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Hobart hockey on the road this weekend

The Hobart hockey team will wrap up seven straight games on the road to Massachusetts with two non-conference games this weekend. The Statesmen will face Curry on Saturday starting at 4:35 p.m., and travel to play Nichols on Sunday at 1:35 p.m.

The Statesmen are 9-4-1, and are coming off a 2-1 overtime victory at Buffalo State. Sophomore Frank Salituro scored the game-winning goal 2 minutes, 24 seconds into the overtime period. Senior Matthew Wallace scored Hobart’s first goal against the Bengals.

Wallace leads the Statesmen and ranks third in the ECAC West with 10 goals. His team-leading 16 points this season rank 11th in the league. Junior Gregory Ciciola is second on the team with 14 points on six goals and eight assists, and senior Patrick Moriarty has earned a team-high 13 assists and one goal this year.

Sophomore goaltender Nick Broadwater, the ECAC West Goalie of the Week, earned his eighth win of the season at Buffalo State. He is sporting a .926 save percentage, which ranks second in the conference, and a 2.31 goals against average.

Curry (5-5-2) will take on Manhattanville tonight. Christopher Atkinson leads the Colonel offense with 16 points on five goals and 11 assists. Payden Benning has recorded a team-high eight goals. Travis Owens and Robert Dawson split time in goal. Owens has recorded a .904 save percentage and a 3.04 GAA, and Dawson is sporting a .872 save percentage and a 4.24 GAA.

Nichols brings a 7-6-1 record into the contest with the Statesmen. Zach Kohn (8-15-23) and Matt Sayer (12-10-22) pace the Bison offense. Jacob Rinn has seen the majority of minutes in goal, and has an .893 save percentage and a 3.30 goals against average this season.

Fans unable to attend the games this weekend can follow along with Live Stats for both contests.