Niagara 8 - USNTDP 5 Final

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Re: Niagara 8 - USNTDP 5 - Final

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This team appears to be playing on all cylinders racking up a very impressive win over the US Dev. Team. Goals were scored by : Pineo (3), Ott (2), Vieten (2), and Mysak.


Pineo's Hattrick Lifts Hockey Over The USNTDP

"Niagara University, N.Y.—The Niagara Hockey team hosted the United States National Team Development Program on Friday night in an exhibition against a team of the top prospects from the United State. Niagara used their experience to their advantage as they won 8-5 at home.


-Niagara outshot the USNTDP 44-22 in the game as Chad Veltri made 17 saves in the win.
-30 of Niagara's 44 shots came from within the top of the faceoff circles.
-This is the first time in which Niagara has beat the USNTDP, it was the first time the teams played since the 2015-16 season.
-Niagara is 2-0 in their last two exhibitions against non-NCAA team with the other win coming over Ryerson (Canada) in 2019-20. -------Niagara has one more exhibition game on their schedule this season as they host the University of Toronto on Jan. 2 at Dwyer Arena.
-The Purple Eagles are the first NCAA Division I team to beat the USNTDP this season and only the second team overall."

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