Dan Fridgen Surpasses Mike Addesa's Victory Record as RPI Beats Mercyhurst
The Albany Times Union reports that RPI Men's Hockey Coach Dan Fridgen won the 187th victory of his RPI career as the Engineers rolled over Mercyhurst 5-0. With the victory, Fridgen passes Mike Addesa to become the winningest coach in the history of RPI hockey.
Andrew Martin had his first shutout in goal for RPI. Chris Hussey, Kevin Croxton, Alexander Valentin, Kirk MacDonald, and Kevin Broad each scored once.
RPI opens the ECAC Hockey League regular season next week at Houston Field House against Clarkson and St. Lawrence. Friday night will be the Black Friday game, where the Engineers' special black jerseys will be auctioned during the game. Also on Friday, Adam Oates will be honored on his induction into the Rensselaer Athletic Hall of Fame.