Thursday, 01 February 2018 13:36

Toga vs. Shen Rivalry Game: Ice Hockey

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Blue Streaks had their rivalry game against the Shenendehowa Plainsmen on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at the Weibel Avenue Ice Rink. The winner of this game was given home ice advantage in the playoffs and one playoff game. The Blue Streaks lost to the Plainsmen, 3-0, effectively ending their winning streak. With no goals in the first period, they seemed to be on even
ground. However, at 0:21 seconds into the second period, Shen’s Jon DiGiovanni scored the first goal of the night with an assist from Tyler Sullivan. In the third period, Brennan Alheim scored the final two goals, the first at 1:36 with an assist from Zach Rupert, and the final at 12:06 with assists from Cole Haldane and TJ Novitsky. Saratoga Goalie Brad Hippsley had 25 saves and Shen Goalie Kent Leighton had 16 saves. Saratoga’s league record is now 3-5-2.

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