Quinnipiac Skates To Tie At Harvard

Quinnipiac Skates To Tie At Harvard

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts – Quinnipiac men's ice hockey skated to a 2-2 tie against Harvard in an ECAC Hockey matchup at Bright-Landry Hockey Center in Cambridge, Mass. With the tie, Quinnipiac moves to 8-12-3 overall and 4-7-2 in ECAC Hockey while Harvard goes to 8-6-3 overall and 7-3-1 in league play.

Chase Priskie (Pembroke Pines, Florida) and Bo Pieper(Roseville, Minnesota) scored for Quinnipiac, while Priskie also added an assist. Odeen Tufto (Chaska, Minnesota) had two assists in the game while freshman Keith Petruzzelli (Wilbraham, Massachusetts) stopped 30 of Harvard's 32 shots on goal in the tie.

SCORE
Quinnipiac, 2 | Harvard, 2 (OT)

RECORDS
Quinnipiac (8-12-3, 4-7-2 ECAC Hockey) | Harvard (8-6-3, 7-3-2 ECAC Hockey)

SCORING SUMMARY

  • 12:29, 1st (Quinnipiac 1, Harvard 0): On the power play, Chase Priskie (Pembroke Pines, Florida) took a cross-ice pass from Odeen Tufto (Chaska, Minnesota) and one-timed a shot on goal. Harvard goalie Merrick Madsen stopped Priskie's shot from the point, but Bo Pieper (Roseville, Minensota) was waiting on the doorstep for the rebound and goal.
  • 6:43, 2nd (Harvard 1, Quinnipiac 1): Jack Badini scored his sixth of the season to tie it in the second period. Nathan Krusko took a pass from Adam Baughman and carried the puck into the face-off circle to the right of Quinnipiac goalie Keith Petruzzelli and dropped a pass back to Badini. Badini's wrister found space between several bodies in front of the Quinnipiac goal and beat Petruzzelli to the far post to tie the game.
  • 18:28, 2nd (Quinnipiac 2, Harvard 1): The Bobcats scored on the power play for the second time when Priskie one-timed a pass from Brogan Rafferty (Dundee, Illinois) past Madsen to push Quinnipiac's lead back to a goal, 2-1, late in the period. Tufto also picked up his second point of the game.
  • 16:33, 2nd (Harvard 2, Quinnipiac 2): Ryan Donato popped in his 17th of the season late in regulation to tie the game at 2-2. John Marino got the puck to Michael Floodstrand, who slid a pass through the crease to Donato on the back door.

NOTES

  • Quinnipiac ended a drought of eight games, and 32 opportunities, with its first power-play goal since Nov. 28, 2017 in the first period.Quinnipiac finished the day 2-for-3 with a man advantage.
  • Pieper's goal was his sixth of the season and his fourth in his last seven games.
  • Tufto's assist on Pieper's power-play goal was his team-leading 19th of the season, which also leads all NCAA Division I freshmen.
  • Tufto's assist on Priskie's goal also gave him his ninth multiple-point of the season, the most among all NCAA Division I freshmen.
  • The last Quinnipiac freshman to record nine multiple-point games in his first season was Sam Anas (13) in 2013-14.
  • Priskie's goal was his first since Nov. 17, 2017 against Brown, which was also the last time he had a two-point game. It was also Priskie's team-leading fourth power-play goal of the season.
  • Making his first start since Nov. 25, freshman goalie Keith Petruzzelli (Wilbraham, Massachusetts) stopped 30 of Harvard's 32 shots-on-goal.
  • Quinnipiac is now 3-1-3 in seven overtime games this season.

UPCOMING GAMES
Quinnipiac will travel West on Jan. 19-20 to face Arizona State in a two-game series in Tempe, Arizona.