Canisius advances to AHA Championship


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WIVB) – The 7th seed in the Atlantic Hockey tournament is heading to the title game, with Canisius knocking off top seed Mercyhurst tonight, winning 5-4 in double overtime.

Stephen Farrell ended the longest game in program history with a goal in the second OT, sending the Griffs into the AHA finals for the second year in a row.

Tony Capobianco had a career-high 58 saves to preserve the victory.

The Griffs will take on Robert Morris in Saturday’s finals at 7:05pm. Robert Morris topped Niagara in overtime tonight, winning 5-4 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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