FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - The Worcester State University men's ice hockey team stayed perfect in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference play Saturday night, defeating Framingham State University 5-0 in conference action at Loring Arena.
With the win, Worcester State moves to a perfect 3-0-0 in MASCAC play and 4-1-0 overall.
Sophomore Brian Smith (Dracut, Mass.) opened the scoring for the Lancers at the 7:38 mark of the first period, with an assist credited to freshman Dieter Stange (Niles, Ill.). It is Smith's third goal in his last two games.
Petr Staif (Zruc-Senec, Czech Republic) was the beneficiary of a goal of a Ram defenseman's skate early in the third period, and junior Tim Drevitch (Oxford, N.J.) capped the scoring with Worcester State's third power play goal of the game at the 13:32 mark of the third.
In net, sophomore Ryan Hoff (Brockton, Mass.) recorded his first shutout of the season with a 30-save effort.
Worcester State will be back in action on Thursday with a 4:40 p.m. puck drop at home against Plymouth State at the Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center.