CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Feb. 21 - Freshman Dirk Thur (Clarence Center) scored two goals to lead the Erie Community College hockey team to a 4-3 win over the Canisius College club hockey team Monday at the Cheektowaga Recreation Center Ice Rink. Freshman Mark Trigilio (Orchard Park) added a goal and a team-high three assists.
Freshman Michael Boice (Kenmore) got ECC on the board by scoring at 10:38 in the first period. Thur scored the first of this two goals at 15:03.
After Canisius made the score 2-1 in the second period, Trigilio gave the Kats a 3-1 lead by scoring with 10 seconds remaining.
Canisius again would cut the ECC lead to one goal, 3-2, before Thur's goal at 6:29 made it 4-2.
ECC, now 18-6 and the nation's third-ranked team, will play Hudson Valley Community College at 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the semifinal round of the NJCAA Ice Hockey Championships at Monroe Community College in Rochester, N.Y.