Late Goals Doom Men's Hockey at Williams

Alez Zafonte turned away 31 shots for the Polar Bears and kept Bowdoin within striking distance
Alez Zafonte turned away 31 shots for the Polar Bears and kept Bowdoin within striking distance

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – The Bowdoin men's hockey team played nearly 55 minutes without allowing a goal before the Williams Ephs skated to a 2-0 Friday night victory.

The Polar Bears are 5-8-2 (3-6-1 NESCAC). Williams climb to 10-4-1 (6-2-1 NESCAC).

Game Highlights

  • Alex Zafonte denied 10 shots in the first period and 11 in the second as the Ephs held a 21-10 edge in shots through 40 minutes of action,
  • Wyatt Glover rang a shot off the post in the last four minutes of the second period.
  • On the penalty kill in the third, Ronnie Lestan fired a short-handed shot on net and required Michael Pinios to make a play. Bowdoin allowed just one shot on net during the Williams power play.
  • The Ephs scored with 5:12 remaining in the game to go ahead 1-0. Peter Christie found Mike Armstrong coming off a transition out of the Williams zone.
  • Nick Altmann iced the game with an empty-netter with 50 seconds to play.

By the Numbers

  • Zafonte made 31 saves for the Polar Bears.
  • Pinios recorded 15 saves.
  • The Ephs were 0-for-2 on the power play and stayed out of the penalty box.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears play at Middlebury on Saturday with a rescheduled 3:00 p.m. start time.