2019-20 WCHA Game Recap

Junior forward Justin Misiak had two assists for the Huskies
Michigan Tech Posts 4-1 Win At Alabama Huntsville
Junior forward Justin Misiak and junior defenseman Tyler Rockwell each registered two assists for the Huskies

HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team fell 4-1 on Friday night at the Von Braun Center to visiting Michigan Tech in the opening game of a Western Collegiate Hockey Association series. UAH dips to 1-20-4 (1-14-4 WCHA), while MTU improves to 15-12-3 (10-9-2 WCHA).


Turning Point

- The Huskies scored four unanswered goals in the third period to take the opener 4-1 over the Chargers on Friday night.


Scoring Breakdown

- Following a scoreless opening period, the Chargers went first on the board at 8:27 of the second when Daneel Lategan slapped in a loose puck in front of the crease on a rush with Liam Izyk. Both Izyk and Bauer Neudecker notched assists on the play.

- Michigan Tech went on to tie the game at 4:21 of the third on Raymond Brice's tally, before taking the lead at 5:46 of the final period on a goal by Parker Saretsky.

- The Huskies added two more goals in the third period by Brian Halonen on the power play at 9:26 and Logan Pietila at 14:32 to bring the game to its 4-1 final score.


Inside the Box Score

- UAH totaled 19 shots on goal against Michigan Tech, led by freshman Tanner Hickey with four.

- Lategan rated second on the roster with three shots on goal.

- The Chargers registered 17 blocks as a team on Friday, paced by Hickey, Max Coyle and Drew Lennon with three blocks apiece.

- Mark Sinclair took the loss in goal to dip his season record to 1-16-4, despite notching 40 saves in the contest.


Noteworthy

- Lategan's goal was his fourth of the season, and he's registered points in back-to-back games.

- UAH matched its season-high with 17 blocks as a team.


Next Time Out

- UAH and Michigan Tech wrap up the two-game set on Saturday at 7:07 p.m.

Game Summary

Friday, January 31, 2020

4
1
Game statistics
44 Shots 19
1 / 4 Power Plays 0 / 1
1 / 2 PIM 4 / 8
15-12-3 Records 1-20-4
GOAL SCORERS
Michigan Tech Alabama Huntsville
Daneel Lategan (4)
2nd/8:27
Raymond Brice (5)
3rd/4:21
Parker Saretsky (5)
3rd/5:46  GW
Brian Halonen (10)
3rd/9:26 PP
Logan Pietila (6)
3rd/14:32
GOALTENDERS
Michigan Tech Alabama Huntsville
Matt Jurusik
60:00, 18 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 14-8-3)
Mark Sinclair
60:00, 40 Saves, 4 GA
(L, 1-16-4)