.

    • Guest

      Sounds like someone is playing to the crowd……

      • BD

        Yeah, homeboy returneth……..

    • Lennyak1

      That must be why Hakstol is 1-5-1 against BC since he has been coaching UND.

  • Pricio9

    Wow…its nice to see Sacret Heart up there after getting swept and outscored 15-0.  What a joke

    • MTUalum

      And the team that beat them 15-0 isn’t on the list!  :)

  • Joe C

    Here is how you know this is just a fun exercise without any statistical validity.

    BU (BU fan here) is ranked number 1 just by beating UNH at home, while BC when to Grand Forks and won the Ice Breaker and is ranked number 7.

    Until BU wins a few games against BC this year or BC stops looking like it reloaded, there is no way BU should be ahead of BC in anything other than Hockey East standings.

  • Guest

    Did the Red Sox make the PWR list?

  • duck

    Or how about this? MN-Duluth and Notre Dame split, Notre Dame is ninth and UMD is off the list? I’m thinking this list was drawn randomly…

  • Yooper

    You can’t get your bracketology right in December. How do you expect to get it right in October?

  • Paula Weston

    USCHO:  Helping people obsess about things over which they have no control since 1996.  

    *big grin*

    • Joe C

      Thank you for feeding that monster!

      Don’t look now, but Providence should be ZOOMING up the PW.

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