Friday night, Clarkson came out strong dominating the Lakers in the first five minutes of the game.
Sophomore Josh Sim turned the momentum in the Lakers' favor by scoring a power-play goal midway through the first period. LSSU senior Jeff Rainville was able to give the Lakers a 2-0 lead going into the first intermission by scoring his first goal of the season, also on the power play.
Clarkson was able to pull the game to within one goal in the second period with Steve Zalewski scoring.
Saturday night, the Lakers came out flat and could never get going.
The lone bright spot for the Lakers Saturday night was Perkovich scoring his third goal of the season on a 5-on-3 power play in the third period.
Clarkson put 53 shots on goal while the Lakers where only able to muster 23 shots in the contest. Jakaitis gave up five goals on 30 shots before being pulled midway though the second period in favor of freshman Pat Inglis. Inglis gave up two goals while facing only 23 shots in the second half of the contest.
The Lakers open the home part of their schedule next weekend against American International College. As part of Great Lake State Weekend, Friday's game will start at , while Saturday's game will start at
Jakaitis photo courtesy Clarkson Athletics Dept.