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College hockey: Canisius-AIC, Niagara-Notre Dame at a glance

Canisius at American Intl.

7 p.m. tonight and Saturday

Last time out: Canisius rallied from a three-goal deficit for a 6-4 win at Army before being shut out, 3-0, to split with the Black Knights. The Griffs are 2-2 overall and 1-1 in Atlantic Hockey play.

About AIC: The Yellow Jackets (0-2-1 overall) picked up a tie then suffered a loss to Holy Cross in their Atlantic Hockey opening weekend. This is AIC’s home opener.

Trending: Junior Ralph Cuddemi scored his first collegiate hat trick last weekend, the 16th in Canisius history.

Stat check: The Griffs have given up a power-play goal in every game. AIC is tied for the best power play in the country at 40 percent (2 of 5).

Niagara at Notre Dame

7:35 p.m. tonight, 7:05 p.m. Saturday

Last time out: Niagara fell to 0-4 after losing a home-and-home Atlantic Hockey series with Robert Morris.

About Notre Dame: The Irish are 2-2 after sweeping Lake Superior State. They have 10 NHL draft picks on their roster.

Trending: Injuries are still the major story for Niagara with Isaac Kohls, TJ Sarcona, Vince Muto and Jackson Teichroeb among those still out.

Stat check: Niagara ranks last nationally in goals against (5.50) and scoring margin (minus-4.00).