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Fitchburg State Clipped By Albertus Magnus, 3-2 In Overtime

Fitchburg State Clipped By Albertus Magnus, 3-2 In Overtime

Perry nets two goals for Fitchburg State in consolation round of 55th annual Codfish Bowl

Boston, Mass. – The Fitchburg State ice hockey team dropped a tough 3-2 overtime decision to the Falcons of Albertus Magnus in the consolation round of the 55th annual Codfish Bowl Tournament this afternoon, hosted by UMass Boston.

The Basics

Score: Fitchburg State 2, Albertus Magnus 3 (OT)
Records: Fitchburg State (6-4-1) | Albertus Magnus 1-10-2)

How It Happened

Fitchburg State opened the scoring 7:43 into the first period as junior Kevin Perry (Hull, Mass.) collected a feed from classmate Joseph Miller (Malton, N.J.) and deposited a shot into the back of the net for his first marker on the season for the 1-0 margin.

Albertus Magnus tied the contest (1-1) with 12 minutes remaining in the opening frame when freshman Sebastian Laquerre (Levis, Que.) netted his first collegiate tally off an assist from classmate Cameron Weitzman (Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Que.).

In the second period of play, Albertus Magnus grabbed the lead at the 6:23 mark as freshman Alexander Lazier (Pointe-Claire, Que.) connected on a power play tally for his second score of the 2019-20 season for the 2-1 advantage.

The Green and Gold would knot the score at 2-2 with six and half minutes remaining in regulation with Perry notching his second tally of the contest as Miller and freshman Trent Shanley (Hillsdale, N.J.) assisted on the play.

In the overtime period, Albertus Magnus earned the win just 14 seconds into the frame when Lazier took a feed from Weitzman and struck for his second goal on the afternoon, resulting in the 3-2 final.

By the Numbers

  • First ever meeting between the two teams in the sport of ice hockey
  • Fitchburg State finished with a 38-27 margin in shots
  • Albertus Magnus went 1-for-4 with the man advantage
  • Sophomore Christopher Mattone (New Windsor, N.Y.) stopped 24 shots for Fitchburg State
  • Newcomer Pierce Diamond (Edmonton, Alb.) made 36 saves for Albertus Magnus

Up Next

Fitchburg State Falcons will travel to Wentworth to take on the Leopards for a non-conference tilt starting at 7:00 PM. Albertus Magnus will host the Golden Bears of Western New England University on Tuesday for a non-conference matchup at 5:00 PM.