Lake Erie holds off Texas 3-2. Captain David Van der Gulik opened the scoring with his seventh goal of the season. Luke Walker (8) gave the Monsters a 2-0 lead by the end of the first period. Lake Erie held a 2-1 lead heading into the final frame when Ryan Stoa notched his 16th goal of the season.
The Stars were only able to beat Jason Bacashihua once in the third period. He finished the game with 32 saves. Van der Gulik, Stoa and Bacashihua were named the three stars of the game. The Monsters have won three of their last four games and have moved into second place of the North Division.
Beanpot (Boston, MA)
Third Place Game
Harvard edges Boston University 3-2. The Crimson was out shot 49-29. The Terriers striked three times on the power play, while Harvard was 0-4. Kieran Millan took the loss in net as he and his club fell to 14-9-7. Harvard had only four wins on the season entering the game.
Boston College trips up Northeastern in overtime 7-6. The Eagles had a 46-27 shot advantage. Each club scored twice with the man advantage. Paul Carey did not factor in on any of the Eagles goals, but did fire three shots on goal. The Eagles are currently ranked as the number one team in the nation.