HAMILTON Colgate University scored two power-play goals in the first six minutes of the game and went on to hold off St. Lawrence University, 2-1 to win Game 1 of an ECAC Hockey quarterfinal playoff series on Friday night at Starr Rink.
Tyson Spink scored a man-advantage goal 2:29 into the game for the 17th-ranked and second-seeded Raiders (18-12-5) and then set up Kevin Loughs power-play tally at 5:09.
Goalie Charlie Finn made 23 saves for Colgate, which can close out the best-of-3 series with a victory at 7 tonight.
Justin Baker scored a goal at 14:20 of the third period for the eighth-seeded Saints (15-18-4).
Goalie Matt Weninger stopped 29 of 31 shots for St. Lawrence.