RedHawks get hard fought victory at Alaska

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The RedHawks have made it back into the win column!

After the grueling 3,700 mile journey from Oxford to Fairbanks, the RedHawks get their first 3 points of the CCHA Regular Season with a 2-1 victory over the Fighting Polar Bears Nanooks. The win snaps a 5 game losing streak, and should be a nice confidence booster for The Brotherhood.

Miami got on the board first as Alden Hirschfeld lit the lamp, on assists from Brian Paulazzo and Tyler Biggs at 10:15 of the first period. Alaska tied it up at 9:33 of the second period as Steven Spinell lost control of the puck in front of his own net, allowing Alaska’s Colton Beck to put one home unassisted. Just a minute later though, Reilly Smith hammered in his 5th on the season from Curtis McKenzie and Austin Czarnik for the eventual game winner.

In a game where Miami had more penalty minutes (18) than shots (14), Rico’s squad should be happy with a victory, and we’ll look ahead to a chance at the long distance sweep tomorrow night!

Game time is 7:05 Alaska time on Saturday (That’s 11:05 Eastern for those of  you not watching the end of the College Football “Game of the Century”). The game can be streamed for $8 at http://www.b2livetv.com, or get the Miami All-Access Pass to hear Greg Waddell provide the Miami audio coverage.

Go ‘Hawks!

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Posted on November 5, 2011, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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