Two Mulcahy Goals Send Men's Hockey Past Air Force
WORCESTER, Mass. - Two goals from Brett Mulcahy and a shutout from Paul Berrafato lifted the Holy Cross men’s ice hockey team past the Air Force Falcons. With a goal in each period, the Crusaders held off the Falcons throughout the game.
Score: Holy Cross 3 | Air Force 0
Location: Worcester, Mass. | Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex
Date: Friday, Nov. 10, 2017
Time: 7:05 p.m.
Records: Holy Cross (4-2-3, 3-1-3 AHC) | Air Force (5-5-1, 1-4-0 AHC)
HOW IT HAPPENED:
HC, 1-0 (1st, 6:47, EV): Andrew Dumaresque tossed a drop pass to Kevin Darrar behind the net, who circled the zone to the point. Darrar’s shot from the high slot deflected off of Air Force’s Billy Christopoulos and Brett Mulchay was waiting on the back door to bat the puck.
HC, 2-0 (2nd, 11:04, PP): On the power play, the Crusaders worked the puck across the zone along the blue line and Charlie Barrow opened a lane for Danny Lopez, whose shot rebounded off of Christopoulos and to Peter Crinella on the back door. Crinella roofed a backhand for a 2-0 lead.
HC, 3-0 (3rd, 19:17, EN): Mulcahy added his second goal of the night when Ryan Ferrill picked up a loose puck in the neutral zone along the boards. Ferrill passed to Mulcahy near the center ice dot and he sent the puck into the empty net.
Paul Berrafato recorded his second shutout of the year, with 27 saves.
Brett Mulcahy tallied his first multi-point game.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
Holy Cross recorded 31 shots on goal, Air Force had 27 shots
The Crusaders were 50% on the power play and 100% on the penalty kill.
The Crusaders will complete the Atlantic Hockey series with the Falcons on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hart Center.
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