2019-20 WCHA Game Recap

Senior defenseman Connor James posted an assist for the Chargers
Alabama Huntsville Falls to Omaha, 6-1

OMAHA, Neb. - The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team fell to Omaha 6-1 on Friday night in nonconference action at Baxter Arena. UAH dips to 0-3-0, while UNO improves to 1-0-0.

Turning Point

- A major penalty late in the second period allowed the Mavericks to extend their lead to 4-0 heading to the third period as the hosts did not look back in a 6-1 win on Friday.

Scoring Breakdown

- Omaha took the early lead with a pair of tallies at 4:32 by Josh Boyer and 6:31 by Teemu Pulkkinen for a 2-0 lead after 20 minutes.

- UNO added two more goals in the second period by Zach Jordan at 19:21 and Chayse Primeau at 19:52 to give UAH a 4-0 deficit heading to the third.

- The Mavericks' Tristan Keck and Jason Smallidge scored at 1:44 and 3:30 of the third respectively, before Tanner Hickey scored for the Chargers at 12:50 on the power play to bring the game to its final score of 6-1.

Inside the Box Score

- UAH registered 15 shots on goal in the contest, led by Hickey with three shots on goal.

- Mark Sinclair started in goal for the Chargers, totaling 29 saves in the loss.

- The Chargers totaled 16 blocks with five different players recording at least two blocks in the game.


- Hickey's goal was the first of his career.

- Both James and Neudecker recorded the first assists of the season.

Next Time Out

- UAH and UNO wrap up the two-game set on Saturday at 7:07 p.m. at Baxter Arena.

Game Summary

Friday, October 11, 2019

Game statistics
15 Shots 35
1 / 4 Power Plays 5 / 8
4 / 11 PIM 4 / 19
0-3-0 Records 1-0-0
Alabama Huntsville Omaha
Josh Boyer (1)
Teemu Pulkkinen (1)
1st/6:31 PP GW
Zach Jordan (1)
2nd/19:21 PP
Chayse Primeau (1)
2nd/19:52 PP
Tristan Keck (1)
3rd/1:44 PP
Jason Smallidge (1)
3rd/3:30 PP
Tanner Hickey (1)
3rd/12:50 PP
Alabama Huntsville Omaha
Mark Sinclair
59:45, 29 Saves, 6 GA
(L, 0-2-0)

Empty Net
0:15, 0 GA
Isaiah Saville
60:00, 14 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 1-0-0)