Hello everybody! I'm Stefan Morrone, one of the sports editors at the Ryersonian. Tonight I'm going to be live-blogging the Ryerson Rams women's home opener. The puck drops at 7:30, so feel free to follow along!
The game has now begun! Let's go Rams!
Good start for the Rams. 4 minutes in and good pressure by the girls.
Penalty for Shilton of Guelph for tripping at 4:08
Great effort by the Rams results in a good scoring chance, but the puck is stopped.
halfway through the period and both teams have had a few good scoring chances
Ryerson penalty for Sabine at 11:55. Two minutes for head contact
Guelph powerplay goal- 13:09 scored by Jessica Pinkerton. Score is now 1-0 Guelph
Rams get the answering goal!!! 1-1!
Ryerson goal- #20 Emma Rutherford, assisted by Alex Rodriguez at 16:47 of the first.
Rams with another good scoring chance! The crowd is left gasping, but nothing comes of it. Rams forced back into their own zone to defend
End of the first period. Score tied at 1-1. Goal scorers were Pinkerton for Guelph and Rurherford for Ryerson.
Shots: Ryerson 14, Guelph 9
Second period about to get underway
The puck has now dropped on the second period!
Guelph with another good scoring chance with a puck that goes over Armstrong, but just wide of the twine
Ryerson penalty to Melissa Wronzberg at 2:41, 2 minutes for hooking
Guelph penalty as well, both teams playing 4-on-4 right now
Guelph goal #8 Kelly Gribbons at 5:54
BIG hit on Rams #20 Rutherford by Mora leaves the fans gasping and the Rams on the power play.
Ryerson penalty 9:49 to Emily Marks for holding
Guelph goal by #24 Kaitlyn Lowy at 10:33
Both teams battling hard here, its a pretty back and forth game right now
Gryphons penalty at 15:52 for Leigh Shilton
End of the second period. Score is 3-1 guelph
Puck has dropped on the third period
Early in the period Rams are pushing, they look determined
Ryerson penalty to Jessica Hartwick at 2:04, 2 minutes for hooking
Big diving save by Armstrong on a Guelph chance!
Another big save by Armstrong denies Guelph off the rush
Ryerson penalty at 7:11 to #9 Stephanie Chiste, 2 minutes for bodychecking
Scramble in front of the crease, but the Rams get the puck away from the net. They have a bit of trouble keeping the Gryphons out
Midway through thr third period. Just 10 minutes left for the Rams to make something happen and try to tie this game.
Tripping penalty for Gryphons Rachael Cassidy tripping 14:32
Ryerson penalty at 16:20 to Claire Sabine, 2 minutes for holding
A shot from Guelph rings off the iron!
Last minute of the game. Rams have been fighting hard but just couldnt put one in
And the game is over. Final score: Guelph 3-Ryerson 1. The Rams are back in action this Friday October 17 against Brock. Thanks for tuning in! I'm Stefan Morrone from the Ryersonian. Have a great night and Go Rams Go!!