Ice Hockey

Hudson Valley Ties Erie

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, January 11, 2008

The Hudson Valley Community College (4-6-2) ice hockey team allowed two goals over the final minute and settled for a 3-3 tie with Erie Community College (5-5-1) this evening in Troy.

With its goalie pulled, Erie receive goals from Joe Monnin (Elma) and Jeff Monnin (Orchard Park) in the final minute to earn the tie. The latter goal came with two seconds remaining in regulation play.

After falling down 1-0 in the first period, Hudson Valley got two second period power play goals to take the lead. Freshman Paul Chamberlain (Niskayuna/Niskayuna High School) scored on a breakaway just 1:08 into the period to tie the game and freshman Armand Dubuc rattled a shot in from the point to give the Vikings a 2-1 lead.

Hudson Valley took a two-goal lead midway through the third period on a goal by Maverick Erikson (Clarkston, MI/Clarkston High School).

Hudson Valley returns to action at 8 a.m. on Sunday, January 13 when it hosts Monroe Community College.

Erie           1 0 2 0 – 3
Hudson Valley  0 2 1 0 – 3

First Period: 1. ECC – Jake Ciulla (Jeff Monnin, Jim Rettig), 7:30 PPG.

Second Period: 2. HV – Paul Chamberlain (unassisted), 1:08 PPG; 3. Armand Dubuc (Eric Nichols), 12:36 PPG.

Third Period: 4. HV – Macerick Erikson (Scott Walker), 11:17 PPG; 5. ECC – Joe Monnin (Nick Ferrentino, Mike Vogel), 19:16 EAG; 6. ECC – Jeff Monnin (unassisted), 19:58 EAG.

ECC – Adam Palumbo (65 minutes, 36 shots, 33 saves); Hudson Valley – Jon Morales (65 minutes, 28 shots, 25 saves).

Shots on goal
ECC – 7-8-11-2—28
HVCC – 8-11-15-2—36