CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (KMOV) -- In CSCHL hockey, Illinois defeated Eastern Michigan 3-0 Friday night at the Illinois Ice Arena.
The Illini (15-2) scored a goal in each period to drop the Eagles in the first game of a two-game series.
Jordan Pringle put Illinois on the board 1-0 in the first period and Matt Jennings added Illinois' second goal in the following period.
Daniel Cohen recorded two assists and Tom Connell registered Illinois' final goal.
Mike Burda turned away all 23 shots by Easter Michigan.
Illinois was 0-6 on power plays and tallied 46 shots.
Note: Adam Musto is a journalism student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.