Senior captain Lewis Zerter-Gossage scored twice to lead Harvard.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior captain Lewis Zerter-Gossage scored twice and goaltender Michael Lackey made 34 saves to lead No. 19 men's ice hockey (11-6-3, 8-5-2 ECAC Hockey) to a 4-1 win over Dartmouth (8-11-2, 7-6-1 ECAC Hockey) on Friday night (Feb. 1) at Bright-Landry Hockey Center.
The win was Harvard's fourth in a row, as the Crimson moved to 7-2-1 in its last 10 games.
The Crimson trailed 1-0 after 20 minutes of play, but came out re-energized at the start of the second period. Zerter-Gossage tied the game with his first goal of the night, swatting a rebound out of midair past Dartmouth goaltender Adrian Clark (19 saves) at 4:23.
Harvard killed off a five-minute major penalty shortly thereafter to help keep the game tied heading in the final 20 minutes of play.
Floodstrand scored what proved to be the game-winner early in the third period, jamming a rebound in at 2:34. Donato notched his third of the season at 8:22, corralling a bouncing puck and beating Clark between the pads to make it 3-1.
Zerter-Gossage scored his team-leading 12th goal of the season, an empty-netter at 19:04 to seal the win for Harvard.
- Senior captain Lewis Zerter-Gossage notched his team-leading third multiple-goal effort of the season.
- Sophomore forward Jack Donato (goal, assist), and junior forward Frederic Gregoire (two assists) each matched career highs for points.
- Senior goaltender Michael Lackey (34 saves) allowed one goal or less for the fourth time in the last six starts.
- Harvard is unbeaten in its last five games (4-0-1) at Bright-Landry Hockey Center.
- The Crimson finished the night 2-for-2 on the penalty kill, nullifying a five-minute major penalty in the second period.
- Harvard has won its last three games against Dartmouth at Bright-Landry Hockey Center.