BRIDGEWATER, NJ - After a long layoff, the Ridge ice hockey team resumed its winning ways when it got back on the ice for the first time in 2017.

The Red Devils defeated Watchung Hills, 2-0, Friday night at Bridgewater Arena.

After a scoreless first period, Ridge (8-2-1) got on the board in the final minute of Period 2 when Ted Kapp scored with assists from Dan Knightly and Liam Tormey. John Vilade's goal with 4:19 left in the third period, with an assist by Brett Carey, gave the Red Devils an insurance goal.

Chris Ambrozy made 22 saves for Ridge, which outshot the Warriors, 31-22. Ridge is back on the ice Saturday night on the road against Hunterdon Central, which defeted Ridge on opening night.