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College Hockey:
McNaught, St. Anselm Defeat New Hampshire College

— Ted McNaught notched two goals and added an assist and Jeff Jarvis added three assists to send St. Anselm past New Hampshire College 8-3 and into the Manchester PAL Cup Championship game against Oswego State.

The Hawks and Penmen dueled through an early 3-3 deadlock, but the Hawks pulled away with three goals in the third period to notch their first victory of the season as they moved to 1-2-0. It was the first loss of the season for the Penmen, who dropped to 3-1-1.

St. Anselm returns to the PAL Tournament title game for the second time in the six-year history of the tournament and the first time since it won the title in 1996.

Seven different goal scorers contributed for St. Anselm. Mike Martiniello notched a goal and added two assists, Eero Vartiainen added another goal and an assist and Dan Walsh added two assists.

Rich Miller led New Hampshire College with two goals and an assist, while Scott Proulx added a goal and assist.

Mike Waugh picked up the win for the Hawks, making 17 saves, while Nick Roussel combined with Brian Holland for 34 saves.

St. Anselm heavily outshot the Penmen, 42-20, in remaining perfect in the all-time series (7-0).

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BVMD4MGJ5M54DAEM2Q76VRYMIM bobby

    Watch out for Castleton, they are going to be the team to watch down the stretch. After winning 7 straight, having two of the top 4 scorers in the country(one being the leader), and beating what I believe to be a grossly over ranked Norwich team they are moving forward as all these top teams keep slipping each week.

  • Ckljsmom

    i don’t understand Castleton ranked 10th after going 4-0 jump 2 spots Norwich goes 2-2 tthy jump from 7 to 3

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BVMD4MGJ5M54DAEM2Q76VRYMIM bobby

      Exactly! I’m pretty sure these pollsters just throw darts at a board to pick the top 15 and absolutely have a bias towards certain teams.

  • masshole

    If NEC can get some more balanced scoring they can aswell be a force towards the end. Right now their team relies too much on the Uola twins but if they get the other guys going aswell they will shake up some of the top teams.

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