Bobcats Down Knights In OT; League Game Today
For the second straight night Clarkson and Quinnipiac went to overtime, this time, the Bobcats were able to get the win 4-3, setting up tomorrow as a big game for league points.
Quinnipiac was able to pull within one at 15:27 of the second period and it remained 2-1 into the third period of play.
In the third, the Knights took a 3-1 lead when Alex Campbell centered it to Anthony Romano, who banged it home at 3:32 of the period. The lead didn't last long though, as Quinnipiac scored less then :30 seconds later. The Bobcats tied the game midway thru the third. Senior goaltender, Kris Oldham, made a huge glove save late in the third on Skyler Brind'Amour to keep it tied at 3.
In the OT, the teams traded possessions but at 2:29 of OT, Desi Burgart scored his second of the game to give the Bobcats the win. Jayden Lee, who scored the opening goal of the game, assisted on the golden goal. Ethan deJong also scored for the Bobcats who received 18 saves from Keith Petruzelli.
Kris Oldham was busy and outstanding in net for the Knights as he faced 47 shots, making 43 saves, a season high for a Clarkson goalie this season.
The Knights were 0 for 3 with the man advantage and gave up 1 goal on 4 chances on the penalty kill.
7-4-1 teams will be back at it Sunday afternoon for a 4 pm game to wrap up the series.