Quinnipiac Edges Union

Mar 13, 2015

Hamden, CT - Alex Barron (Glendora, California) scored just under seven minutes into the third overtime as nationally-ranked No. 11 Quinnipiac stormed back from a two-goal deficit to defeat Union, 4-3, in the first game of a best-of-three ECAC Hockey Tournament Quarterfinals series at High Point Solutions Arena in Hamden, Conn.Quinnipiac trailed 3-1 late in the third before Sam Anas (Potomac, Maryland) scored twice in less than a minute, with less than two minutes to play, to force overtime. The game ended when Dan Federico (Acton, Massachusetts) sent the puck on net where Barron tipped it from the slot past Union goalie Colin Stevens to complete the come-back. The game, which last 106:32, is now the 12th longest game in NCAA Division I men's ice hockey history. The Bobcats improve to 8-2 all-time in overtime in the ECAC Hockey tournament and 3-0 against Union in overtime in the league tournament. Devon Toews (Abbotsford, British Columbia) had two assists while Tim Clifton (Matawan, New Jersey) scored Quinnipiac's first goal. In net, Michael Garteig (Prince George, British Columbia) recorded 31 saves in 105:08 in goal for his 21st win of the year and 45th of his career. Matthew Peca (Petawawa, Ontario) also became the fourth player in Quinnipiac history to reach the 100-assist mark in the Bobcats' win.