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Senior defenseman Sam Gazzola is congratulated Thursday by freshman forward Saha Choporov after scoring a goal to put Woodbury up 2-0 on Stillwater. Bulletin photo by Mike Longaecker
Senior defenseman Sam Gazzola is congratulated Thursday by freshman forward Saha Choporov after scoring a goal to put Woodbury up 2-0 on Stillwater. Bulletin photo by Mike Longaecker

Woodbury boys hockey: Royals snap 27-game SEC winless streak with win over Stillwater

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Woodbury Minnesota 8420 City Centre Drive 55125

The monkey is off their back.

The Woodbury boys hockey team on Thursday snapped a conference winless streak that had stretched back to December 2011 with a shutout victory over Stillwater.

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The Royals won 4-0 in the home game at Bielenberg Ice Arena and improved their overall record to 6-9-3 and their Suburban East Conference record to 1-8-3.

Woodbury entered the game riding a 27-game winless streak in the SEC. Until Thursday, the last time the Royals had defeated a conference opponent was on Dec. 8, 2011, when they beat Cretin-Derham Hall.

Senior goaltender Evan Broadbent recorded the shutout against Stillwater, stopping all 48 shots he faced.

Four different Royals players scored Thursday: seniors Ford Pendleton, Sam Gazzola, Dan Armstrong and sophomore Hayden Shaw.

Look for more on the win in the Jan. 30 print edition.

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