Bowdoin College 1, Connecticut College 1 Tie OT Chase Supplies Second Period Score while Gobbo Closes Out Rookie Season with 31 Saves for Camels

Bowdoin College 1, Connecticut College 1 Tie OT Chase Supplies Second Period Score while Gobbo Closes Out Rookie Season with 31 Saves for Camels

BRUNSWICK, Maine – Ronnie Leston's scored a second period power play goal to even the game for the Bowdoin men's ice hockey game as the Polar Bears skated to their first tie of the season in a 1-1 overtime final against Connecticut College.

The Polar Bears end the regular season at 8-15-1 (5-12-1 NESCAC). The Camels season ends at 4-16-3 (2-13-3 NESCAC). 

Game Highlights

·      Connecticut College got on the board 4:11 into the second period off a solo effort by Dylan Chase. Chase picked the puck up in Bowdoin's zone and fired off a shot from the high slot towards Peter Cronin. The puck went five-hole on Cronin to give the Camels a 1-0 lead.

·      Bowdoin responded with a power play tally in the final 1:05 of the second period. Brendan Conroy fed Matthew Lison at the point who fired off a shot on net. Avery Gobbo turned away the initial bid, but Lestan scooped up the rebound to put back an equalizer.

·      With four minutes remaining in the game, Ryan Mowery earned a one-on-one with Cronin but the goalie stonewalled the attempt.

·      In the waning minutes of the game Camil Blanchet skated towards Gobbo for an opportunity but saw his shot turned away.

·      The duo faced off again in the final seconds of overtime, with Gobbo making the biggest save of the game on a breakaway by Blanchet.

 

By the Numbers

·      Gobbo ended the day with 31 saves in net for the Camels.

·      Cronin had 26 stops for the Polar Bears.

·      Bowdoin went 1-for-3 on the power play while holding Connecticut College to 0-for-4.