Huskies Back In Seattle For One Game
SEATTLE - The #7 Washington Huskies return home after splitting two road games last week. Washington will host California this week, playing the Golden Bears on the Pac-12 Network on Saturday, April 3 at 1:00 pm.
Last week, Washington beat #3 Oregon State 2-1 in Corvallis, making it back-to-back wins over top-five teams for the first time in Husky history. The Huskies then headed to San Diego, falling 0-2 to San Diego State for just their second loss of the season.
The Huskies are 5-1-0 at home this year, with the only loss coming against Oregon State in February. Washington has allowed four total goals at home this year, recording four shutouts.
Washington has won three of its last four home games against Cal, with the only loss coming last season. A win would give the Huskies their fifth sweep of the season series with Cal under coach Jamie Clark.
Since starting the season with no points in the first three games, Charlie Ostrem has eight points in the last seven. Ostrem's eight points this year have tripled his career total. He has assisted on all of Washington's last three goals. Ostrem now has eight points in his last seven games, with at least one assist in five of those games. His six assists this year are already the most assists by a Husky defender since Justin Schmidt had seven in 2014.
Washington's defenders have combined for five goals and ten assists this year. A Washington defender has been involved in 11 of Washington's 21 non-PK goals so far this season, including five of Washington's last six goals.
Dylan Teves is third in the Pac-12 and 16th in the country in scoring with 14 points. Teves needs one point to reach the 15-point mark: Washington has had at least one player record 15 points in four straight years and nine of the last ten years.
In games not against San Diego State, Washington has a 0.38 GAA, allowing only three goals in those eight games. Only one non-SDSU team has scored multiple goals against Washington: Oregon State. Washington has not allowed three goals in a game since a 2-3 loss to Cal last November, a stretch of 15 games.
Sam Fowler is now 9th in the nation in GAA (min. 9 games). Fowler has six shutouts already this year: one more would match his total from his freshman year, matching the eighth-most ever in a single season at UW. His next shutout will give him 14 in his career, the most by a Husky keeper since Ryan Herman recorded his 18th in 2015.
Only two opponents have recorded 5+ shots on goal against Washington this year: #2 Stanford and #3 Oregon State, both in Husky wins. Stanford is the only opponent to have more shots on goal than the Huskies so far this year, outshooting Washington 6-5. Washington holds a 76-30 SOG advantage this season.
The Huskies have had 10+ shots in all but two games this year and have yet to record fewer than eight shots in a game. Only two Husky opponents, Seattle U and #3 Oregon State, have managed to break the double-digit mark in shots in a game. Three opponents have had fewer than five shots.
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