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UVM hockey’s playoff hopes crash with OT loss to BU

August 28, 2019


R YOU WANT TO
CALL IT — THAT’S
WHAT THE U-V-M
MEN’S HOEYCK
TEAM WAS
DEALING WITH, FRIDAY NIGHT… TO GUTTERSON
FIELDHOUSE WE
GO .. A TIE DOES
U-V-M NO
GOOD…THE
CATAMOUNTS NEEDED TO BEAT
B-U TO KEEP
THEIR PLAYOFF
HOPES ALIVE… THIS WAS A
BATTLE
BETWEEN
GOALIES .. 2ND
PERIOD .. STEFANOS
LEKKAS MAKES
THE POINT-BLANK
SAVE ..HE MADE A
LOT OF THOSE IN
THIS ONE ..========
3RD PERIOD .. TERRIERS
ATTACKING
LEKKAS AGAIN .. BUT THE STAR
JUNIOR LAYS OUT
TO MAKE TH
SAVE! … DOING
HIS BEST TO
KEEP IT A SCORELESS
GAME ..======
MINUTES LATER .. HOW ABOUT ONE
MORE SAVE FOR
GOOD MEASURE
.. LEKKAS MADE
43 STOPS ON THE
NIGHT .. DOESN’T ALLOW A GOAL
THROUGH
REGULATION..U .B
T NEITHER DOES
B-U’S KEEPER .. SO WE HEAD TO
OVERTIME ..========
FINAL MINUTE O
O-T .. SINCE A TIE
DOES U-V-M NO
GOOD, KEVI
SNEDDON PULLS LEKKAS FOR AN
EXTRA ATTACKER
.. AND B-U WALKS
OFF WITH AN
EMPTY-NE
WINNER .. VERMONT TRIES
ALL THEY CAN,
BUT IS
ELIMINATED
FROM THE POST
SEASON… …”THAT PRETTY
MUCH KIND OF
SUMS UP HOW
THE SEASON
WENT FOR US. GREAT EFFORT,
GREAT
INTEITNS
EVERYTHING WE
POSSIBLY COULD
HAVE ASKED FOR. WE JUST
COULDN’T GET
THE SCORING
SUPPORT. PART
OF THAT WAS BU
PLAYED VERY WELL AND THEIR
GOALTENDER
PLAYED VERY
WELL. LEKKAS
WAS JUST ON
ANOTHER PLANET AGAIN
TONIGHT. AGAIN,
OBVIOUSLY THE
SECOND SEASON
WON’T PPHA
BUT WE’RE GONNA GIVE IT
OUR BEST SHOT
STARTING
TOMORROW
NIGHT AND PLAY
OUR HEARTS O FOR THE NEXT
THREE GAMES.”… THE CATS AND
TERRIERS W

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