Tsekos Scores OT Winner, Potsdam Downs Skidmore In Men's Hockey
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MEN'S COLLEGE HOCKEY
POTSDAM 5, SKIDMORE 4 (OT/F)
In there second meeting in a week, Potsdam and Skidmore play into overtime with this time the Bears finishing the job.
The Bears Billy Tsekos takes a pass from Kenny Simon and buries the game winner at 4:08 of overtime to lift the Bears over ,500 on the season.
As they did on Sunday in Middlebury, Potsdam jumped out to a 2-0 lead as Nick Avgerinos and Adam Place. Skidmore came out in the second and scored 32 seconds into the period when Alex Essaris redirected a Jack Walsh slap shot to cut the lead in half.
After Dan McCamey scored less than a minute later, Skidmore changed goalies and cut the lead in half again on Erik Nilsson's unassisted marker.
Skidmore tied the game on a two man advantage as Nick Dupuis burned the Potsdam goalie high over his shoulder with a point shot to tie the game at 3-3. Skidmore took there first lead of the night when Tim Colvin scored on the power play at 12:48 of the third.
Potsdam caught a break late when they went on the power play and Brett Waters scored his first of the year on assists from Trevor Cope and Adam Place with 3:10 to play to tie the game at 4-4.
Late in Overtime, Tsekos would carry the puck from the right wing boards, and shoot the puck off the far post and into the goal for the dramatic game winner.
Kevin McFarland stopped 36 in his second win of the season. Brad Cray and John Bienkowski halted 31 combined for Skidmore.
| || 1|| 2|| 3|| ot|| || F|
| Skidmore || 0|| 3|| 1|| 0|| || 4|
| Potsdam|| 2|| 1|| 1|| 1|| || 5|
1st Period: POT Nick Avgerinos (Sy Nutkavitch, Trevor Cope) 3:05, POT Adam Place (UNA) 15:16
2nd Period: SKI Alex Essaris (Jack Walsh, Tony Giacin) :32, POT Dan McCamey (Matt Viola, Billy Tsekos) 1:24, SKI Erik Nilsson (UNA) 2:39, SKI Nick Dupuis (Zack Menard, Julian Malakorn) 18:32 5 x 3 PPG
3rd Period: SKI Tim Colvin (Tyler Doremus) 12;48 PPG, POT Brett Waters (Trevor Cope, Adam Place) 16:50 PPG
OT: POT Billy Tsekos (Kenny Simon) 4:08
MEN'S COLLEGE HOCKEY
St. Lawrence 4, Minnesota St. 3
WOMEN'S COLLEGE HOCKEY
Plattsburgh 5, Potsdam 2
Boston College 3, Clarkson 2
St. Lawrence 3, Northeastern 2
MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
St. Lawrence 69, Union 54
WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
St. Lawrence 64, Union 52
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL
Madrid-Waddington 56, Edwards-Knox 23
Tupper Lake 47, Parishville-Hopkinton 22
Chateaugay 67, St. Regis Falls 29
Hammond 42, Lisbon 29
Hermon-DeKalb 49, Clifton-Fine 47
Malone 38, OFA 35
Canton 41, St. Lawrence Central 39
Salmon River 49, Massena 41
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL
Brushton-Moira 69, Canton 47
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS HOCKEY
Salmon River 1, Norwood-Norfolk 0
Potsdam 4, Kenmore West 0
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS HOCKEY
Potsdam 6, St. Lawrence 1
Albany Academy 2, Beekmantown 2 (OT/F)
Skaneateles 3, Massena 3 (OT/F)