OSWEGO — Erupting for six goals in the third period, the Oswego State men’s hockey team drubbed Potsdam 8-1 on Saturday at Marano Campus Center Arena.
The fifth-ranked Lakers improved to 3-0 in SUNY Athletic Conference action and 3-0 overall. Potsdam is 0-3-1 in the SUNYAC and overall.
Travis Broughman netted two goals for the Lakers. Also getting goals were Carson Vance, Colton Fletcher, Jeff Solow, Jody Sullivan, Tanner Spink, and Joseph Molinaro.
Contributing assists were Anthony Passero (3), Broughman (2), Max Novick, Mitch Emerson, Molinaro, Josh Zizek, Vance, Josh LeBlanc, Charlie Pelnik, Carter Allen, and Derek Brown.
Oswego State goaltender Cedrik Hansen made 20 saves.
For Potsdam, Rob Clerc scored in the second period from Tyler Young and Tom Terranova. In goal, Michael Paglucca made 31 saves and Connor Green had two saves.
Vance put the Lakers in front 1-0 at 10:52 of the first period, and Fletcher’s marker from Broughman and Novick made it 2-0 at 17:10 of the period.
Clerc notched Potsdam’s goal on a power play late in the second period as the Bears drew to within 2-1.
When Solow scored 11 seconds in the third period, it ignited a six-goal blitz by the home team. Spink’s short-handed goal at 11:16 made it 5-1 and sealed the Oswego State win. On the play, Zizek rushed up the middle of the ice and sent a pass to Spink on the right side. Spink’s low shot eluded Paglucca.
Potsdam ended 1-for-8 on the power play and Oswego was 0-for-3.
The Lakers host Brockport at 7 p.m. Friday. The game will feature the Toys for Tots teddy bear toss.