Firsties Lead Charge in Hockey Comeback Effort
Down 3-2 with nine minutes remaining, the Army West Point hockey team rallied back to force a 3-3 tie with Bentley on senior night. Dalton MacAfee netted the game-tying score forcing the extra time. The Black Knights killed off a lengthy 5-on-3 to preserve the tie.
Prior to the game, Army honored its five seniors; Trevor Fidler, Tipper Higgins, MacAfee, Ian Mansfield and Taylor Maruya. The Black Knights outshot the Falcons for the second night in a row, 30-19. Army closes out its home slate with a 4-8-3 record at Tate Rink for the 2018-19 campaign. The nation's sixth-best team on the man-advantage recorded its 34th powerplay goal of the season. The Black Knights' have the fourth-most powerplay tallies in the nation behind No. 4 Minnesota State (38), No. 5 Quinnipiac (37) and No. 2 UMass (36). Krueger potted his seventh and eighth goals of the season in his first multi-goal effort. The sophomore has tallied 10 career goals and 19 points. It marked the first time this season Krueger has scored in three consecutive games. He added his third powerplay goal of the season. Read more.