Ice Hockey

Hudson Valley Ice Hockey Falls to Bottineau

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, December 1, 2006

Minot State University-Bottineau (5-2) rallied from two goals down to defeat Hudson Valley Community College, 4-2, in college ice hockey this evening in Troy.

Bottineau took advantage of five two-man up situations, scoring goals on three of them. Freshman Eric Schultz (Strasbourg, SK) scored a pair of goals for the Lumberjacks. Freshman Quinn McIntosh (Lucky Lake, SK) scored the game winner with a two-man advantage with 14:31 remaining in the third period.

Hudson Valley (3-9) got goals from freshman Kevin Fairchild (East Greenbush/Columbia High School) and sophomore Kevin O’Connell (Colonie/Colonie High School).

Hudson Valley will host Monroe Community College at 1 p.m. on Sunday, December 3.

Bottineau     0-1-3—4
Hudson Valley 1-1-0—2


First Period: 1. Hudson Valley-Kevin Fairchild (Robert Horne, Kevin O’Connell), 12:08 PPG.

Second Period: 2. Hudson Valley-Kevin O’Connell (Kevin Fairchild, Robert Horne), 5:21 PPG; 3. Bottineau-Sam Aide (Marty Bilodeau, Kirk Graham), 10:30 PPG.

Third Period: 4. Bottineau-Eric Schultz (Quinn McIntosh, Tyson Friesen), 2:35 PPG; 5. Bottineau-Quinn McIntosh (Niclas Soderberg, Eric Schultz), 5:29 PPG; 6. Bottineau-Eric Schultz (Tyson Friesen), 10:51.


Bottineau-Christian Berlin (60 minutes, 22 shots, 20 saves); Hudson Valley-Dan Silver (60 minutes, 36 shots, 32 saves).

Shots on goal: Bottineau 8-14-14—36; Hudson Valley 9-5-8—22