2020-21 WCHA Game Recap

Senior forward Justin Misiak scored the game-winning goal for the Huskies
Three-Goal Third Pushes Michigan Tech Past Alabama Huntsville, 4-1
Justin Misiak, Tristan Ashbrook and Alec Broetzman scored third-period goals for the Huskies

HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team was tripped up in the nonconference series finale on Saturday at the Von Braun Center by visiting Michigan Tech by a final score of 4-1. UAH dips to 2-7-1, while MTU rises to 11-5-1.

Turning Point

-The Huskies broke a 1-1 tie at the 4:02 mark of the third period on a goal by Justin Misiak, and the visitors would hold that lead on the way to the 4-1 win on Saturday.

Scoring Breakdown

-Michigan Tech went first on the board on Saturday evening with a goal at 8:53 of the first by Trenton Bliss.

-UAH evened the score at 1-1 at 6:57 of the second period when Bennett Stockdale took a puck from behind the net and backhanded it into the net. Both Bauer Neudecker and Tyrone Bronte notched assists on the goal.

-The Huskies scored the go-ahead goal at 4:02 of the third period on Misiak's tally. -MTU went on to add goals by Tristan Ashbrook at 6:19 and Alex Broetzman at 7:48 to bring the game to its 4-1 final.

Inside the Box Score

-UAH starting goaltender Derek Krall made 37 saves in the contest while allowing four goals, as his record dips to 0-3-0 on the season with the loss.

-Krall posted 10 or more saves in two of the three periods on Saturday, including a game-high 15 stops in the second period.

-The Chargers put 19 shots on goal, led by Stockdale with three shots on goal.

-Josh Martin, Peyton Francis, Frank Vitucci and Noah Finstrom each had two shots on goal.

-Lucas Bahn registered a team-high three blocks, with UAH accumulating 12 blocks as a team.

-Martin led the roster with a +1 rating on the ice.


-Kralll made his first start in goal in the Rocket City, and his 37 saves on the night are a season-high for the freshman.

-Stockdale's goal was his first career goal and point.

-Bronte (2a) and Neudecker (1g-1a) each put up two points during the series.

Next Time Out

-UAH is back at the Von Braun Center next Thursday and Friday against nationally-ranked Minnesota State. Puck drops at 7:07 p.m. both nights.

Game Summary

Saturday, February 6, 2021

Game statistics
41 Shots 19
1 / 4 Power Plays 0 / 3
5 / 10 PIM 6 / 12
11-5-1 Records 2-7-1
Michigan Tech Alabama Huntsville
Trenton Bliss (8)
Bennett Stockdale (1)
Justin Misiak (3)
3rd/4:02  GW
Tristan Ashbrook (5)
Alec Broetzman (7)
3rd/7:48 PP
Michigan Tech Alabama Huntsville
Blake Pietila
60:00, 18 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 8-3-0)
Derek Krall
59:54, 37 Saves, 4 GA
(L, 0-3-0)

Empty Net
0:06, 0 GA