Norwich Defeats Men's Ice Hockey

AMHERST, Massachusetts --Norwich scored three times in the third period to take a 6-3 win home from Orr Rink. Amherst and Norwich played evenly through the end of 40 minutes, but 30 saves by Cadet goalie Peter MacLean stopped Amherst's comeback attempt in the third period.

Marc Bellamare led the Cadets with a goal and three assists, while Mike Noone netted two goals for the Jeffs. Norwich, the second place team in the ECAC East, betters its record to 18-4-1, while sixth ranked Amherst drops to 14-9. The Cadets travel to North Adams State (8-12-1) tomorrow while the defending ECAC Champion Jeffs face off with the defending NCAA Champion Middlebury Panthers (17-3-1) tomorrow at 3pm in Amherst.


Norwich (18-4-1)			1	2	3 -- 6
Amherst (14-9)			1	2	0 -- 3

Per Time Goal Assist(s) 1 4:54 A Mike Noone Matt Rogers, Tom Carideo 1 19:14 N Geoff Liska Dan Rowan, Micheal Ludwar 2 1:56 N Bryce Herperger (pp) Marc Bellamare, Curt Healey 2 4:54 A Tim Kelly (pp) Paul Gozzo, Dan Moos 2 14:26 N Herperger Bellamare 2 19:47 A Noone unassisted 3 6:27 N Matt Gfoerer Liska, Bellamare 3 9:09 N Ethan Harding Rowan, Liska 3 10:08 N Bellamare Herperger, Gfoerer

Goalie Saves: A Joe Branca 25 (6-10-9), N Peter MacLean 30 (10-10-10)

Penalties: A 7 for 14 minutes, N 7 for 14 minutes. Per Time Penalty Offense 1 13:51 N Dan Rowan checking from behind 1 16:05 A Charlie Blyth holding 1 16:05 N Curt Healey roughing 1 19:58 A Blyth holding 2 3:04 N Chris Hopf interference 2 7:18 N Marc Bellamare hooking 2 7:46 A Blyth charging 2 13:07 A Chris Gargiulo holding 3 3:56 A Dan Moos holding 3 8:18 A Paul Gozzo hit from behind 2 13:07 N Ethan Harding cross check 3 8:42 N Mike Adamski roughing 3 16:45 N Jason Lumsden high stick 3 19:12 A Rob MacDonald slashing