Colony shuts out Homer hockey

  • Thursday, December 11, 2014 11:53pm
  • Sports

Jacob Link’s hat trick carried the Colony Knights to a 7-0 win over the Homer Mariners, Thursday evening at the Big Lake Rec Center in the Big Lake Lions Classic.

After an opening scoreless period of play, Link scored the opening goal just over three minutes into the second frame, then added two more in the third period. Link also assisted on another goal, giving him four points total.

Homer’s Riley Swanson was busy in goal, stopping 37 of 44 shots.

Homer will face Colony’s JV squad today at 2 p.m.

Knights 7, Mariners 0

Colony 0 3 4 —7

Homer 0 0 0 —0

First period — no scoring.

Second period — 1. Colony, Link (Boyer) 11:52; 2. Colony, Branch (Thiele, Bloemer) 7:25; 3. Colony, Mitchell (Branch, Bloemer) 6:26.

Third period — 4. Colony, Eller (Link, Boyer) 13:40; 5. Colony, Link (Griffith, Cole) 10:42; 6. Colony, Branch (Vincent, Sanders) 9:81; 7. Colony, Link (Boyer, Thiele) 0:23.9.

Shots on goal — Homer 5-5-3—13; Colony 8-16-20—44.

Saves — Homer, Swanson (8-13-16—37); Colony, Diltz (5-5-3—13).

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