CORTLAND, NY – Penalties were the demise of the Johnson & Wales University men's ice hockey team on Saturday. SUNY Cortland took advantage of the power play to defeat the Wildcats, 3-1.
SUNY Cortland: 6-9
Johnson & Wales: 5-12
Nick Modica (CORT): 15 Saves, 1 Goal
Mike Rockwell (JWU): (5-10), 39 Saves, 3 Goals
The Red Dragons scored with less than four minutes left in the opening frame then got a power-play goal five minutes into the second period.
Unfortunately, SUNY Cortland added another power play goal just 1:51 into the third period. The Wildcats were whistled for eight penalties while the Red Dragons only committed two infractions. Cortland had a 42-16 advantage in shots.
Johnson & Wales gets back into conference action on Thursday when it hosts Western New England at 6:55 p.m.