The game they should have lost, they tied. They game they could have tied, they lost. For the Wayne State Warriors (5-17-6, 2-7-5 CHA) their strange season continued over the weekend on the road at conference rival Robert Morris.
Friday- The Warriors could have given up anytime on Friday, but they never did and were rewarded with a football like 7-7 tie.
Adam Krug led the Warriors charge back with a career-best five points on a goal and four assists. Krug also assisted on Jason Bloomingburg’s game tying goal that was recorded at the mark of the third period.
Krug tied the
Krug also set the WSU record for points in game (5). Nine times a
Matt Kelly started in net was shelled for 6 goals on 21 shots. Will Hooper replaced Kelly, coming in cold near the midway point of the second period and stopped 13 of 14 shots.
Christian Boucher stopped 30 of 37 for the Colonials.
Saturday- The Warriors were forced to play catch up in the series finale too, but this time Colonials got the big shot and picked up a 5-4 win.
Jon Grabarek tied it up just past the midway point of the second, but Logan Bittle responded a little over three minutes later to give the home team another lead.
Matt Krug scored at of the second to tie the score at four and that’s where the score stayed until of the third period when Aaron Clarke scored an unassisted 4-on-4 goal that turned out to be the eventual game winner.
Hooper started in net for
Boucher got the call again for the Colonials, but got the quick hook from coach Derek Schooley after giving 2 goals on 2 shots in the first of play. Joe Tuset recorded the win in the RMU net stopping 27 of 29 shots.
The win moves the Colonials to 4-0-1 in their last five games and fourth place in the CHA.
Since beating Robert Morris, 6-3, in