Maine Hockey Journal

Bowdoin romps over Salve Regina

Waterville, ME — Ten different players scored as the Bowdoin men’s ice hockey team posted a 10-1 win over Salve Regina in the opening day of the Colby-Bowdoin Face-Off Classic on Friday. The Polar Bears used a five-goal second period and posted four powerplay goals in the win.

Play switches to Bowdoin on Saturday when the Polar Bears (2-0-1) play host to University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth at 6 p.m. Salve Regina and Colby play in the first game Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

Jordan Lalor and Mike Collins each had one goal and three assists to lead Bowdoin. Aaron O’Callahan, Mike Corbelle, and Jeff Fanning all had one goal and two assists.

The Polar Bears, who had a 52-15 shot advantage, only led 1-0 after the first period on a Fanning goal at 9:14. The game stayed that way until Corbelle tallied at 8:30 of the second period. With the same group still on the ice, Mike Collins scored just 21 seconds later to put the Polar Bears up 3-0.

Bowdoin scored just 41 seconds apart a few minutes after the goal by Collins. Kyle Shearer-Hardy found the back of the net at 11:01 and Lalor made it 5-0 at 11:41.

Salve Regina (1-6-1) cut the lead to 5-1 on a goal by Tyler Trott at 14:11 of the second period, but Bowdoin’s Matt Smith made it 6-1 at the break with a goal at 18:00. Leland Fidler, O’Callahan, Brendan Reich, and Erik Olson all had goals in the third period. Olson, a first-year player, scored his first collegiate goal.

Chris Rossi made 10 saves in about 46 minutes of action in net for Bowdoin and Nick Smith made four saves the rest of the way. Chase Goodrich made 31 saves in two periods for the Seahawks, while Ben Bradley finished with 11 stops in the final period.

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