Men's Ice Hockey Fall 1992

Hanson Bros. Inc.

Championship Game Summary
Hanson Bros Inc. defeated Wilverines 5-4, 3-1

The Wolverines and Hanson Bros. Inc. finished in a first place tie. The head-to-head tie breaker give the Wolverines the first place bye into the semifinals. In a quarter-final game Hanson Bros. Inc., led by Jon Rischitelli's two goals, defeated Delta Upsilon, 5-2. The other semi-finalists were the Motherpuckers (over Puckwads, 4-2) and Silver Bullets (over the Stains, 4-3).

Two first period goals by Gregg Matthews gave the Wolverines a 4-1 lead over the Motherpuckers. It proved to be enough as they held on for a 4-3 victory. In the other semi-final, the Silver Bullets scored three huge third period goals to tie the score 6-6. Hanson's Jamie Podworski netted this fourth goal of the night with 23 seconds left in regulation. An empty net goal made it an 8-6 final for Hanson Bros. Inc.

The best two out of three championship series featured Wolverines and last year runner-ups, Hanson Bros. Inc. In game one, both teams exchanged goals and found themselves deadlocked 3-3 early in the third period. Hanson's Will Hawthorne and Jamie Podworski netted goals within two minutes of each other to take the lead. A late surge by the Wolverines fell short, as Hanson Bros. Inc. held on to win, 5-4.

In game two, both teams exchanged first period goals in a 'must' game for the Wolverines. Goaltenders, Tom Mesick and Matthew Peles were impenetrable. Late in the second period, Dennis Connor found the top of the net for Hanson. Peles made the lead hold up while Tom Mesick kept his team alive, until Tyler Black's empty net goal sealed the victory and the championship for Hanson Bros. inc., 3-1.