After scoring three goals in under three minutes, the Army West Point hockey team completed its sweep of Mercyhurst in the Atlantic Hockey First Round with a convincing 5-1 victory over the Lakers on Saturday. The Lakers tallied the first score of the night, but five unanswered by Army pushed the team past the higher-seeded opponent. Army went 5-0-1 against Mercyhurst this season. Heading into the year, the Black Knights had only won one contest at the Mercyhurst Ice Center. This season, the Cadets went 4-0 on the road. Mason Krueger and Brendan Soucie led the team with three points apiece. Mercyhurst scored the opening goal of the night 11:43 into the action on the man advantage. The Black Knights answered back exactly two minutes later with a power play goal of their own. Alex Wilkinson controlled a pass along the perimeter working the puck to Dalton MacAfee along the blue line. MacAfee fired a shot and Dominic Franco was waiting on the doorstep to jam the puck home for the score. The goal was scored 31 seconds into the power play. Read more.