It was a wild weekend in the ECAC as there was five overtime games. Quinnipiac defeated Colgate 4-3 on Friday night. St. Lawrence earned a 4-4 tie against Canisius also on Friday night.
Saturday, the remaining three OT games were even wilder. Henry Bowlby scored his second goal of the game with five seconds remaining in the extra session as Harvard defeated Union 4-3. It was Harvard’s only lead of the afternoon.
Up in Hanover, New Hampshire, Dartmouth College, jumped out to a 3-0 lead but needed to comeback to tie it up at five to force their game with Rensselaer into the extra session. Shane Sellar had the tying goal with 1:23 remaining in the game while Kevan Kilistoff had the game winner with 50 seconds remaining in overtime.
Down in Durham, New Hampshire, Brown scored four unanswered goals to earn a 4-4 tie with University of New Hampshire. Tyler Bird and Brent Beaudoin each had a goal and an assist for the Bears.
Colton Point doesn’t miss a beat; Fox gets some rest
Nearly 24 hours after winning a Gold Medal with Canada at the World Junior Championships, Colton Point returned to the Raiders’ net on Saturday evening where he stonewalled the Princeton Tigers with 37 saves in a 4-0 victory.
Its has been nearly a month since he was in Colgate’s net as he appeared in the contest against UConn on Dec. 8 where he allowed four goals in a 4-2 loss. He didn’t get much action while with Team Canada either in the past month in terms of game action. He only played 89 minutes in the games versus the CIS All-Stars during the Selection Camp. He only only appeared in one exhibition game where he played 40 minutes. He appeared in one game during the tournament making 20 saves in a 6-0 victory over Slovakia on Dec. 27.
He only missed one Colgate game while he was away and that was Friday’s game against Quinnipiac.
Adam Fox who played for Team USA didn’t suit up for Harvard on Saturday after winning a Bronze Medal Friday. Harvard coach Ted Donato said after the Union game because the minutes Fox logged at the World Juniors, he decided to give Fox the day off to recuperate.
St. Lawrence continues their unbeaten streak
After winning the Catamount Cup to start the second half the season, the Saints continued the momentum in a home series against Canisius. As mentioned above they skated to a 4-4 tie on Friday night.
Saturday night they earned their fourth victory of the season with a 4-1 victory to extend the unbeaten streak to four games
Mike Marnell has a six game point streak dating back to Dec. 8 against Clarkson. He has seven points in those six games. Joe Sullivan is riding a five game point streak dating back to Dec. 9.
St. Lawrence is still looking for their first victory in the ECAC and return to conference play this upcoming weekend as they travel to RPI on Friday and Union on Saturday night.