The Calvin University Knights ACHA D1 Hockey Team defeated the Kent State University Golden Flashes 5-0 on Friday night.
In the first period both teams came out strong and got some really good chances in front of goal, but neither team could put the puck in the back of the net. With about eight minutes to go in the period the Knights got on the board with a goal from Jared Virtanen with assists from Graham Kormash and Austin Huizenga. About four minutes later the Knights extended their lead with a goal from Nick Workman with the assist from Kormash.
The first period concluded with the Knights leading the Golden Flashes 2-0.
In the second period the Knights added another goal to their lead about eleven minutes into the period. The goal came from Virtanen for his second of the night. The Golden Flashes fought back hard but could not get past the Knights defense.
The second period concluded with the Knights leading 3-0.
In the third period the Knights added to their lead once again, but not till very late in the period. With about a minute to go the Knights got a goal from Cal Erdmann with the assist from Virtanen. With one second left to go in the period the Knights scored again, this time from Joe Wilkinson.
The game concluded with the Knights coming out with the victory over the Golden Flashes 5-0.
Knights Goaltender Darin Fox had a big game with 25 saves for the shutout on the night.