February 17, 2003

Hynes, Abbott score in Cornell's 2-2 tie with Brown

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — In stark contrast to the team that seemed to capitalize on all its chances in scoring 14 goals against Dartmouth and Vermont last weekend, the No. 3 men’s hockey team (19-4-1, 14-2-1 ECAC) found the back of the net just twice in a 2-2 tie with Brown (10-10-3, 8-7-2) on Friday night. Brown goalie Yann Danis, who has struggled at various points this season, looked every bit like the goalie that was a preseason All-ECAC First Team selection, stopping 44 Cornell shots to earn the Bears a point.

“I thought he played well the whole night. I think a lot of chances, he made saves on,” Cornell head coach Mike Schafer ’86 said of Danis. “In overtime there, he made a couple of huge saves. He obviously was an All-American last year for a reason, and he played well tonight.”

The Red peppered Danis with seven shots in overtime, having several attempts come from point-blank range. The Bears netminder was up to the task on every occasion, however, stoning Cornell time and again in the extra session.

“We had a couple of good opportunities,” senior co-captain Stephen B