UWSP men’s hockey notches home win behind goals by Moline, Roo, Pietrowski
STEVENS POINT, Wis. - Three different UW-Stevens Point men’s hockey plays scored their first goals as Pointers in a 5-3 home win over UW-Superior (2-2-0, 2-2-0).
Cody Moline (North Branch, Minn.) got the Pointers (3-2-0, 3-2-0) on the board just 21 seconds into the game. His first career goal came off assists from Steven Quagliata (Bartlett, Ill./) and Nick Gonrowski (New Hope, Minn./).
The Yellowjackets evened the game with two goals in the first 11 minutes of the second period. Late in the second, Zach Zech (South Lyon, Mich./) scored on the power play to put UWSP back in front. Nicholas Aromatario (Woodbridge, Ont./) and Ryan Orgel (Los Angeles, Calif./) assisted on the goal.
At the 8:19 point of the third period, Jordan Fader (Rice Lake, Wis./) netted a shorthanded goal to push UWSP’s lead back to two goals. Seven minutes later, the Yellowjackets made it a one-goal game.
Ryan Wagner (Indianapolis, Ind./) made 23 saves to earn the win for the Pointers, his second career victory. UWS goaltender Oscar Svensson had 25 saves. The Pointers and Yellowjackets close out the home-and-home on Friday in Superior. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.