#12/13 Hockey Skates to 2-2 Draw at #10/8 UW-Stevens Point

#12/13 Hockey Skates to 2-2 Draw at #10/8 UW-Stevens Point

STEVENS POINT, Wisconsin – Senior Clint Garris scored the equalizer to force overtime as the No. 12/13 MSOE hockey team skated to a 2-2 draw with No. 10/8 UW-Stevens Point Friday night at KB Willett Arena on the opening day of the Holiday Tournament presented by Ascension.

The Raiders (5-1-1) and Pointers (5-3-1) advanced to a shootout to determine Saturday's opponents, with UWSP advancing 1-0 to the title game against Aurora. MSOE takes on UW-Stout in the consolation at 3:30 p.m.

Senior Brett Wagner opened the game's scoring at 7:43 of the second period, netting a goal off assists from the defensive line of senior Zach Simpson and sophomore Nick Redmon.

Stevens Points got back in the game quickly in the third period, leveling the score just 2:19 into the frame. The home team then pulled ahead at 2-1 at the 11:41 mark.

The Raiders tied the score with a power play goal with just 3:54 remaining. Senior Clint Garris lit the lamp for the equalizer off assists from senior James Ring and junior Matthew Romund.

Freshman Rock Boynton made his second-straight start in goal, making 42 saves on the night. He also stopped four shots in the five-minute overtime period to keep the score tied and see out the game's draw.

Stevens Point outshot MSOE 44-20 on the night. Both teams were whistled for four penalties, creating four power plays each way. The Red & White netted the lone power play goal in the game.