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Freshman Laferriere's Goal with 1:24 Showing Lifts Chatham Ice Hockey over Randolph

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Freshman center Alex Laferriere's goal with 1:24 left broke a 3-3 tie for Chatham vs. Randolph Credits: TAP Chatham
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Sam Ortolani was credited with the assist on the winning goal for Chatham vs. Randolph on Thursday Credits: TAP Chatham
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Freshman David Andreychuk scored his first varsity goal for Chatham just 23 seconds into the first period vs. Randolph Credits: TAP Chatham
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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Freshman center Alex Laferriere's shot deflected off a defenseman's stick and into the goal with 1:24 left in the third period, lifting Chatham to a 4-3 ice hockey victory over Randolph on Thursday night at Mennen Sports Arena.

Laferriere's first career varsity goal broke a 3-3 tie for Chatham (2-0) and was set up on a pass from senior Sam Ortolani.

"Randolph is well coached and always plays tough against us," Chatham coach Brendon Herr said. "Our guys were prepared to match that intensity tonight. I thought both teams played extremely hard.

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"Again we were fortunate to have some puck luck on our side as the game-winning goal from Alex Laferriere went off of their defenseman's stick. We had solid goaltending again tonight as (Jamie) Boles made some key saves to get us out of jams. I thought our D zone play was much better tonight and our defense played a physical game. Madison will be another tough test on Saturday for us as we will prepare for that tomorrow."

William Zimmer's goal for Randolph (0-2) had tied the game at 3-3 with 6:20 to go in the third period.

The Cougars had taken a 1-0 lead just 23 seconds into the game on the first varsity goal by freshman Dave Andreychuk. Jeff Haley and Shay Black were each credited with an assist on the goal.

Thomas Winter scored later in the opening period to give Chatham a 2-0 lead. Evan Schmidt and Tanner Acone earned assists on the goal.

Randolph got goals from Jack Zimmer and Jacob Michaels in the second period to make it a 2-2 game before Schmidt regained the lead for Chatham at 3-2 in the third period by converting a pass from Black. Cougar goalie Boles ended with 19 saves.

Chatham meets Madison, 4:15 p.m. Saturday at Mennen Arena.

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