CANTON, N.Y. — Michigan Tech’s Colin Murphy scored with 22.1 seconds to go in regulation time as Michigan Tech salvaged a 4-4 tie at St. Lawrence Saturday night.
The Huskies took three out of four points in the two-game weekend series, winning Friday’s game 7-1 and are 1-1-1 on the season. St. Lawrence is 1-2-1. The Saints had overcame a 3-1 deficit with two third-period goals to take their first lead of the weekend in Saturday’s game.
Michigan Tech opened the scoring with a shorthanded goal for the second straight night. Brett Engelhardt scored his third goal of the weekend off a feed from Bryan Perez with the game just 1:43 old. The Saints battled back to tie when Ryan Glenn scored on a rising wrist shot at 9:33 of the first period.
The Huskies took a 3-1 lead in the second period with goals just 48 seconds apart. Engelhardt scored his second of the game and fourth of the weekend at 13:06 and freshman Brandon Schwartz scored his first collegiate goal at 13:54. The Saints got one back when freshman T.J. Treveleyan scored his first college goal on a power play deflection over the shoulder of Huskie goalie Rick Cazares at 18:11 of the second.
The Saints stormed back to take a 4-3lead early in the third. Fifth-year senior Jack O’Brien scored his first of the year on a stuff-in at 5:19 and junior Dan Dupuis scored his first collegiate goal on a power play at 10:38.
The Huskies’ Murphy then forced overtime when he snapped a shot between Saint goalie Mike McKenna and the post after Michigan Tech pulled its goalie in favor of an extra attacker.
Neither team scored in the overtime period with McKenna making two overtime saves for a game total of 34 and Cazares one for a game total of 23.