2018-19 WCHA Game Recap

Alabama Huntsville senior forward Hans Gorowsky (pictured)
Alabama Huntsville Downed By Denver, 6-0

DENVER, Colo. | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team fell in its nonconference matchup at No. 10 Denver on Saturday night by a final score of 6-0 at Magness Arena. UAH dips to 0-4-0, while DU improves to 2-0-0.

Turning Point

- Denver took an early lead 25 seconds into the first period on a tally by Les Lancaster, and the Pioneers would not look back as the hosts went on to win the contest by a 6-0 final.

Inside the Action

- Lancaster gave the Pioneers the early lead 25 seconds into the first period, followed by a goal by Jarid Lukosevicius at 11:54 as Denver took a 2-0 lead into first intermission.

- Denver added a pair of power-play goals in the latter part of the second period to lead 4-0 through 40 minutes, with Liam Finlay scoring at 14:17 and Brett Stapley notching a tally at 16:47.

- Finlay went on to secure the hat trick in the contest with goals at 1:18 and 18:30 of the third period to bring the game to its 6-0 final.

Inside the Box Score

- UAH goaltender Jake Theut made his second start in net this season, turning in 43 saves in the loss.

- Theut had at least 11 saves in each period, including a game-high 19 stops in the first frame.

- The Chargers totaled 16 shots on goal, paced by senior Cam Knight with three shots on target.

- Hans Gorowsky, Kurt Gosselin, Bauer Neudecker, and John Teets each posted two shots on goal.


- Theut's 43 saves are a season-high for the senior, as he's totaled 40 or more saves in back-to-back appearances.

Next Time Out

- UAH opens its 2018-19 home slate next Friday and Saturday when Arizona State visits for a nonconference series.

Game Summary

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Game statistics
16 Shots 49
0 / 5 Power Plays 2 / 6
6 / 12 PIM 5 / 10
0-4-0 Records 2-0-0
Alabama Huntsville Denver
Lester Lancaster (1)
1st/0:25  GW
Jarid Lukosevicius (1)
Liam Finlay (1)
2nd/14:17 PP
Brett Stapley (1)
2nd/16:47 PP
Liam Finlay (2)
Liam Finlay (3)
Alabama Huntsville Denver
Jake Theut
60:00, 43 Saves, 6 GA
(L, 0-2-0)
Devin Cooley
59:36, 16 Saves, 0 GA
(W, 2-0-0)

Empty Net
0:24, 0 GA