Alabama Huntsville Upends Arizona State, 3-1
Junior defenseman Kurt Gosselin posts two assists for Chargers

Junior defenseman Kurt Gosselin had two assists for the Chargers
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
2nd 6:01  ASU1-0 PP Brinson Pasichnuk (2)Max Balinson/1, Joey Daccord/1
2nd 7:33  ALH1-1 EV Christian Rajic (2)Kurt Gosselin/3, Madison Dunn/1
2nd 14:32  ALH2-1 PP GW Brennan Saulnier (4)Kurt Gosselin/4, Connor James/1
3rd 19:34  ALH3-1 EV EN Josh Kestner (4) -
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Alabama Huntsville  0213
Arizona State  0101
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Alabama Huntsville  1413633
Arizona State  261119
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Alabama Huntsville (2-6-0)  1/4 9/18 0
Arizona State (2-6-2)  1/5 7/17 0
Alabama Huntsville Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Jordan Uhelski (W, 2-4-0)60:001 251118
Arizona State Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Joey Daccord (L, 2-5-2)59:032 1411530
Empty Net0:571     

TEMPE, Ariz. | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team capped off the nonconference series at Arizona State with a 3-1 victory on Saturday night at Oceanside Ice Arena. UAH improves to 2-6-0, while ASU dips to 2-6-2.

Turning Point

- After Arizona State took the first lead early in the second period, UAH proceeded to score two unanswered goals by Christian Rajic at 7:33 and Brennan Saulnier at 14:32 to propel the Chargers to the 3-1 win over the Sun Devils.

Scoring Breakdown

- The Chargers generated a bevy of chances in the first period with a total of 14 shots on goal compared to just two shots on net by the Sun Devils.

- Aided by two scoreless power plays apiece by both sides, UAH and ASU went into first intermission scoreless.

- Arizona State ended the scoreless tie at 6:01 of the second period on a power-play goal by Brinson Pasichnuk.

- UAH responded quickly at 7:33 on a swift series of passes that led to a goal by Rajic who slapped a shot past ASU goalie Joey Daccord. Both Cam Knight and Kurt Gosselin registered assists on the tally.

- Saulnier provided the go-ahead goal at 14:32 off a one-timer to put UAH up 2-1, thanks to assists by Gosselin and Connor James.

- The Chargers and Sun Devils would play scoreless for the majority of the third period until Josh Kestner sent in an empty-net goal to bring the game to its 3-1 final.

Inside the Box Score

- UAH totaled 33 shots on goal in the win, including a game-high 14 shots on net in the opening period.

- Saulnier finished with a team-high six shots on goal, followed by Madison Dunn with four shots on goal.

- Dunn had a team-best +2 rating on the ice.

- Gosselin had a team-high two points as well.

- UAH was 1-for-4 on the power play, while limiting Arizona State to one goal in five power-play chances.

- Jordan Uhelski improved to 2-4-0 in goal after totaling 18 saves and one goal allowed.

Noteworthy

- Gosselin has posted two assists in a game twice in his career.

- Saulnier owns goals in back-to-back games and is now tied for the team lead in goals scored with four in 2017.

- UAH has totaled 30 or more shots on goal in two games this season.

Next Time Out

- UAH returns to Huntsville next weekend to open the home slate at the VBC with a visit from Alaska Anchorage next Friday and Saturday. Puck drops at 7:07 p.m. for both nights of the home-opening series.