Courtesy Buffalo State
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Bri Gawronski (Dunkirk, NY/Mt. Mercy) tallied a career-high 43 saves but it was not enough as Oswego scored a pair of third-period goals to claim a 2-0 victory in NEWHL action this evening.
FINAL SCORE: Oswego – 2, Buffalo State - 0
LOCATION: Ice Arena - Buffalo, N.Y.
RECORDS: Oswego (3-0-0, 1-0-0 NEWHL), Buffalo State (2-2-1, 1-2-0 NEWHL)
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Buffalo State had multiple scoring chances in the first period but were unable to convert on two power play chances as the game remained scoreless after 20 minutes of play.
- The Lakers were the aggressors early on in the second frame by outshooting the Bengals 7-3 but could not break through.
- Buffalo State found themselves on another power play opportunity with 10:58 left in the second period and had its best scoring chances with three-straight shots but came up empty as the score remained 0-0 at the second intermission.
- After the Bengals killed two Oswego power play chances in the opening minutes of the third period, the Lakers outshot Buffalo State 19-9 in the third period and were rewarded with a goal with 12 minutes remaining in the contest.
- Oswego added a late insurance marker, only two seconds after the Bengals killed a sixth, Laker power play, to claim its first NEWHL victory.
- The Lakers finished with a 45-26 shots advantage for the contest as both teams finished 0 for 6 in power play chances.
FOR THE FOES
- Philomena Teggart and Katelynn Ferguson each scored for the Lakers.
- Victoria Rankin, Aislinn McAleer and Bailey Thomas all chipped in assists.
- Rachael Farmer finished with 26 saves in net for Oswego.
Buffalo State hosts Oswego for another NEWHL contest Saturday at 2 p.m.