SUCH A HEARTBREAKER FOR UNLV REBELS VS #5 RANKED OHIO UNIVERSITY

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Saturday Update – UNLV head coach Anthony Greener is reviewing video today. He said it was Elijiah Barriga’s dramatic late-game goal which was rubbed out last night because of a disputed offsides call. UNLV’S starters for tonight will be announced later today but for sure Joseph Kaszupski, Kameron Fink and Matthew Painchaud will be on the top line. Faceoff for tonight’s game will be 7:30 pm et/4:30 pm pacific – Lee, Vegashockey.net

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Special to Vegashockey.net

Athens, Ohio – It’s never easy to win on the road as #14-ranked UNLV found out the hard way against #5-ranked Ohio University at the Bird Arena on Friday night.

UNLV scored first to lead 1-0, Ohio scored to tie it 1-1, then Ohio scored to go ahead 2-1, then a UNLV goal was disallowed – offsides the officials said – UNLV goalie Ben Giesbrecht was pulled with 0:25 to play, then Ohio scored an empty-net goal with 0:13 left to win 3-1.

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Final Score – UNLV 1, Ohio University 3

//UNLV goal – Elijah Barriga – assists Chase Torontow, Jake Saxe

In 3rd period Ohio U took 2-1 lead, then an UNLV goal disallowed- offsides was called

With 0:25 to play UNLV goalie Ben Giesbrecht leaves the ice / Rebels on power play

With 0:13 left Ohio scores empty net goal

UNLV goalie – Ben Giesbrecht

Hockey: Ohio hopes to break out against new ACHA foe UNLV

Garrett Elmore pushes up the ice during Ohio’s game against Jamestown University on October 6, 2017. The Bobcats lost 3-2. (Blake Nissen | Photo Editor)

Athens – After an unlucky weekend during which Ohio got swept in consecutive regulation games for just the second time in the last two years, the Bobcats aren’t changing much in their game plan for a similar type of opponent this weekend.

Ohio will look to capitalize on its opportunities more frequently when it plays University of Nevada Las Vegas this weekend at Bird Arena.

It will be the first meeting between the two teams because UNLV entered the American Collegiate Hockey Association D1 this season

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Friday and Saturday start times – UNLV vs Ohio University at Bird Arena  – 7:30 pm et/4:30 pm pacific

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