Niagara Gazette

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November 17, 2013

Turcotte hat trick leads NU rout

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Niagara Gazette — “Finally, our ‘D’ put up some points,” Muto said. “Our forwards were feeding our ‘D’ all night, and the points were open, and we had good puck movement all around.” 

Later in the period, Ryan and Turcotte scored goals just under three minutes apart to give the Purple Eagles a 5-1 lead. It looked like the game was over at that juncture, but Army’s Andrew O’Leary and Clint Carlisle scored just 33 seconds apart to make it 5-3. 

Much later, Turcotte scored his third goal with 1:23 left in the game.

“I’m not going to lie, it feels good,” he said. “Since the beginning of the year I have been struggling a little bit. I have a lot of chances every game, but, they didn’t go my way. Tonight was a good night.”

Ryan Rashid also scored for Niagara while Patrick Divjak and Isaac Kohls each had three assists. 

Luke Jenkins scored the other Army goal while Tadazak made 28 saves. 

Freshman goaltender Adrian Ignagni made 16 saves for Niagara, which now plays its next eight straight games on the road. The Purple Eagles don’t return home again until January 10.

NOTES: A somewhat notable scratch for Niagara was forward Dan Kolenda, who played on Friday night. He played in the first four games but has only played in two of the last six. The winger has no points and four shots in six games……The Purple Eagles return to action on Tuesday at conference rival Mercyhurst. After that, they play at second-ranked Michigan on Friday…....Army has been outscored 50-15 this season. The last time the Purple Eagles scored eight goals was a 8-4 triumph at Alabama-Huntsville on November 12, 2005.

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