Dec. 11, 2004

Box Score

POTSDAM, N.Y. – The No. 8 Ohio State men’s hockey team was defeated by Clarkson, 3-1, Saturday at Cheel Arena. The loss ends a four-game (2-0-2) unbeaten streak for the Buckeyes. Ohio State drops to 11-5-2 (9-2-1 CCHA) on the year and the Golden Knights improve to 4-11-2 with the win. Junior Dan Knapp scored the Buckeyes’ lone goal in the game.

The game ends the first part of the Buckeyes’ season. The team will return to action in the Ohio Hockey Classic Dec. 29-30 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. Dec. 29, Ohio State will face Minnesota State at 5:05 p.m., followed by Miami against Colorado College at 8:05 p.m. Dec. 30, the RedHawks and Mavericks will meet at 5:05, with the Buckeyes taking on the Tigers at 8:05 p.m. Tickets are $11 a day and can be purchased through ticketmaster outlets, at the Nationwide Arena box office and at the Chiller around Columbus.

The Buckeyes ended the first period trailing, 2-1. Clarkson scored just 2:17 into the game, as Grant Clitsome converted on the power play. The Buckeyes tied it with a power-play goal of their own when Knapp (Jr., Rochester, Mich.) put in his own rebound for his eighth goal of the year at 10:21. Rod Pelley (Jr., Kitimat, British Columbia) and Domenic Maiani (Fr., Shelby Township, Md.) had the assists on the goal, as Pelley got the puck to Knapp in front of the net. At 14:01, the Golden Knights regained the lead when Brodie Rutherglen got a loose puck past OSU goalie Ian Keserich (Fr., Parma, Ohio). OSU outshot the Knights in the period, 10-6. The Buckeyes converted 1-of-5 power-play chances and Clarkson was 1-for-2.

The Golden Knights scored the only goal of the second period, as Mac Faulkner scored a power-play goal at 5:07. The Buckeyes had 11 shots on goal in the period, Clarkson 10. OSU did not score on three power-play chances, while the Knights were 1-for-4 and went into the third with the man advantage.

There was no scoring in the third. OSU was outshot in the period, 9-6. Each team was scoreless on two power-play chances in the period. OSU pulled Keserich with 1:27 remaining, but could not get the puck past the Clarkson goalie.

The Buckeyes outshot the Knights in the game, 27-25. Keserich had 22 saves in 58:33 in net, while Clarkson’s Dustin Traylen had 26 saves for the Knights in all 60 minutes.

Ohio State scored once on 10 power-play chances and Clarkson was 2-for-9 with the man advantage.

Hockey Game Box Score (Final) Ohio State Hockey 2004-05 Ohio State vs Clarkson (Dec 11, 2004 at Potsdam, NY)

Ohio State (11-5-2) vs. Clarkson (4-11-2) Date: Dec 11, 2004 Location: Potsdam, NY Arena: Cheel Attendance:1989 Start time:7:00 End time:9:20 Total time:2:20

Goals by Period 1 2 3 Tot ———————————- Ohio State………. 1 0 0 – 1 Clarkson………… 2 1 0 – 3

1st period – 1, CLARKSON, Grant Clitsome/2 (Chris Blight/10, Jay Latulippe/8) 2:17 (pp). 2, OSU, Dan Knapp/8 (Rod Pelley/8, Domenic Maiani/12) 10:21 (pp). 3, CLARKSON, Brodie Rutherglen/4 (Steve Zalewski/4, Shawn Weller/6) 14:01. Penalties – Johann Kroll, OSU (cross-checking) :59; Chris Blight, CLARKSON (hooking) 5:08; Lyon Porter, CLARKSON (elbowing) 9:28; Brodie Rutherglen, CLARKSON (tripping) 10:37; Nick Dodge, CLARKSON (holding) 14:32; Andrew Schembri, OSU (hitting from behind) 15:22; Shawn Weller, CLARKSON (cross-checking) 18:34; Dan Knapp, OSU (interference) 18:40.

2nd period – 4, CLARKSON, Mac Faulkner/7 (Jay Latulippe/9, Chris Blight/11) 5:07 (pp). Penalties – Johann Kroll, OSU (cross-checking) 3:25; Nick Dodge, CLARKSON (hit after whistle) 4:05; Matt Waddell, OSU (hit after whistle) 4:05; Tom Fritsche, OSU (slashing) 7:19; Matt McIlvane, OSU (slashing) 8:00; Mike Sullivan, CLARKSON (roughing) 9:08; Matt Curley, CLARKSON (tripping) 9:25; Domenic Maiani, OSU (high sticking) 10:17; Grant Clitsome, CLARKSON (hit after whistle) 12:17; Johann Kroll, OSU (hit after whistle) 12:17; Matt Curley, CLARKSON (slashing) 16:37; Nate Guenin, OSU (roughing) 19:15.

3rd period – Penalties – Nate Guenin, OSU (cross-checking) 1:42; Shawn Weller, CLARKSON (holding) 2:11; Shawn Weller, CLARKSON (roughing) 4:59; Shawn Weller, CLARKSON (10-minute misconduct) 4:59.

Shots on goal – OSU 10-11-6 27; CLARKSON 6-10-9 25.

Power plays – OSU 1 of 10; CLARKSON 2 of 9.

Penalties – OSU 11 (22 min); CLARKSON 13 (34 min).

Goalies – OSU, Ian Keserich 2-2-0 (58:33 minutes, 25 shots-22 saves) , EMPTY NET (01:27, 0-0); CLARKSON, Dustin Traylen 2-7-1 (60:00, 27-26).

Penalty shots – None.

A-1989 T-2:20 Three stars: 1. Dustin Traylen 2. Brodie Rutherglen 3. Chris Blight Referee:Peter Feola Assistant Referee:John Everett; Joseph Grusone Win-Dustin Traylen (2-7-1). Loss-Ian Keserich (2-2-0).