Niagara Gazette


February 8, 2013

NU looks for revenge


Niagara Gazette — “It’s just the little things, nothing we have to draw up or anything, just a little more intensity, and we should be fine.”

Niagara’s power play is currently converting at a 16 percent clip.

Burkholder is glad tonight’s rematch is at Dwyer, where the Purple Eagles have not lost in 17 games, five short of the program record. Niagara went 22 games without a loss from Feb. 11, 2006 to Nov. 11, 2007.

“It is a new day today, the great news is, we are coming out to a sold out Dwyer Arena, and we have our home streak on the line, and we are playing for a regular season championship,” Burkholder said. “It doesn’t get any more exciting than that.”

Niagara still holds a 12-point lead over the Griffs in the Atlantic standings. More importantly, the first place Purple Eagles still have a nine-point edge over second place Mercyhurst, although the Lakers have a game in hand. Mercyhurst hosted Air Force on Friday night and again tonight.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Featured Ads
House Ads
AP Video
Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched Calif. Police Investigate Peacock Shooting Death Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' 'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Obama Seeks Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad Large Family to Share NJ Lottery Winnings U.S. Flights to Israel Resume After Ban Lifted Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires Raw: Ukraine's Donetsk Residents Flee Senators Push to End Hamas Threat in Cease-Fire A Young Victim's Premonition, Hug Before MH17 Raw: Deadly Storm Hits Virginia Campground Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands
House Ads
Night & Day
Twitter News
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page