Hockey takes 3 of four points from North Country pair

Dartmouth broke its three-game winless streak by defeating the Saints of St. Lawrence University 5-3 last night at Thompson Arena. Mike Ouellette ’06 had a hat trick and added an assist to lead the way, and Dan Shribman ’07 got the game winner by deflecting a Mike Turner ’04 shot between the goaltender’s pads for his first collegiate goal. Dan Yacey ’05 was solid in net again, stopping 32 of 35 shots to earn the win.

The previous night saw Dartmouth waste two first period goals by Lee Stempniak ’05 as a 2-0 lead turned into a 2-2 tie. Dartmouth put 25 shots on Clarkson in the 3rd period and OT combined, but couldn’t get one past the goaltender.

With the near sellout crowds of 4360 and 4329 this weekend, average attendance at Thompson Arena is up to 4192 on the year, which is the highest it’s been at least since Coach Gaudet played for Dartmouth. The arena has sold out twice so far this year against Harvard and Vermont, and there should be 2 more guaranteed sellouts coming up against Cornell (only ranked opponent to visit Dartmouth this year) and Princeton (the tennis ball game). Barring a disappointing turnout when Union and RPI come to town, Dartmouth should wind up leading the ECAC in attendance this year.

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Clarkson 2 @ Dartmouth 2

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St. Lawrence 3 @ Dartmouth 5

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