The No. 1 Penn State Icers improved to 18-3-1 in impressive fashion with an 8-0 win over No. 23 West Virginia.
A penalty-free first period led to the Icers taking a two-goal lead. Later, with 13:50 remaining in the second period, Michael Longo broke the game open with two goals in a span of 30 seconds.
Longo and Tommy Olczyk led Penn State with two goals apiece and goalie PJ Musico recorded a shutout with 17 saves.
The Icers scored one goal on four power play opportunities and killed both penalties they faced in the game.
Following the game, senior defenseman Dan Loucks was named captain of the team for the remainder of the season. The Icers had been rotating seniors for the captain role this season prior to Loucks being named.