Maine Hockey Journal

Shearer-Hardy scores a pair in win over St. Mike’s, 4-1

South Burlington, VT — Kyle Shearer-Hardy scored a pair of goals to lead the Bowdoin College men’s ice hockey team to a 4-1 win at St. Michael’s College on Friday evening. The Polar Bears improve to 11-10-1 overall this season while the Purple Knights fall to 7-14-2.

After 15 minutes of scoreless hockey, Bowdoin struck first with 4:28 left in the opening frame when Hardy fed Owen Smith for his third goal of the season. The Purple Knights would then even the score at one, 1:12 after Smith’s tally, with Vorozilchak and Mero setting up Brunton for the junior’s first career goal. The Polar Bears would regain their one-goal lead with 2:21 left in the period when Mike Collins netted his fourth score of the season, coming from Jordan Lalor.

The Polar Bears extended their lead to two with 5:14 remaining in the second period when Hardy notched his 11th goal of the season, which came from Fidler and Fanning. Bowdoin would tally their fourth score of the game, 1:16 into the final frame, when Fanning and Fry found Hardy for the sophomore’s second goal of the game. The Polar Bears would out shoot the Purple Knights 11-5 in the final period en route to the three-goal victory.

Chris Rossi stopped 26 shots in the win for Bowdoin while Brendan Rimmer stopped 38 in goal for St. Michael’s.

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