Ice Hockey

Hudson Valley Hockey Splits Weekend Set With Canton

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, February 5, 2008

The Hudson Valley Community College (7-9-2) ice hockey team split a pair of games with SUNY Canton over the weekend. Canton defeated the Vikings, 3-1, on Saturday, February 2. Hudson Valley responded with a 5-2 win on Sunday, February 3.

Freshman Maverick Erikson (Clarkston, MI/Clarkston High School) had a goal and three assists to lead the Vikings on Sunday. Freshman Paul Chamberlain (Niskayuna/Niskayuna High School) had two goals and Ben Norris (East Islip/East Islip High School) and Steve Nieminski (Stillwater/Stillwater High School) added a goal apiece.

Freshman goaltender Jon Morales (San Diego, CA/Grossmont High School) stopped 24 shots in net.

Freshman Adam Rakoczy (Clifton Park/CBA) had Hudson Valley’s lone goal on Saturday.

The Vikings return to action Wednesday, February 6 when they host Mohawk Valley Community College at 7 p.m.