PREVIEW: Ice Hockey Aims to Get Back on Track Wednesday Against Stonehill

Southern New Hampshire University (11-10-0, 4-3-0 Northeast-10)
Stonehill College (6-11-3, 3-3-0 Northeast-10)
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 7:30 pm
The Ice Den - Hooksett, N.H.


SERIES: SNHU leads, 38-33-3
LAST MEETING: Stonehill 3, SNHU 2 (11/7/2016 at Foxborough, Mass.) 

Last Time Out: Arizona State University 4, Southern New Hampshire University 1 (1/21/17 - Tempe, Ariz.)
Streak: Lost 7

Scoring Leaders:
#28 Joe Collins, Gr. (8 goals, 20 assists, 28 points)
#24 Jay Sylvia, Sr. (12 goals, 5 assists, 17 points)
#9 Chris Moquin, Jr. (5 goals, 11 assists, 16 points)
#13 Jared Goudreau, Fr. (8 goals, 5 assists, 13 points)
#10 Brett Strawn, Fr. (5 goals, 7 assists, 12 points)
#21 Timothy Baylis, Jr. (6 goals, 5 assists, 11 points)
In Goal: #1 Ryan Slatky, Jr. (3.00 GAA, .930 save pct.) 

Notes: The Penmen look to snap a seven-game slide on Wednesday, as they welcome Stonehill College to the Ice Den. Southern New Hampshire dropped its most recent outing to Division I Arizona State University, 4-1. Junior Griffin Rogers (Sanbornton, N.H.) tallied the lone Penmen goal with help from senior Devin Murray (Saugus, Mass.) and junior Alec Cochran (Sanbornton, N.H.). Juniors Matthew MacInnis (Arlington, Texas) and Ryan Slatky (Manchester, N.H.) combined with freshman Kurt Gutting (Weymouth, Mass.) to stop 46 shots in the setback. SNHU looks to even its season series with the Skyhawks, who took game one by a score of 3-2 on November 7, to set up a two-point rubber match in the season finale on February 11.

Last Time Out: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 6, Stonehill College 2 (1/19/17 - Foxborough, Mass.)
Streak: Lost 1

Scoring Leaders:
#15 Evan Jacques, Sr. (10 goals, 3 assists, 13 points)
#8 Cameron Wright, Fr. (7 goals, 5 assists, 12 points)
#9 Connor Collier, So. (3 goals, 7 assists, 10 points)
#6 Conor Cassidy, Fr. (8 goals, 1 assist, 9 points)
#11 Brian Higgins, Sr. (4 goals, 5 assists, 9 points)
In Goal: #1 Brian Nazzaro, So. (3.75 GAA, .903 save pct.)

Notes: The Skyhawks head into Wednesday's tilt on the heels of a 6-2 defeat at the hands of the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. Stonehill had posted back-to-back NE-10 victories over Franklin Pierce University and Assumption College before being tripped up by the Corsairs. Sophomores Billy Palmer (Cranston, R.I.) and Kyle Paquette (Tewksbury, Mass.) combined for 36 saves against UMass Dartmouth, while freshman Conor Cassidy (Wilmington, Del.) and sophomore Connor Collier (Madison, N.J.) accounted for the Skyhawk scores.