The Clippers came out flying dominating most of the play and finally getting on the board with :15 to play. Sadie Carnes fights off a defender and rips a shot at the goalie, rebound pops out and Lizzie Guertler gathers the puck finds the back of the net.
1-0 Clippers after 1.
Second period was played very similar, Perrotta came up with some key saves to keep the lead. With 46 seconds left in the period Paige Rinaldi rips a shot from the point and Sadie Carnes tips it past the goalie. 2-0 after 2.
After a good talk in the locker by the captains, the Clippers took charge of the third, just 56 seconds in, when Lizzie Guertler sent a break out pass to Carnes, Carnes shot wide and gathered her own rebound and tucked a backhand behind the goalie. Big night for the Freshman with 2 goals and an assist.
“We’ve won 3 in a row to head into the New Year, and sit in 2nd place in heal points…with 6 games to go we need to finish strong and healthy for a position to have a home playoff game. We had a little 5 day break and hope to finish well rested and peaking going into post season play.”