Hamilton College Men’s Hockey Downs Salem State 4-3;Head Coach Phil Grady Notches 200TH Career Win

The Hamilton College Continentals men's hockey team pulled out a 4-3 overtime win at Salem State College in Salem, MA. The Hamilton victory was head coach Phil Grady's 200th career-win as the Continentals bench boss.

Senior forward Trevor MacArthur (Clifton Park, NY/Northwood Prep) registered one goal and two assists, including help on the game-winner by Tim Canfield (Canton, NY/Taft School) in overtime, to help improve Hamilton's record to 9-7-2.

Junior John Manley (Hyde Park, MA/Noble & Greenough School) also scored a goal and had an assist for the Continentals. Goalkeeper Scott Grenier (E. Taunton, MA/Gov. Dummer Academy) stopped 24 shots to preserve the victory.

Grady, in his 15th season as head coach of the Continentals, now boasts a career record of 200-150-17. He led Hamilton to its first championship last year, defeating Connecticut College, 2-1, in overtime to earn the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) East title.

Only one year earlier, Grady mentored the 1996-97 Continentals to a school-high 19 wins, which earned them a number one national ranking for the first time in program history.

Grady, a teacher of hockey for most of his life, stresses fundamentals and discipline in his coaching. A 1970 graduate of Norwich University, he served as an assistant coach at Dartmouth University before assuming his current role as head coach of the Continentals.

The Grady FileYear Record Pct. 1984-85 8-16-0 .333 1985-86 7-15-3 .340 1986-87 18-7-0 .720 ECAC Semifinals1987-88 13-10-0 .565 ECAC Quarterfinals1988-89 18-7-0 .720 ECAC Semifinals1989-90 13-11-1 .540 ECAC Quarterfinals1990-91 8-13-2 .3911991-92 9-13-2 .4001992-93 14-10-1 .580 ECAC Quarterfinals1993-94 17-7-1 .700 ECAC Semifinals1994-95 16-9-0 .640 ECAC Quarterfinals1995-96 15-11-1 .556 ECAC Finals1996-97 19-6-1 .750 ECAC Semifinals1997-98 16-8-3 .648 ECAC Champions1998-99 9-7-2 .556UP NEXT . . .

Feb. 13 vs. Skidmore 7 p.m.Feb. 19 vs. Connecticut College 7 p.m.Feb. 20 vs. Wesleyan 3 p.m.*The final three games of the regular season will be played at the Sage Ice Rink on the campus of Hamilton College in Clinton, NY.

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