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Apologies for the tardiness of this post, but I was waiting on some of the official stats from ASU's statistician (much appreciated, Will). Don't worry, you didn't really miss anything, as the last ten minutes featured a lot of neutral zone play combined with dump and chase plays by both ASU and U of A. The Wildcats were simply outplayed down the stretch and couldn't muster any sustained pressure on the Sun Devil D. ASU finished off the Wildcats in a much closer yet decisive fashion, 4-1.

The official stats from the game:

1st Period

ASU Goal (PPG) - Colin Hekle - 9:06 remaining, (1-0 ASU)

UA Goal - Jason Effertz - 8:40 remaining (1-1 Tie)

2nd Period

ASU Goal - Kale Dolinski - 15:21 remaining (2-1 ASU)

ASU Goal - David Jantzie - 11:38 remaining (3-1 ASU)

3rd Period

ASU Goal (PPG) - Jordan Young - 15:40 remaining (4-1 ASU)

Shots: ASU - 32 : UA - 18

Goaltenders

(W) - Joe D'Elia - 17 Saves .944 SV%

(L) - Steven Sisler - 28 Saves .875 SV%

This win was ASU's 26th consecutive victory over their rivals to the South. The Wildcats will get a week's reprieve before traveling to Champaign to take on the University of Illinois. The Sun Devils will travel to Ames, Iowa to play a pair with Iowa State on October 5th and 6th.