November 10, 2012 in Game Results
BELLINGHAM— For the second night in a row, the Vikings drove the Ducks to overtime. This time, Oregon and Western Washington played through overtime to a 4-4 tie.
In the shootout, it was all Danny Cockriel. The Ducks’ goalie stood up all three shooters he faced as Stephen Casey, Alex Sulitzer and Nick Kuehl scored in their shootout attempts to send the Ducks (10-1) home victorious.
Connor McBride stayed hot, with yet another hat trick. Stats (yet to be updated) that he has 18 goals in the Ducks’ 11 games.
OREGON 4, WWU 3 (OT)
BELLINGHAM—In the final minute of overtime, defenseman AJ Bernhardt cut across the middle of the slot towards the Vikings net. But a vicious elbow sent Bernhardt flying to the ice.
Western Washington was given a 5-minute major for the penalty, giving the Ducks a man advantage. That was exactly what they needed.
With nine seconds left in OT, Connor McBride’s one-timer from Tyler Halverson found the back of the net, capping the Ducks’ comeback win over Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA on Friday. The win gave the Ducks a 4-3 win over the Vikings, after trailing by a goal midway through the third period.
Danny Cockriel got the win in net for the Ducks, facing 35 shots. Pat Thornton and Stephen Casey had a goal each, and McBride had two goals in the win.
Defenseman Dan Sulitzer was given a DQ at the end of the game following a post game scrum involving a handful of players from both benches.