Ice Hockey

Hockey Cruises Past Broome

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7180,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013

The #3 Hudson Valley Community College men’s hockey team (11-6) defeated #5 Broome Community College (9-10) 8-2 on Saturday afternoon.

James Murphy (Comsewogue, Long Island) leads the nation in goals and added three more to put him at 31 on the year. William Huber (Arlington/Hopewell) also added a hat-trick and is tied with Murphy for the most points in the nation with 49. Jordan Simpson (Oxford Academy/Anaheim, CA) and Matt Wagner (LaSalle Institute/Clifton Park) each added a goal, and Mike Fay (Sachem East/Long Island) recorded 23 saves in goal to earn the win.

The Vikings travel to play Albany Club on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 9 p.m.