Kimmel Picks Up 1st Career ACHA Shutout as Wildcats Beat Oregon
November 20, 2021
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Tucson Ariz.- University of Arizona Wildcat Hockey defeated the University of Oregon 4-0 on Saturday night in front of almost 1500 fans at the TCC. The Wildcats now hold a seven game winning streak, and are a perfect 7-0 on home ice. Freshman goaltender Rhett Kimmel picked up his first career ACHA shutout stopping all 15 of the shots he faced. Wildcats captain, Anthony Cusanelli, stayed hot picking up two more assists to give him six points in his last three games. Defensemen, John Shivley, picked up his first ACHA goal in the win.
When asked about the atmosphere of crowd coach, Chad Berman, said “Our crowds have been awesome this year, it’s been a lot of fun having everyone out. We want to keep winning and we want to keep winning for you.”
Following the Thanksgiving break the Cats will be at home to take on rival Arizona State on December 3rd and 4th at 7:30pm. The Cactus Cup packages are available for purchase now; this package includes 1 ticket to all 6 Arizona vs. ASU games for one low price of $84. Save 13% on your Cactus Cup tickets by purchasing this package.
The Wildcats and ASU have each won a game in the Cactus Cup series so far, but the Wildcats outscored ASU 6-4 in the two games. Fans in attendance on Friday, December 3rd, can enjoy a food special of vodka Jell-o shots and a cheesy baked potato for $6. Fans in attendance on Saturday, December 4th, will get to celebrate the jersey retiring of Arizona great, Jeremy Goltz, and food specials which include; Kilt Lifter brats and a dirty Shirley for $6.
Bear Down, and Rise Up!
UA Hockey home game tickets are available at the TCC box office or by calling 791-4101 option #1.
GAME MEDIA: All Arizona Hockey home games are available through a FREE broadcast at the team's YouTube video channel, and simulcast at the team's Facebook page. The broadcasts start 15 minutes before game time, and are seen at www.youtube.com/UAhockey and www.facebook.com/ArizonaHockey