Ice Hockey Downed 4-1 by Salem State

Ice Hockey Downed 4-1 by Salem State

Salem, Mass. – The Framingham State University ice hockey team was defeated 4-1 this afternoon by Salem State University in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at Rockett Arena. 


- Score:  Salem State 4, Framingham State 1

- Records: Framingham State (2-15-1, 0-11-1 MASCAC), Salem State (6-12-1, 5-7 MASCAC)

Location: Rockett Arena - Salem, Mass.


  • In the first period, Framingham State's Ryan McDonough (Dorchester, Mass.) was sent to the penalty box for tripping. Seconds before the power play expired, Billy McGwin took a shot and the puck deflected off of Rams goalie Greg Harney (East Haven, CT) leaving the left side of the goal exposed as Trevor Mallet (York, Maine) was able to tip in the puck putting the Vikings ahead 1-0.
  • Salem State extended their lead to 2-0 in the second period as Dan Shea (Hingham, Mass.) knocked the puck into the right corner of the net.
  • With 8:50 left in the second period, Ryan Paul (Morgan, VT) was behind the goal and gave a great pass to Jack Sheehan (Norwood, Mass.) in the middle to score Framingham State's first goal of the game.
  • There were 28 seconds remaining in the second period when goalie Sean Cleary (Barnstable, Mass.) made a diving save from an Alex Groner (Clifton, VA) shot that kept Salem State's one-goal lead heading into the third period.
  • The Vikings added another power play goal midway through the third as McGwin was able to recover the puck and score putting Salem State ahead 3-1.
  • Three minutes later, the Vikings delivered a series of great passes setting up a Parker Wood goal (Rochester Hills, MI). Wood saw an opening and took a wrist shot to give Salem State a comfortable 4-1 lead.


  • Salem State's Cleary allowed just the one goal while saving 17 shots.
  • The Ram's Harney made 15 saves in the loss. 
  • McGwin finished the game with a goal and an assist for the Vikings.


UP NEXT:                   

The Rams are back in action Tuesday when they host New England College in a non-conference contest at 7:30 p.m.



Release courtesy of Salem State Sports Information