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Parting Schotts

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By Ken Schott
Saturday, February 25, 2012

Just an incredible turn of events. Just as Josh Jooris scored an empty-net goal to seal Union's win, Patrick Cullen scored in overtime to give RPI a 2-1 victory over Cornell. Union wins its second straight Cleary Cup title!

Austin Smith scores on the PPG with 4:22 left. It's never easy at Starr Rink.

Firman runs Grosenick, goes to penalty box at 5:22. Union back on PP.

Carr tips a Welsh shot past Evin on the PP for his third goal of the game at 1:06.

The third period starts.

Second period ends. Union's power play continues to struggle.

Robbie Bourdon hits Welsh in head, gets 5-min. major for contact to head and game misconduct.

Austin Mayer scored on the PP to tie it for Colgate at 7:36, but Daniel Carr gets his second of the game to regain the lead for Union at 7:54.

Sullivan off for hooking at 5:42, giving Colgate its third PP.

Second period is underway.

First period ends. Union will get a PP to start 2nd. Larkin called for elbowing at end of period.

Mayer called for hooking, giving Union its first PP at 12:48 of 1st.

Gostisbehere fires from the blue line, beats Evin to give Union a 2-1 lead over Colgate at 11:03.

PPG goal for Colgate's Robbie Bourdon ties the score 1-1 at 7:11

Jooris slashing penalty gives Colgate another PP at 6:16.

Daniel Carr scores a short-handed goal to give Union a 1-0 lead at 5:35.

Mat Bodie off for tripping, giving Colgate a PP at 3:05.

The game is underway at Starr Rink.

Union starters: F, Hatch, Zajac, Simpson. D, Mat Bodie and Stuart. Grosenick in goal.

Colgate starters (all seniors): F, Austin Mayer, Nick Prockow and Matt Firman. D, Nathan Sinz and Corbin McPherson. Alex Evin in net.

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