Portland, ME -- The Suffolk University Men’s Hockey team dropped a non-conference match up to the University of Southern Maine 3-1 on Tuesday evening.
Senior forward Kyle Cook (Chino Hill, CA) scored Suffolk’s lone goal 6:12 into the second period. Cook’s sixth goal of the season came on a power-play. Senior John Rocchio (East Greenwich, RI) had an assist on the play.
The Huskies jumped out to an early 1-0 lead on Dan Gordon’s eight goal of the season two minutes into the opening period. Gordon (Lynnfield, MA) added another goal with 4:39 remaining in the second period for the game winner.
Southern Maine added its third goal just a minute later converting on a power-play when Pat Noonan (Burlington, MA) put home his 4th goal of the season to make the score 3-1. Dan Rautenberg (Cape Elizabeth, ME) added 2 assists for Southern Maine who move to 7-6 on the season. The loss drops the Rams to 3-9.
Bill Gilbert (1-2) made 41 saves in net for the Rams in the loss. Koray Celik (3-2) stopped 18 of the 17 shots he faced on the night.
The Rams are in action again Thursday night as they travel to Buffone Rink in Worcester, MA to take on Assumption College (2-9-2, 1-4-1 ECAC) in an ECAC Northeast match up at 7:30 p.m.