Hockey: Bethlehem wins Shaker/Colonie Tournament

Balanced attack leads Eagles past Jets in final

Bethlehem's offense also came through with a pair of insurance goals. Cameron Shepardson wristed one shot home with 9:38 left in the third period, and John Gosstola added an empty net goal with 9.1 seconds left.

"Hockey is a game of momentum, and you've got to stay focused and in control. And I think we were in control for the most part," said Rodrigue.

Cooley finished with 28 saves, while Shaker/Colonie netminders Zach Dignum and Kodi Riddell combined to stop 25 shots.

Both coaches said the weekend tournament gives them an idea of what their teams will have to work on before the start of the Capital District High School Hockey League season. For Bethlehem, it's working on technique, while Shaker/Colonie seeks to get more production from its offense.

"We need to work on taking care of the puck in the defensive zone," said Rodrigue. "We need to work on stick-to-stick passing. Everything needs to be hard. We need to play hard, work hard and pass the puck hard."

"I think we're going to have to score five to six goals a game in order to win," said Hudak. "I think we have the capability to do it. We just have to play to our capability."

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