MORRISTOWN, NJ - Senior Ryan Barnett scored two goals and was credited with two assists in powering Chatham to an 8-2 ice hockey victory over Madison on Wednesday at Mennen Sports Arena.
Sophomore Brendan Darby netted two straight goals for Chatham (8-8-1) in the second period, staking the Cougars to a 4-2 lead. Darby's power-play goal broke a 2-2 tie and was set up by Barnett and Austin Pierce. Barnett then earned the assist on the second goal by Darby.
Chatham broke open the game with four goals in the third period, one each by Andrew Schmidt, Barnett, Sam Ortolani and Jack O'Neil. Schmidt scored his first goal of the game in the second period.
Michael Gleason's goal in the first period gave Madison (10-7-1) a 1-0 lead before Barnett's power-play goal tied the score with 13 seconds left in the opening period. Darby and Pierce were credited with assists on the goal.
Aaron Willsea's goal in the second period tied it at 2-2 for the Dodgers before Darby connected for his consecutive tallies.