MILTON, Mass. – The Endicott men's ice hockey team wrapped up regular season play on Saturday night against Curry College with a 6-3 victory over the Colonels at Max Ulin Rink.
Endicott used a four-goal first period, which featured four different goal scorers, to extend its winning streak to four straight games. During that span (Feb. 6-20), the Gulls have outscored their opponents 23-4.
In the opening 20 minutes of play in tonight's game, Endicott received tallies from Cam Bleck (Lake Forest, Ill.), Dominic Nitti (Cottage Grove, Minn.), Tommy Besinger (Milton, Mass.), and Alex Marcinek (Byron Center, Mich.).
Besinger and Josh Bowes (Sturgeon County, Alberta, Canada) added goals in the second and third periods, respectively, to round out the scoring for the Gulls.
Endicott freshman goaltender Kevin Aldridge (Beverly Hills, Mich.) made 28 saves in the win (15-8-2), while Curry freshman netminder Spencer Cookson (Sheffield, Mass.) registered 29 saves in the loss (1-3-1).
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
- Endicott is now 1-1-0 in the all-time series against Curry.
- The Gulls are 8-2-1 on the road this season.
- Endicott tallied a program record four power play goals in tonight's win.
- The previous single-game high was two, which came against Salve Regina (11/12/15) and Western New England University (1/16/16).
- Besinger has scored at least one goal in three straight contests.
- Endicott has scored five or more goals nine times this year.
- Bleck finished the contest with three points (1g, 2a) to record his eighth multi-point game in 2015-16.
- Marcinek's goal served as the game-winner. It's his second game-winning tally this season (tied for second on team).
FOR THE FOES
- Zachery White (Milford, Conn.), Brian White (Santa Ana, Calif.), and Mack Heisinger (Winnipeg, Manitoba) all scored in the loss.
- Curry is 6-5-2 at home this season.
- Heisinger leads the team in points this year with 19 total (6g, 13a).
Endicott (15-8-2, 11-4-1 ECAC Northeast) awaits word on its seeding in the upcoming Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Northeast postseason tournament. Curry sees its 2015-16 season come to a close at 9-14-2 overall/5-10-1 ECAC Northeast.