Bowdoin Back in Win Column After Wild Victory at Saint Michael's

Bowdoin Back in Win Column After Wild Victory at Saint Michael's

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - The Bowdoin College men's ice hockey team scored three times in a 40-second span in the third period to rally from a one-goal deficit in a 6-5 victory at Saint Michael's College on Saturday afternoon. Prevailing in a game that included five lead changes, the fourth-ranked Polar Bears improve to 8-2-0 this season while the Purple Knights fall to 5-6-0.

Robert Toczylowski had two goals and an assist for the Polar Bears while Daniel Weiniger had a pair of goals. First-years Kyle Lockwood and Jay Livermore each had key third-period tallies.

Toczylowski scored a power play goal late in the second frame to give the visitors a 3-2 edge heading into the final frame. But the Knights rebounded with a pair of tallies early in the third period from Reave MacKinnon and Dan Evarts to take a 4-3 lead with 14:43 to play. The Polar Bears replied with a knockout blow - getting goals from Weiniger at 7:49, Lockwood at 8:05 and Livermore at 8:29 to take a 6-4 advantage.

Steve Messina stopped 26 shots for Bowdoin while Mike Dizgun made 41 stops for the Knights. Bowdoin will return to action on at home next weekend on Friday against the University of Southern Maine (7:00) and on Saturday against the University of New England (4:00).