Hodonin, Czech Repuplic, http://www.shkhodonin.cz/
The D2 Select team led by strong goaltending and defense outlasted a strong SHK Hodonin to win 3-2 in shootout. Matt LaBarge (Northeastern) was strong in net all night long and thru the 5 shootout rounds to get the win.
ACHA took the lead first period at the 7:02 mark on a goal by Kyle Garlasco (Wm Paterson) on assists by Andrew Dougherty (Rowan) and Dax Hobbs (Weber). to end the first period 1-0.
Hodonin tied the game 2nd periodon a rebound by Tomi Jakub to enter the 3rd of a highly competitive game.
The teams traded goals 3 rd period Sean Leahy (UNH) from Copper Limb midway and Hodonin late to move the game to OT.
In overtine the first first cycle of 3 shooters each were stopped by both netminders and moving to round 4 had Hodonin going first and scoring, tied by Cooper Limb (Weber). LaBarge stoned Hodonin player round 5 to open the door for Kyle Garlasco to score and end the game.
Great crowd , Great atmosphere for game one of the trip and Coaches Mike Forbes (Grand Valey) Jon Eccles (Utah St) Steve McIsaac (UNH) are off to a great start.