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MEN’S HOCKEY (BCIHL)
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012
SIMON FRASER (6) TRINITY WESTERN (2)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SPARTANS FALL TO SIMON FRASER
LANGLEY, British Columbia – The Trinity Western men’s hockey dropped its sixth game in a row to start the season as it fell 6-2 to visiting Simon Fraser Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
Simon Fraser took a 3-2 lead into the third period and, with three goals in the final frame, blew open what was a tightly contested game en route to its fourth win of the year.
The Spartans are now 0-6-0-0 on the season while Simon Fraser is 4-0-0-0.
Simon Fraser was led by Chris Hoe, who had four assists, while Taylor Piller was the lone multi-goal scorer for SFU as he earned two tallies. Ben Van Lare, Jesse Mysiorek, Trent Murdoch and Nick Sandor were the other goal-scorers.
For the Spartans Matt Chaput (Seaforth, Ont.) had a goal and an assist while Trevor Beaupre (New Westminster, B.C.) had the Spartans other tally.
Simon Fraser’s Evan Kurylo made 19 saves for the win while TWU’s Harry Fredeman (Ladner, B.C.) stopped 25 of the 31 shots he faced.
Simon Fraser got off to a strong start as it outshot the Spartans 9-6 in the first period and Murdoch and Piller both got on the score sheet to give the visitors a 2-0 lead after 20 minutes.
The story of the second period was power play goals as all three markers came with the man-advantage. The Spartans got on the board first just 1:19 into the frame when Chaput converted with assists going to Jake Harcoff (Surrey, B.C.) and Blair Murphy (Surrey). However, SFU’s Piller responded with a power play goal of his own just under five minutes later. Hoe and Colton Graf were in on the assists.
With just under four minutes left in the middle stanza, the Spartans again got the game to within one goal when Beaupre scored with the man-advantage. Chaput and Mattias Schmitt (Surrey) picked up helpers.
In the third period, SFU stepped up its game.
Simon Fraser outshot TWU 16-9 and Mysiorek, Sandor and Van Lare each scored to give SFU a four-goal margin of victory.
The Spartans are back on the ice Saturday when they travel to play Thompson Rivers. Puck drop is at 8 p.m.
Game Notes: TWU was outshot 31-21…TWU was 2 for 7 on the power play…SFU was 1 for 5 on the power play.
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