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Chatham Ice Hockey Gives Coach First Victory, 6-0, Over Pequannock

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Brendon Herr picked up his first victory as the Chatham ice hockey coach Credits: TAP Chatham
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Freshman goalie Jake Brown earned the shutout in his first varsity start for Chatham Credits: TAP Chatham
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Freshman Kieran Kraus scored a short-handed goal for Chatham Credits: TAP Chatham
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Sam Ortolani scored a short-handed goal for Chatham in the first period Credits: TAP Chatham
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Greg Slamm scored in the second period for Chatham Credits: TAP Chatham
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Billy Pyhel netted a short-handed goal for Chatham Credits: TAP Chatham
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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Sam Ortolani and Kieran Kraus each scored a short-handed goal less than a minute apart in the first period, sparking Chatham to a 6-0 ice hockey victory over Pequannock on Saturday at Mennen Sports Arena.

The victory for Chatham (1-3) marked the first for Brendon Herr as the Cougar coach.

Michael Nall and Kraus were each credited with an assist on Ortolani's goal 8:27 into the game. Kraus scored his short-handed goal just 55 seconds later. Billy Pyhel and Thomas Winter earned assists on the goal.

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In the second period, Ryan Barnett scored off a pass from Austin Pierce to make it 3-0 before Pyhel connected for a short-handed goal, Chatham's third of the game.

"Our penalty kill was instrumental in the win today," Herr said. "Five on five we played a more simple game and focused on getting pucks deep and using a strong forecheck to create turnovers and continue to work the puck below the dots. Our defense did a good job at getting pucks on net and, as a team, we made a stronger commitment to defensive zone coverage."

Greg Slamm's goal with 34 seconds to go in the second period staked Chatham to a 5-0 advantage. Andrew Schmidt netted the final goal for the Cougars in the third period. Mark McNally and Jeff Haley each had an assist.

Freshman goalie Jake Brown made 11 saves in shutting out Pequannock (0-4).

"It was Jake Browns first start and he made key saves to help lead us to our first win of the season," Herr said.

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