Men's Ice Hockey Drops 5-1 Decision To Sacred Heart


    MILFORD, CT (Oct. 28) - Chris Mokos scored one goal and assisted on two others to lead Sacred Heart University past the University of Connecticut men's ice hockey team, 5-1, on Oct. 28 in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game at the Milford Ice Pavilion. With the loss, UConn's record drops to 0- 4-1 overall, 0-1-1 in the MAAC, while Sacred Heart improves to 2-1-1 overall, 1-0-1 in the MAAC.

    Sacred Heart's Mike Reagan opened the scoring on a power play tally at the 3:26 mark of the first period on an assist from Mokos.

    Midway through the second period, Michael Goldkind (Silver Spring, MD) received a pass from Charles Ridolf (West Warwick, RI) on a power play opportunity to tie the score at one. Only 5:00 minutes later, Chuck Metcalfe netted the Pioneers game-winning goal, the second Pioneer power- play score of the night, also assisted by Mokos. At the 17:53 mark, Mokos netted his goal giving the Pioneers the 3-1 lead.

    Reagan scored his second tally at the 11:16 mark of the third stanza with Mokos and Peter McRae assisting him. With only 1:17 remaining, Marc Andre-Fournier recorded the Pioneers final goal of the evening.

    In the rough-played, penalty filled game, the Huskies and Pioneers both recorded 31 shots on goal. UConn goalie Artie Imbriano (Stoneham, MA) stopped 26 shots, while Alexis Jutras-Binet recorded 30 saves.

    Connecticut will travel to Waltham, MA on Friday, November 3 to take on MAAC opponent Bentley College in a game slated to start at 7:30 p.m.

    Sacred Heart 5, Connecticut 1

    Connecticut (0-4-1, 0-1-1)      0  1  0  -  1
    Sacred Heart (2-1-1, 1-0-1)     1  2  2  -  5
    SCORING : First Period: SH Mike Reagan (Chris Mokos) 3:26 PP. Second Period: UC Michael Goldkind (Charles Ridolf) 9:14 PP; SH Chuck Metcalfe (Mokos) 15:20 PP; SH Mokos (Jesse Saltmarsh) 17:53. Third Period: SH Reagan (Mokos, Peter McRae) 11:16 PP; SH Marc Andre-Fournier (Eddy Bourget) 18:42.

    SHOTS - UC 31; SH 31
    SAVES - UC 26 (Artie Imbriano); SH 30 (Alexis Jutras-Binet)
    PEN/MIN - UC 8/27; SH 14/47
    POWER PLAYS - UC 1-11; SH 3-5

    Team Records: UConn 0-4-1; SH 2-1-1