HANCOCK - The Finlandia men's hockey team outshot MCHA opponent Concordia (Wis.) and carried a 2-1 lead into the third period Friday night, but couldn't make it stick as Concordia netted twice in a span of three minutes to take down the Lions 3-2.
The penalty kill failed FU as Concordia scored twice in four power play attempts, including the game-winner from Cody Kostecki, his second of the game,
Trailing 1-0 after the first period, Finlandia outplayed Concordia in the second frame with Collin Saint-Onge scoring his ninth of the year to tie it up, and then assisting Sean Burke six minutes later to give FU a slim lead.
Finlandia’s Andrew Huckelby steps into a slap shot in the second period of Friday’s game against Concordia (Wis.)?at Houghton County Arena. (DMG photo by Brandon Veale)
Troy Chandler got the start in net for the Lions, saving 23 of 26 attempts.
Finlandia is now 3-11 this season as Concordia improved to 5-9.