Hope College ACHA hockey made a statement this past weekend as they traveled to Griff’s Ice House in Grand Rapids to face off against rival Calvin College. They played the Knights twice, once on Friday and once on Saturday. The Dutchmen saw nothing but victory last weekend, winning 6-2 in their first matchup against Calvin and 6-1 in the second matchup.
On Friday, Hope goalie Austin Kane (’20) had 11 saves, while Garret Gormley (’18) had two goals to lead Hope’s offense, aided by Peter Stewart’s (’19) contribution of three assists. Gormley was also instrumental in pushing Hope to an early 4-0 lead on Friday in the first period. The aggressive Dutchman offense outshot Calvin 55-22.
On Saturday, Steward had a goal and three assists to lead Hope’s offense and Kane proved consistent and steadfast with 20 saves. Congratulations to the Dutchmen on these exciting rivalry wins!