Syracuse had their share of ups and downs last weekend in Foxboro as they competed in Round One of the the Playoffs. Ultimately, the Mountain Men achieved their goal - earning their way to the USPHL Empire Final Four.
On Friday, the boys took on their Thruway rival, Rochester Jr. Americans. After a rocky start, and racking up 5 penalties in the second period, Syracuse finally finished the job, edging Rochester 3-2.
Day two started off with a big loss to NJ Hitmen, with a final score of 4-3. Second game of the day, featured Syracuse getting back their mojo with a 7-1 win over the Boston Jr. Bruins.
In the crossover, Syracuse faced the Jersey Shore Whalers. Two weeks earlier, the MH Men lost a hard fought battle to the Whalers, in a 3-2 Shootout decision. The guys found themselves down 4-2 after the second. After a crazy 3rd period, the Mountain Men emerged victorious with a 6-4 win, and the team is Beantown Bound!
The Beantown begins on Wednesday 3/11 and the boys will be taking on th
e NY Aviators, Atlanta Jr. Knights and Florida Jr. Blades. Stay tuned to Mountainhockey.net for all the action and updates.