This article first appeared on RyersonRams.ca on Oct. 25, 2013.
ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – For the second game in a row, the Ryerson Rams dominated the third period, defeating the Brock Badgers, 5-1.
In front of 205 fans at Seymour-Hannah Centre, the Rams scored four goals in the last 10 minutes of play to cruise to their fourth win on the season. The third period scoring was started by Matthew Andreacchi (Mississauga, Ont.), who scored his second goal in as many nights.
The OUA’s top scoring defenceman, Peter Hermenegildo (Thornhill, Ont.) followed suit a few minutes later with his fourth goal of the season. Jamie Wise(Stoufville, Ont.) and Domenic Alberga (Maple, Ont.) added assists on the goal.
Wise added one of two Ryerson empty net goals with under a minute left to end his night with three points (1G, 2A). With his Friday night performance, Wise now leads all OUA scorers with 11 points and sits tied for second in CIS in scoring.
The game didn’t start out the way Ryerson wanted it to. Just 46 seconds into the matchup, Josh Schram got one by Ryerson starter Adam Courchaine (Kanata, Ont.). But that would be the only one that would get by Courchaine on Friday night. For the second night in a row, he let in only goal, making 24 saves to record his second straight victory.
Dalton McGrath started in goal for Brock, making 38 saves in the loss.
– With the win, Ryerson now sit tied second place in the OUA west, with a 4-1 record.
– Domenic Alberga now has the longest lasting point streak amongst OUA forwards. In five games, the rookie has 10 points (5G, 5A).
– Adam Courchaine has made his case to be the number one goalie on the Rams. Through two games, Courchaine has two wins and a .962 save percentage, which ranks among the best in the CIS.
– It’s a battle for first place on Halloween night. The Rams next take on the undefeated York Lions on Oct. 31 at 7 p.m.