Harvard earned a 3-3 tie at rival Yale on Saturday night. (Gil Talbot)
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – In front of a packed crowd at Ingalls Rink, Harvard men's hockey (0-2-2, 0-2-2 ECAC Hockey) tied Yale (2-1-1, 2-1-1 ECAC Hockey), 3-3, behind goals from Casey Dornbach, Lewis Zerter-Gossage, and Reilly Walsh.
A scoreless opening period saw a grinding defensive battle as Lackey stopped seven shots in the frame.
Six minutes into the second period, Dornbach fired in a one-timer off a feed from Henry Bowlby to open the scoring for the Crimson at 6:04. Yale scored two goals in a span of 2:43 late in the second period and looked on its way to a one-goal lead after 40 minutes. But Harvard responded with a beautiful goal late in the period.
With 46 seconds to play in the second, Fox found Lewis Zerter-Gossage with a perfect stretch pass, and the senior finished the breakaway to tie the game at 2-2.
At 9:24 of the third period, Walsh's power play goal gave the Crimson the lead. On the next shift, a deflected shot from Yale tied the game at 3-3.
Harvard outshot Yale, 4-3, in overtime, but the game ended in a tie.
- Junior Adam Fox now has a point in every game this season and extended his point streak to seven games dating back to last season.
- First-year Casey Dornbach now has points in three of four games this season.
- First-years continue to pace the Crimson as three of the top four leading scorers on the team are first-year players (Jack Rathbone, Jack Drury, Casey Dornbach).
- With the assist, goalie Michael Lackey tallied his first career point and the first point for a Harvard goalie in two seasons (Merrick Madsen, 2016-17).
- Harvard has yet to score less than three goals in a game this season.
- The Crimson scored another power play goal, its seventh on the season in four games.
Harvard will head to Brown for another ECAC Hockey matchup tomorrow night (Nov. 10) at 7 p.m. The game will air on ESPN+