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Big Second Period Lifts Green Knights Past Manhattanville

From Sports Information Director, November 25, 2016 | Men's Hockey
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

RYE, N.Y. - St. Norbert College scored all of its goals in a dominating second period as the Green Knights claimed a 3-1 win over Manhattanville College in an interregional non-conference game at Playland Ice Casino.

The Green Knights (8-1), ranked No. 1 in the USCHO.com and D3hockey.com polls, outshot the Valiants (5-4) by a 16-4 margin in the decisive second period.

Roman Uchyn registered his sixth goal of the season when he scored at 1:43 of the second period. The Green Knights doubled their lead when Kurt Black scored his first collegiate goal with a power-play marker at 8:20. St. Norbert took a three-goal lead at 13:48 when Tyler Andrews scored for the second time this season.

Manhattanville mounted a rally in the third period, outshooting St. Norbert 8-6. The Valiants scored the period's only goal when Matt Lippa scored at 7:51.

The Valiants had 1:10 of extra-attacker time at the end of the game but couldn't pull any closer in the first game of a two-game series.

Brad Pung finished with two assists for the Green Knights' lone two-point game.

St. Norbert outshot Manhattanville 35-19. T.J. Black made 18 saves for the Green Knights, while Tyler Feaver made 32 stops for the Valiants.

St. Norbert was 1-for-3 on the power play, while Manhattanville was 0-for-2.