Gryphon hockey men blanked in exhibition by Cornell

ITHACA, N.Y. – The Guelph Gryphons finished their weekend with a 7-0 loss to the Cornell Big Red in an exhibition university men’s hockey match at Ithaca’s Lynah Rink.

The Big Red completed their two-game NCAA Division 1 preseason with the win while the loss followed two OUA league wins in Kingston for the Gryphs.

Cornell scored four times in the first period and twice in the second. The Big Red also went 1-for-5 on their power play while the Gryphs also had five power plays.

Brenden Locke, Cam Donaldson, Michael Regush, Connor Murphy, Beau Starrett, Noah Bauld and Tristan Mullin scored for Cornell while Alex Green had three assists and Chase Brakel, Liam Motley, Max Andreev, Mullin, Morgan Barron, Starrett, Bauld and Murphy had one apiece.

Cornell outshot the Gryphs 35-20.

Andrew Masters was in net for the Gryphs while Cornell used a different goaltender each period. Matthew Galajda made two saves in the first period, Austin McGrath 11 in the second and Nate McDonald seven in the third.

The Gryphs (2-1-2-2) are to return to OUA league play when they host the Carleton Ravens (2-1-2-2) Friday at the Gryphon Centre. Game time is 7:30 p.m.


Big Red 7 Gryphons 0
Guelph     0-0-0–0
Cornell     4-2-1–7
First Period
1. Cornell, Brenden Locke (Chase Brakel, Liam Motley) 2:57
2. Cornell, Cam Donaldson (Max Andreev, Alex Green) 8:01 pp
3. Cornell, Michael Regush (Tristan Mullin, Morgan Barron) 17:29
4. Cornell, Connor Murphy (Alex Green, Beau Starrett) 19:03
Penalties: Kenney, Gue (slashing) 6:02; Mi.Stevens, Gue (hooking) 10:28; Winder, Gue (hooking) 13:56.
Second Period
5. Cornell, Beau Starrett (Noah Bauld) 11:06 sh
6. Cornell, Noah Bauld (unassisted) 12:30 sh
Penalties: Haiskanen, Corn (tripping) 3:16; Green, Corn (high sticking) 3:36; Mi.Stevens, Gue (cross-checking) 8:42; Donaldson, Corn (tripping) 10:48; Cairns, Corn (tripping) 13:28.
Third Period
7. Cornell, Tristan Mullin (Alex Green, Connor Murphy) 10:49
Penalties: Barron, Corn (goaltender interference) 3:30; Winder, Gue (slashing) 8:43; Raycroft, Gue (slashing), Andreev, Corn (slashing) 16:39; Green, Corn (cross-checking) 19:57.
Shots on Goal
Guelph       2-11-7–20
Cornell     16-8-11–35
Goalies: Masters (L, 35 shots-28 saves), Guelph; Galajda (W, 19:35, 2 shots-2 saves), McGrath (20:00, 11 shots-11 saves), McDonald (20:00, 7 shots-7 saves), Cornell.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Guelph 0-5; Cornell 1-5.
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