Yale leads Tigers 3-2 after one period

So much for that predicted defensive struggle. Yale leads No. 14 Colorado College 3-2 after one period.

Yale and Colorado College scored a combined three goals in 39 seconds to knot the nonconference game at 2-2 with 14:48 left in the opening period.

Yale took a 1-0 lead only 57 seconds into the contest when Antoine Laganiere skated across the face of the Tigers net to beat CC senior goalie Joe Howe.

CC would answer when a hard shot by senior Rylan Schwartz went off the Yale right post and then bounced back in off the senior forward’s left hip with 15:27 left. The ECAC member Bulldogs attacked quickly off the resulting faceoff, banging in the second rebound to make it 2-1 only 13 seconds later.

The Tiger tied it up 26 ticks later when defenseman Eamonn McDermott’s shot went off the boards and in off the back of Yale goalie Nick Maricic’s right skate as he slid over the cover the post with 14:48 left.

Yale took a 3-2 lead when defenseman Tommy Fallen popped free in front after xxxxx fell down alogn the boards with the puck under him. He righted himself and sent a pass out front to Fallen, who was unmarked while the Tigers looked for the puck.

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About paisleyhockey
I am the college hockey writer for the Colorado Springs Gazette focusing on the Atlantic Hockey Association, National Collegiate Hockey Conference and Western Collegiate Hockey Association.

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