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Grosenick wins battle of ex-Union goalies

Grosenick wins battle of ex-Union goalies

In a battle of former Union College goalies and teammates, Troy Grosenick got the best of Keith Kink

In a battle of former Union College goalies and teammates, Troy Grosenick got the best of Keith Kinkaid to lead the Worcester Sharks to a 4-3 shootout win over the Albany Devils on Sunday at at DCU Center.

Grosenick, who played for the Dutchmen from 2010 to 2013, stopped 37 shots and four more in the five-round shootout.

Kinkaid, who was with Union from 2009 to 2011, had 19 saves. He stopped three of five shots in the shootout.

The Devils overcame a 3-1 third-period deficit to send the game into overtime. David Wohlberg scored at 5:26 of the third. Harri Pesonen tied it with 5:36 left in regulation.

Reid Boucher scored Albany’s other goal.

Albany 0 1 2 0 — 3

Worcester 1 1 1 0 — 4

Worcester won shootout, 2-1

First Period — 1, Worcester, Viedensky 6 (DeMelo, Reid), 16:21. Penalties — Helgeson, Alb, major (fighting), 13:03; Petrecki, Wor, major (fighting), 13:03; Comrie, Wor (interference), 14:04; Worcester bench, served by Tarasov (too many men), 17:50.

Second Period — 2, Worcester, Schwartz 5 (Viedensky, Hayes), 8:52. 3, Albany, Boucher 16 (Tedenby), 16:34. Penalties — Helgeson, Alb (interference), 9:01; DeMelo, Wor (holding), 18:21.

Third Period — 4, Worcester, McCarthy 3 (Kearns, DaSilva), 3:16. 5, Albany, Wohlberg 4 (Pelley, McPherson), 5:26. 6, Albany, Pesonen 9 (Sislo, Sestito), 14:24. Penalties — None.

Overtime — None. Penalties — None.

Shootout — Albany 1 (Tedenby NG, Boucher NG, Sislo G, Whitney NG, Matteau NG), Worcester 2 (Tarasov G, McCarthy NG, DaSilva NG, Reid NG, Hamilton G).

Shots on Goal — Albany 15-13-11-1 — 40. Worcester 3-10-6-3 — 22.

Power-play opportunities — Albany 0 of 3; Worcester 0 of 1.

Goalies — Albany, Kinkaid 21-9-4 (22 shots-19 saves). Worcester, Grosenick 13-10-0 (40-37).

A — 3,678. T — 2:19.

Referees — Chris Brown, Kendrick Nicholson. Linesmen — Bob Bernard, Paul Simeon.

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