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01-21-2013, 11:55 AM
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WORCESTER, Mass. - The No.15 Niagara Purple Eagles returned to the win column in top form with a big 4-1 victory over Atlantic Hockey opponent Holy Cross at the Hart Center on Saturday evening.

The Purple Eagles were able to offset the loss from the previous night with a solid effort from all across the board, receiving goals from Patrick Divjak, Rocky Gruttadauria, Marc Zanette and Dan Weiss to earn two key points in the league standings, giving them a nine point lead over second place Mercyhurst. Junior netminder Carsen Chubak made 24 saves to elevate the Purple Eagles 14-4-4 overall and 13-1-1 in AHA play.

The Purple Eagles wrap up their five-game road trip with a home-and-home series against the RIT Tigers that starts on Friday, Jan. 25 at Ritter Arena in Rochester, N.Y. The teams conclude the series the following day on Monteagle Ridge. Both contests are scheduled to begin at 7:05 pm.

(LaxSabre: Fridays game will be shown LIVE on TWCSC in both Buffalo and Rochester.) Tickets are limited for the Saturday matchup between the Western New York opponents. Please call the Niagara Ticket Office (located inside Dwyer Arena) at 716-286-TIXX or visit to get your tickets!

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Watertown, Mass. - Behind four third-period goals, Bentley cruised to a 7-2 win over the Canisius College hockey team on Saturday night. The loss drops the Griffs to 8-11-5 on the season and 7-6-2 in Atlantic Hockey play, while the Falcons improve 10-10-1 and 8-6-1 against league foes.

Junior Patrick Sullivan and sophomore Cody Freeman both scored for the Griffs in the loss. Tony Capobianco and sophomore Keegan Asmundson combined to make 28 saves for Canisius. Branden Komm stopped 35 shots in the win for Bentley. The Griffs continue Atlantic Hockey play next weekend with a home-and-home series against Mercyhurst. The schools open the two-game set in Erie, Pa. on Friday at 7:05 p.m.

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