MSOE edges Lawrence in overtime

Posted on: January 18th, 2013 by Joseph Vanden Acker

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Steve Shaffroth scored 1:18 into overtime to lift the Milwaukee School of Engineering hockey team to a 4-3 Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association victory over Lawrence University on Friday night at the Kern Center.

MSOE (10-5-1, 7-3-1 MCHA) scored the winning goal off a pass from Kyle Smith in the third consecutive overtime game for Lawrence (5-9-2, 4-5-2).

Lawrence grabbed a 2-1 lead early in the second period. Freshman Rudi Pino scored on the power play for the Vikings just 1:16 into the second period to tie the game at 1-1. Senior forward Phil Bushbacher then scored just 1:01 later to give the Vikings a 2-1 edge.

MSOE tied it at 2-2 on Jordan¬† Keizer’s goal at the 3:33 mark¬†of the second. Lawrence grabbed the lead right back when Brad Scurfield scored his second short-handed goal of the season at the 6:02 mark.

Lawrence maintained that 3-2 lead until early in the third period when Bradley Tierney scored for the Raiders.

Nick Kohn made 31 saves for the Raiders, who also used goaltender Zach Polak, who made five stops. Lawrence goaltender Fabian Sivnert stopped 33 shots for the Vikings.

The teams wrap up the two-game series Saturday night at the Appleton Family Ice Center.

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