2018-19 WCHA Game Recap

Sophomore forward Hampus Eriksson had a goal and an assist for the Lakers
Lake Superior State Clips Alabama Huntsville, 2-1, To Sweep Weekend Series
Sophomore forward Hampus Eriksson had a goal and an assist for the Lakers

HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team slipped in the series finale against Lake Superior State on Saturday night at the Von Braun Center by a score of 2-1 in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association matchup. UAH dips to 0-8-0 (0-2-0 WCHA), while LSSU rises to 4-0-0 (2-0-0 WCHA).

Turning Point

- With UAH leading 1-0 entering the third period, Lake Superior State turned the tables with a pair of goals by Anthony Nellis at 7:08 and Hampus Erikkson at 12:18 to help the Lakers earn the 2-1 in on Saturday.

Scoring Breakdown

- After a scoreless first period between UAH and LSSU, the Chargers pulled ahead on a goal by Jack Jeffers at 4:08, when the freshman caught a feed from Jesper ÷hrvall in front of the crease following a forced turnover by Christian Rajic. Both Rajic and ÷hrvall notched assists on the play.

- Lake Superior State knotted the game at 1-1 on Nellis' tally at 7:08 of the third period before Erikkson sent in the game-winner at 12:18.

Inside the Box Score

- UAH registered 30 shots on goal against LSSU, paced by defensemen Connor James and Kurt Gosselin with four shots on goal apiece.

- ÷hrvall and Dayne Finnson each added three shots on goal to rank second on the roster.

- Mark Sinclair made his fifth start in goal on Saturday, accruing 24 saves in the loss. His record dips to 0-5-0 on the year.

- UAH held LSSU to zero goals in three opportunities.


- Jeffers' goal was his second of the year, which is the most by a Charger so far this season.

- ÷hrvall now leads the roster with three points on three assists, registering one assist in each game of the series against Lake Superior State.

Next Time Out

- UAH is back at home next Friday and Saturday when Michigan Tech visits for a two-game WCHA series.

Game Summary

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Game statistics
26 Shots 30
0 / 3 Power Plays 0 / 4
5 / 10 PIM 4 / 8
4-0-0 Records 0-8-0
Lake Superior State Alabama Huntsville
Jack Jeffers (2)
Anthony Nellis (3)
Hampus Eriksson (1)
3rd/12:18  GW
Lake Superior State Alabama Huntsville
Mareks Mitens
60:00, 29 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 2-0-0)
Mark Sinclair
59:11, 24 Saves, 2 GA
(L, 0-5-0)

Empty Net
0:49, 0 GA