2019-20 WCHA Game Recap

Sophomore goalie Gustavs Grigals stopped 26 shots for the Nanooks
Alaska Shuts Out Alabama Huntsville, 3-0
Sophomore goalie Gustavs Grigals stopped 26 shots for the Nanooks

HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team fell to Alaska by a final score of 3-0 on Saturday night at the Von Braun Center in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association series finale. UAH dips to 2-21-5 (2-15-5 WCHA), while UAF improves to 14-13-3 (12-9-3 WCHA).

Turning Point

- Alaska took an early lead at 2:06 of the first period and would not look back in the Nanooks 3-0 win on Saturday.

Scoring Breakdown

- UAF went on the board first with a power-play tally by Kylar Hope at 2:06.

- The Nanooks added another goal on the power play at 6:26 of the second period, before an empty-netter at 19:57 of the third by Tristan Thompson brought the game to its 3-3 final score.

Inside the Box Score

- UAH totaled 26 shots on goal against Alaska, led by Dayne Finnson with six shots saved.

- Tanner Hickey rated second on the roster with four shots on goal.

- Austin Beaulieu generated a team-high two blocked shots.

- Mark Sinclair took the loss in goal, after allowing two goals and making 21 saves.

Next Time Out

- UAH hits the road to Lake Superior State for a two-game series next Friday and Saturday night. The Chargers and Lakers will play north of the boarder on Feb. 15 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

Game Summary

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Game statistics
24 Shots 26
2 / 3 Power Plays 0 / 4
7 / 25 PIM 5 / 10
14-13-3 Records 2-21-5
Alaska Alabama Huntsville
Kylar Hope (8)
1st/2:06 PP GW
Tyler Cline (6)
2nd/6:26 PP
Tristan Thompson (5)
3rd/19:57  EN
Alaska Alabama Huntsville
Gustavs Grigals
59:58, 26 Saves, 0 GA
(W, 7-5-2)

Empty Net
0:02, 0 GA
Mark Sinclair
56:42, 21 Saves, 2 GA
(L, 2-17-5)

Empty Net
3:18, 1 GA