The Icers have been nearly perfect this season.
Penn State defeated Illinois 5-2 Saturday night in Champaign, Ill. to take the two-game series and improve its record to a perfect 3-0. The Icers have outscored opponents 28-3 in three games played.
After an 11-0 victory Friday night against the Fighting Illini, the Icers continued their dominance and recorded 39 shots on net.
Junior forward Dominic Morrone tallied a power play game at 17:14 to get the scoring started early for the Icers. Penn State extended its led to 3-0 after sophomore Taylor Holstrom and the other by Justin Kirchhevel found the back of the net.
After two periods of play, the Icers had a 5-1 advantage thanks to a goal by freshman forward Forrest Dell at 11:04 and sophomore forward Bryce Johnson about two minutes later.
Freshman goalie P.J. Musico faced 20 shots throughout three periods. Musico got the start after sophomore goalie Matt Madrazo’s shutout Friday night.
The Icers will be back in State College to take on Ohio University on Oct. 21 and 22 at the Ice pavilion.