Quick links:
 Latest Team Rankings
 Free Rivals Alerts
 Member Services
ShopMobileRadio RSSRivals.com Yahoo! Sports

February 16, 2013

Special teams costs ND in loss

Starting a push toward winning the conference championship eluded the Notre Dame hockey team Friday on the road.

League-leading Miami killed off six penalties, scored two second period goals and received a 20-save effort for goaltender Ryan McKay en route to a 3-1 win in front of its home crowd. Three more points puts the RedHawks two points ahead of Western Michigan atop the Central Collegiate Hockey Association standings.

Notre Dame (18-12-1, 14-8-1-1 CCHA) sits in third place, six points behind Miami and five ahead of Ferris State.

Steven Spinell opened the scoring with a power-play goal at 13:24 of the second period with his first goal of the season. Blake Coleman scored his seventh just 30 seconds later, flipping his own rebound over Irish goaltender Steven Summerhays for a 2-0 lead.

Summerhays made 19 saves total.

Miami (19-7-5, 14-5-4-4 CCHA) held its two-goal lead late in the third period when Steven Fogarty put Notre Dame on the board with his third goal of the season at 17:37. Head coach Jeff Jackson pulled Summerhays in favor of an extra attacker after the Fogarty goal but Miami's Marc Hagel put the puck into an empty net at 18:58 to seal the 3-1 final.

Notre Dame missed on all six of its power plays and mustered just nine shots in the first two periods combined.

The series will conclude at 1 p.m. eastern on Sunday at the OfficeMax Hockey City Classic in Chicago, an outdoor game at Soldier Field.


Large selection without the Bookstore sticker shock




Stay connected with the Irish Illustrated toolbar - free Download



Notre Dame NEWS

[More]

Latest Headlines:


 

Rivals.com is your source for: College Football | Football Recruiting | College Basketball | Basketball Recruiting | College Baseball | High School | College Merchandise
Site-specific editorial/photos IrishIllustrated.com. All rights reserved. This website is an officially and independently operated source of news and information not affiliated with any school or team.
About | Advertise with Us | Contact | Privacy Policy | About our Ads | Terms of Service | Copyright/IP policy | Yahoo! Sports - NBC Sports Network

Statistical information 2014 STATS LLC All Rights Reserved.