Ice Hockey: MIT Hold Off Wild Third Period Rally From Eagles, 7-6
Cambridge, Mass. – MIT built a 4-1 lead after two periods and then held off a wild third period Daniel Webster rally to pin a 7-6 victory on the Eagles Tuesday night.
Six different players lit the lamp for the Eagles (8-6, 7-6 NECHA).
Trailing by three heading into the third, the Eagles (8-6, 7-6 NECHA) notched three straight to tie it, all within the first 5:10 of the period with scores coming from Chris Gordon (Groton, Mass.), Ricky Stuart and Kerri Bell, Jr. (Cape Coral, Fla.).
From there, it was a back-and forth game as MIT pulled back ahead 35 seconds after Bell's score. DWC tied it again on a Justin Chiulli (Saugus, Mass.) marker with 12:34 remaining but MIT pulled ahead to stay with goals 45 seconds apart with 9:47 and 9:02 remaining.
Ronnie Corcoran (Tyngsboro, Mass.) made it a 7-6 game with 4:06 to go but the Eagle's couldn't get the equalizer over the final minutes.
MIT finished with a 35-25 shots advantage. K.J. Monahan II (Nashua) took the loss.
Luis Rodriguez score for DWC in the first period.
The Eagles return home for two important NECHA Colonial North Division games beginning Saturday against WPI at 8:45 p.m. at Conway Arena and following with Lyndon State on Sunday at 8:00 p.m.