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Canisius-Niagara hockey at a glance

Canisius at Niagara

7:05 p.m. Thursday and Saturday at Dwyer Arena.

About Canisius: The Griffs are on a five-game unbeaten streak and at 9-4-5 sit in second place in Atlantic Hockey. They are coming off a tie and a shutout win over Bentley at HarborCenter.

About Niagara: The Purple Eagles are just 3-17-2 on the season and in last place in Atlantic Hockey. They are on a 0-8-2 skid but their last four conference games included a pair of one-goal losses and two overtime games.

Trending: Canisius is winless in its last five trips to Lewiston, going 0-3-2. Their last win at Dwyer was a 6-3 decision in the first round of the Atlantic Hockey playoffs in 2011.

Stat check: Mitch McCrank (6 assists) and Tyler Wiseman (5 goals, 1 assist) lead Canisius with six career points against Niagara. Meanwhile, Hugo Turcotte leads the Purple Eagles with 5 points (2 goals, 3 assists) in seven career games against Canisius.

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