With four minutes to go in the first, we’ve got a live one. Sure, the score is still 1-1, but it’s becoming clear that these teams are feeding off something other than the swirling void encircling the ice.
BC frosh Paul Carey somehow found a way to pick up the puck behind Carroll’s net, drop the puck a foot off the boards so he could flatten an onrushing Crimson, then pick it up again for a quick pass. Good for him, it was fun to see.
On the other hand, two Cantabs just nailed what appeared to be Kyle Kucharski in front of the Harvard bench. Matt McCollem took a boarding call for his troubles, much to Donato’s audible disagreement.
2:00 and ticking, 1:19 to go on the BC PP.