Harvard claims victory over Gryphon hockey men
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Guelph Gryphons completed their three-game journey to the U.S. to face NCAA men’s hockey opponents with a 9-0 loss to the Harvard Crimson Saturday night.
The Gryphs lost all three of their matches as they had earlier been beaten 8-1 by the Cornell Big Red Thursday and 7-3 by the Dartmouth Big Green Friday.
Harvard had four goals in each of the first two periods and the Crimson outshot the Gryphs 38-15. The locals were held without a shot on net in the first period.
Harvard received single goals from Ian Moore, Philip Tresca, Alex Gaffney, Joe Miller, Jace Foskey, Matthew Coronato, Sean Farrell, Austin Wong and Zakary Karpa while Marek Hejduk had three assists and Alex Laferriere had two.
The Gryphs were scoreless on four power plays while Harvard went 2-for-6 with a manpower advantage.
Brendan Cregan started in net for the Gryphs. He allowed six goals on 14 shots during the first 23:23 while Colton Incze gave up three goals on 24 shots the remainder of the game.
For Harvard, Aku Koskenvuo stopped seven shots in the first two periods wile Derek Mullahy stopped eight shots in the third to preserve the shutout.
The Gryphs are to return to OUA league play Wednesday with a 6 p.m. game in Toronto against the Toronto Metropolitan Bold.
- Guelph Sports Journal