Ice Hockey

Vikings Drop Opener

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, November 2, 2002

Canton (2-1) got a first period hat-trick from Chris Corput (Bainsville, Ontario) and went on to defeat host Hudson Valley Community College 12-0 in ice hockey action earlier today at the Conway Ice Arena.

Freshman goaltender Sean George (Albany, NY/CBA) made 40 saves for the Vikings (0-1) who will travel to Broome Community College next Saturday, November 9 for a 3 p.m. face-off.

In the 2001-02 academic year, Hudson Valley’s athletic teams combined to win 65 percent of their contests. The college’s softball team traveled to Illinois for the national championship tournament and finished second in the country, and the women’s basketball team placed seventh in the nation. Hudson Valley’s football team won the Northeast Football Conference, and the baseball and bowling squads each added a Mountain Valley Conference title. Additionally, three Vikings earned Region III Player-of-the-Year status and eight were honored with All-American status.


Score by Periods: 1-2-3 F
Canton 4-1-7 12
Hudson Valley 0-0-0 0

Scoring Summary: (Goals-Assists)
Canton: Vilis Abele 1-1, Keith Simmons 0-1, Matt DePuydt 2-2, Mark LaFave 0-1, Andy Gardner 1-1, Ryan Hayes 1-0, Jon Miles 0-2, Jordan Spears 0-3, Jason Briggs 1-0, Matt Haynes 1-0, Adam Wood 0-2, Jeremy France 1-3, Chris Corput 3-0, Dan Rice 0-2, Tim Zalewski 1-0, Aaron Michaud 0-1.
Hudson Valley: none

Saves: Tim McCuaig (Canton) 10 saves (0 GA in 60:00); Sean George (Hudson Valley) 40 saves (12 GA in 60:00).
Shots on Goal: Canton 52 (18-16-18), Hudson Valley 10 (6-2-2)
Penalties: Canton 7-14:00, Hudson Valley 12-27:00

Team Per. Time Goal Assist Assist Type
CN 1 4:21 Ryan Hayes Jeremy France Matt DePuydt PP
CN 1 11:56 Chris Corput Dan Rice Vilis Abele Even
CN 1 14:17 Chris Corput Mark LaFave -- PP
CN 1 15:00 Chris Corput Jeremy France Adam Wood Even
CN 2 10:36 Andy Gardner Matt DePuydt Adam Wood PP
CN 3 3:44 Matt Haynes Jordan Spears Jon Miles Even
CN 3 8:24 Matt DePuydt Jeremy France Keith Simmons PP
CN 3 8:50 Jason Briggs Jordan Spears -- Even
CN 3 13:42 Jeremy France Jon Miles -- Even
CN 3 17:00 Tim Zalewski Aaron Michaud -- Even
CN 3 17:56 Matt DePuydt Jordan Spears -- Even
CN 3 19:26 Vilis Able Andy Gardner Dan Rice PP