The Notre Dame Fighting Irish took at the Air Force Academy Falcons Saturday on the Air Force Academy’s Cadet Ice Arena following Friday’s loss to Denver. The Falcons to begin with dealt a blow to the typically cast Irish penalty kill, however Notre Dame became at the jets within the 3rd to deliver it to an authentic 5-5 tie.
After just a little greater than part a duration of from side to side, Air Force’s Nate Horn scored the sport’s first function at the energy play following a tripping penalty on Notre Dame’s Ben Brinkman. By the top of the primary, the Irish and Falcons matched with 11 pictures each and every.
Nate Horn got here again in the second one to set the tone of the duration together with his 2d function of the evening. As the duration approached its midway level, Air Force’s Luke Rowe scored to deliver it to 3-0, Falcons.
It was once Zach Plucinski who scored the primary Irish function of the evening quickly after.
After some other tripping penalty on Brinkman, Air Force defenseman Brandon Koch netted an influence play function to deliver the sport to 4-1, Falcons with simply two seconds left within the duration. This time round, the Irish narrowly outshot the Falcons, 10-8.
Notre Dame’s Solag Bakich sparked an Irish rally within the 3rd together with his staff’s 2d function of the sport. Trevor Janicke added to the motion with an influence play function about 4 mins later. Air Force’s Bennett Norlin wasted no time and scored a 5th function for the Falcons not up to a minute after that, however it wasn’t sufficient to prevent the Irish momentum and a function from Notre Dame’s Jake Boltmann quickly adopted.
To finish the law burst, the Irish pulled netminder Jack Williams and Notre Dame’s Ryder Rolston tied it up 5-5 with near to a minute left in law to ship it to OT.
The Falcons later snapped the Irish momentum and took the shootout 2-1.
Air Force: Nate Horn at the energy play at 12:41 within the 1st with assists from Brandon Koch and Will Gavin
Air Force: Nate Horn at the energy play at 16:57 within the second with assists from Will Gavin and Willie Reim
Air Force: Luke Rowe at 10:37 within the second, unassisted
Notre Dame: Zach Plucinski at 09:15 within the second with assists from Grant Silianoff and Trevor Janicke
Air Force: Brandon Koch at the energy play at 00:02 within the second with an lend a hand from Willie Reim
Notre Dame: Solag Bakich at 13:43 within the third, unassisted
Notre Dame: Trevor Janicke at the energy play at 09:47 within the third with assists from Drew Bavaro and Ryder Rolston
Air Force: Bennett Norlin at 09:02 within the third with an lend a hand from Lucas Coon
Notre Dame: Jake Boltmann at 08:10 within the third with assists from Landon Slaggert and Trevor Janicke
Notre Dame: Ryder Rolston at 01:12 within the third with assists from Drew Bavaro and Jackson Pierson
Notre Dame: Ben Brinkman for tripping at 13:01 within the 1st
Notre Dame: Hunter Strand for tripping at 17:22 within the second
Air Force: Brian Adams for tripping at 16:09 within the second
Air Force: Andrew DeCarlo for high-sticking at 04:27 within the second
Notre Dame: Ben Brinkman for tripping at 01:57 within the second
Air Force: Chris Hedden for tripping at 10:17 within the third
Air Force: Chris Hedden for containing at 07:36 within the third
Notre Dame: Ryan Bischel, 12 saves and Jack Williams, 11 saves
Air Force: Aaron Randazzo, 32 saves
The Irish will take at the Northern Michigan Wildcats Saturday, October 14 at 7:30 in South Bend.
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