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College Hockey:
UConn Downs Canisius

— Ciro Longobardi scored one goal and assisted on another to lead Connecticut past Canisius, 4-1, on Saturday evening at the UConn Ice Arena in Storrs.

With the win, UConn remains in fourth place in the MAAC standings, improving its record to 10-13-3 overall (10-6-2 MAAC). Canisius remains in the fifth position in the standings, dropping its record to 10-10-3 overall (8-8-3).

Matthew Shewchuk scored Canisius’ only goal of the game at the 12:15 mark of the first period.

The Huskies went on to score the next four goals in the victory. Mike Boylan tied the score with just less than two minutes remaining in the first stanza.

The two teams played scoreless in the second period, with the Huskies outshooting the Ice Griffs, 9-0.

Longobardi scored the game-winner at 2:39 mark of the third period. Ron D’Angelo scored a power play tally at 6:51 followed by an unassisted Anders Johnson tally at 15:04 of the third.

Artie Imbriano received the win in net stopping 19 shots on goal, while Stephen Fabiilli recorded 31 saves in net.

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  • TE

    “With little surprise, two favored teams — Milwaukee School of Engineering and Lawrence — advanced to the Harris Cup Four by sweeping their respective Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association quarterfinal series during the weekend.”

    Little surprise? You picked Northland to sweep.