Captains Lead the Way in Thrilling Hockey OT Victory
With 1.7 seconds remaining in overtime, Dalton MacAfee scored the game-winning goal to lift the Army West Point hockey team to victory over Mercyhurst Saturday night. Down by one with 1:14 remaining, a goal by Zach Evancho forced the extra time and poised the Black Knights for the victory. Matt Penta earned his first collegiate win in net. For the third time this season, Army and Mercyhurst played an overtime game. The Black Knights went 3-0-1 against the Lakers this season. This was the second overtime victory over Mercyhurst this year, the last coming in October. Penta picked up his first collegiate win, turning aside 24 shots. MacAfee netted just the second game-winner in his career tonight. The firstie captain finished the night with a goal and an assist for his 10th multi-point game this year alone and 15th in his career. MacAfee boasts five scores in 2018-19 and 23 helpers. He leads the Black Knights with 28 points. Evancho forced extra time for the second time in six games. The cow scored with a little over a minute to go in regulation and earned the primary assist on the game-winner. Read more.