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Ice Hockey

11/29/2006
Hudson Valley Hockey Defeats Mohawk Valley

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, November 29, 2006

The Hudson Valley Community College (3-8/3-5 Region III) ice hockey team exploded for four goals in the third period in a 5-2 win over Mohawk Valley Community College (4-5/1-5 Region III) tonight in Troy.

Freshman forward Kevin Fairchild (East Greenbush/Columbia High School) finished with two goals, including a short-handed goal that put Hudson Valley ahead 2-1 early in the third period.

Sophomore Drew Reynolds (Troy/LaSalle Institute) added a goal and two assists. Freshmen Todd Barnes (Port Ewen/Kingston High School) and Sean Caruso (Waterford/LaSalle Institute) also scored for Hudson Valley.

Sophomore goalie Dan Silver (Soldotna, AK/Kenai High School) stopped 18 shots in net for the Vikings.

Hudson Valley will return home Friday, December 1 to face Minot State University-Bottineau. The opening face-off is set for 6:30 pm.

Mohawk Valley 0 1 1 – 2
Hudson Valley 1 0 4 – 5

Scoring

Mohawk Valley: Dave Smith 0-1, Jordan Anderson 1-0, Jim Karl 1-0, Andy Mosher 0-1.

Hudson Valley: Drew Reynolds 1-2, Kevin O’Connell 0-1, Kevin Fairchild 2-0, Matt Wyld 0-1, Brian Pekala 0-1, Todd Barnes 1-0, Adam Shambo 0-1, Sean Caruso 1-0.

Goaltenders

Mohawk Valley-Sam Myers (42 shots, 37 saves); Hudson Valley-Dan Silver (20 shots, 18 saves)

Shots on goal: Mohawk Valley 7-8-5—20; Hudson Valley 10-20-12—42