HOUGHTON, Mich. – Michigan Tech and Lake Superior State skated to a 2-2 tie Friday night on the John MacInnes Pupil Ice Area. The Lakers earned the additional CCHA level with a shootout win after additional time.
“I believed it was a reasonably good hockey sport,” Tech coach Joe Shawhan mentioned. “They made performs once they needed to and we did not. That is what veteran groups do.”
After a scoreless first interval, the groups mixed for 3 objectives within the second. Ryland Mosley was credited along with his team-leading fourth of the season 1:28 after intermission. His shot was saved by LSSU goaltender Ethan Langenegger however a Lake defenseman whacked it in.
LSSU (1-6-2, 0-2-1 CCHA) shortly tied it up solely 46 seconds afterward a objective by Dawson Tritt from Jordan Venegoni and Jake Willets.
The Huskies had 8:00 of energy play within the second, together with a full 4:00 energy play however could not capitalize.
Jed Pietila put the Huskies again in entrance along with his first collegiate objective with solely 67 seconds left within the second. Jack Works discovered Pietila open within the slot and he ripped a shot excessive over the blocker of the goaltender. Tyrone Bronte additionally assisted on the play.
“It feels good to get a objective, however it will be a heck of lots higher if we might’ve received,” Pietila mentioned. “I have been in a position to get some confidence as I proceed to play. I believe if we will play a full 60 minutes like we did within the first interval then we might be high quality tomorrow.”
Timo Bakos tied the sport with 5:56 left in regulation after ending off a centering free of Jake Willets. Jack Jeffers additionally assisted on the play.
Arvid Caderoth had an incredible likelihood at a go-ahead objective with 4:45 left, however Langenegger was there for a sprawling pad save.
Tristan Ashbrook had the very best likelihood within the additional time with a drive throughout the slot. He was in a position to settle a bouncing puck for the one shot on objective within the further session, however it was saved
Ashbrook scored the lone shootout objective for the Huskies. Louis Boudon discovered the again of the web within the second spherical, and Logan Jenuwine sealed the shootout win within the third.
Tech dominated in pictures 42-21, together with a 15-4 benefit within the first interval. Blake Pietila had 19 saves and Langenegger completed with 40.
The groups will wrap up the CCHA sequence at 6:07 p.m. Saturday. Former hockey Husky Pat Mikesch was inducted into the Michigan Tech Sports activities Corridor of Fame on Friday and might be acknowledged in the course of the first intermission with the remainder of the Class of 2022.