On Saturday, Jan. 21, the Hobart hockey team took on Potsdam for a non-conference game at The Cooler. The Statesmen also welcomed back hockey alumni for their annual Alumni Weekend.
The weekend included an alumni game at The Cooler at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, as well as social gatherings for alums making the trip back to Geneva. The current Statesmen then took on the Bears at 7 p.m.
Hobart has posted a 9-7 overall record and picked up its third straight win on Saturday. Senior Greg Ciciola led the team with 14 points on eight goals and six assists. Junior Frank Salituro was right behind him with seven goals and five assists this winter. First-year Terrence O’Neill shared a team-high with six assists. Junior goalie Marty Ausserhofer led the ECAC West with a 2.13 goals against average and ranks second with a .917 save percentage.
Potsdam brought a 6-8-2 overall mark into the weekend. The Bears took on Morrisville on Friday night before coming to The Cooler. Entering the weekend, Sy Nutkevitch led Potsdam with 27 points on six goals and 21 assists. Adam Place has logged a team-high eight goals this winter. Dylan Ellis has seen the most minutes in goal and has recorded a 4.45 goals against average and a .887 save percentage.