With the Utica Comets locked in a slugfest out in Albany the Utica Aud was free to host the DIII men’s hockey championship. Friday night brought with it the semifinals, with the championship playing out out on Saturday (03/25). You can check out highlights from Norwich’s 5-4 OT win against Adrian. The victory now pits them against Trinity (Conn.) for the aforementioned title.
Plus, the Utica Comets secured another pair of points as they beat the Albany Devils 2-1 in a shootout. Darren Archibald and Chad Billins each scored in the shootout. You can check out the box score here. No rest for the weary, Comets are next in Syracuse on Saturday (03/25) and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for Sunday (03/26).
Finally, Hamilton College can boast they have the best DIII college hockey player of 2017. Evan Buitenhuis has been awarded the 2017 Sid Watson Award.