2020-21 WCHA Game Recap

Freshman forward Arvid Caderoth scored the game-winning goal for the Huskies
Michigan Tech Notches 3-1 Win At Alabama Huntsville
Freshman forward Arvid Caderoth scored the game-winning goal for the Huskies

HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team returned to action on Friday night at the Von Braun Center with a 3-1 loss to Michigan Tech in the first game of a two-game nonconference series. UAH dips to 2-6-1, while MTU improved to 10-5-1.

Turning Point

-After UAH took a 1-0 lead into first intermission, Michigan Tech scored three unanswered goals in the following two periods to take the series-opener by a 3-1 final.

Scoring Breakdown

-The Chargers went ahead first at 18:30 of the opening period as junior captain Bauer Neudecker cleaned up a loose puck in front of the crease for a 1-0 lead. Both Tyrone Bronte and Mick Heneghan notched assists.

-Michigan Tech evened the game at 1-1 with a power-play goal by Brian Halonen at 3:26 of the second period.

-The Huskies put together a two-goal third period with markers by Arvid Caderoth 31 seconds in and Tristan Ashbrook at 6:30 to bring the game to its 3-1 final.

Inside the Box Score

-David Fessenden started in goal for the Chargers on Friday night, turning in 36 saves with three goals allowed. His record dips to 2-3-1.

-Fessenden made 10 or more saves in two of the three periods, including a game-high 16 stops in the second.

-UAH went 27-for-48 on face-offs, with Ben Allen and Bronte each winning eight.

-The Chargers totaled nine shots on goal, led by Bronte with two.

-Connor Merkley notched a team-high three blocks, followed by Ayodele Adeniye, Joshua Corrow and Neudecker with two apiece.


-Fessenden has made 35 or more saves in back-to-back games, giving him three career 35-plus save games in his career.

-Bronte remains atop the roster with eight points (3g-5a), as he notched his team-leading fifth assist on Friday.

-Neudecker, Bronte and Tyr Thompson are now in a three-way tie for the team lead in goals with three each in 2020-21.

Next Time Out

-UAH and Michigan Tech wrap up the two-game set on Saturday with a 5:07 p.m. puck drop.

Game Summary

Friday, February 5, 2021

Game statistics
39 Shots 9
1 / 3 Power Plays 0 / 4
4 / 8 PIM 3 / 6
10-5-1 Records 2-6-1
Michigan Tech Alabama Huntsville
Bauer Neudecker (3)
Brian Halonen (5)
2nd/3:26 PP
Arvid Caderoth (2)
3rd/0:31  GW
Tristan Ashbrook (4)
Michigan Tech Alabama Huntsville
Mark Sinclair
60:00, 8 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 3-2-1)
David Fessenden
59:49, 36 Saves, 3 GA
(L, 2-3-1)

Empty Net
0:11, 0 GA