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McDonald scores twice in first Gee-Gees men’s hockey win

Saturday October 11, 2008

MEN’S HOCKEY (1-2 OUA, 1-3-1 overall): 
Hosted No. 10 McGill (0-2) Saturday, October 11, 7:00 p.m. (SSN Canada)

SCORING  1 2 3 -F Shots 
McGill 1 1 1 -3 21 
uOttawa    2 0 2 -4 30 
Sam Bloom, Alexandre Picard-Hooper, Marc-Andre Dorion - McGill 
Dan McDonald (2 – pp), Yanick Charron (pp), Ryne Gove - uOttawa

HEADLINE: McDonald scores twice in first Gee-Gees men’s hockey win 
GAME STORY: 
Fourth-year centre Dan McDonald scored twice and added two assists and second-year left wing Ryne Gove had the game winner in the third period to go with two assists In the Gee-Gees 4-3 men’s hockey win over McGill Saturday night.

“We got some momentum and went with it,” said Gove, who scored the winner at 17:07 of the third period as the Gee-Gees earned their first win of the season in the OUA Far East.

“It feels good to get the monkey off our back.” Third-year left wing Yanick Charron had a goal and three assists.

The Gee-Gees, which finished ahead in shots 30-21, killed off a six-on-four advantage with 10.5 seconds left to preserve the win.

“That was a tough team to beat,” said Gee-Gees goaltender Riley Whitlock of the winless Redmen (0-2), which featured 12 first-year players.

The Gee-Gees host Concordia (1-0-1) Friday, October, 17 (7:00 p.m.)