Army Hockey Forces Overtime with Crusaders
Trailing 2-1 with 25 seconds left in regulation, Zach Evancho of the Army West Point hockey team scored a power play goal to force overtime against Holy Cross on Saturday night. The Black Knights and the Crusaders skated to a 2-2 draw, providing one point to the Cadets in league standings. Evancho had two points on the night after setting up the first goal and tallying the second score. The Black Knights scored on their first power play of the game four minutes into the second period. Evancho passed the puck into traffic in front of the net where Colin Bilek was waiting and took a shot. Dominic Franco came up with the rebound and scored with a between the legs shot 1:06 into the power play. Holy Cross tallied back-to-back even strength goals in the third period within 6:15 minutes to take a 2-1 lead. With 25 seconds remaining in regulation, Matt Berkovitz passed the puck along the blue line to Evancho who fired a shot from the right circle beating Erik Gordon to tie the game. The Black Knights closed out the overtime frame with the puck firing as many shots as possible including the final of the game, but things would end in a 2-2 tie. Read more.