Hockey briefs: Maroons, Golden Hawks, DeBrouwer, Isaac

The Chatham Maroons ask fans to donate new pairs of adult socks at Sunday's game.

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Maroons ask fans to donate socks

The Chatham Maroons ask fans to donate new pairs of adult socks at Sunday’s game.

The Maroons and the United Way of Chatham-Kent want to collect 200 pairs as part of the Winter Warmth program.

Care packages will be given to homeless and at-risk people in Chatham-Kent. The packages will include hygiene items, food, socks, blankets, hats, mitts and scarves.

The Maroons will host the St. Marys Lincolns at 7 p.m. at Chatham Memorial Arena.

Szymanski, Haines fuel Hawks’ win

Rachel Szymanski scored twice and Avery Haines had the shutout in the Chatham-Kent Golden Hawks’ 4-0 win over the Ursuline Lancers in the LKSSAA South Division girls’ hockey opener Thursday at Thames Campus Arena.

Riley Bentley and Brenna Dittmer also scored. Lindsay St. Germain had two assists.

DeBrouwer rides unbeaten streak

Sophomore goalie Evan DeBrouwer of Blenheim is on a five-game unbeaten streak (3-0-2) for the Arizona State Sun Devils, who are ranked No. 16 in NCAA Division I men’s hockey.


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DeBrouwer has allowed only six goals during his streak while posting a .960 save percentage.

He made a career-high 44 saves in a 2-2 tie with then-No. 4 Denver last Saturday in Glendale, Ariz.

He made 33 saves as Arizona State beat Denver 4-1 last Friday for the biggest win in program history.

DeBrouwer is 7-4-2 overall. His 2.10 GAA and .930 save percentage rank in the top 20 in the NCAA.

Arizona State (8-4-2) will visit No. 18 Michigan State on Saturday and Sunday in East Lansing, Mich.

Isaac on blue-line with No. 4 Cornell

Freshman blue-liner Kaitlyn Isaac of Wallaceburg has played 11 games with the Cornell Big Red, who are ranked No. 4 in NCAA Division I women’s hockey with an 11-1-1 record.

Isaac has no points and a plus-one rating.

The Wallaceburg District Secondary School graduate has helped Cornell allow only 11 goals all season and post four shutouts.

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