Senior forward Trevor Yates scored his team-leading sixth goal of the season with 2 minutes, 49 seconds remaining in the third period, capping the Cornell men’s hockey team’s dramatic 5-4 victory over Niagara on Tuesday night at Lynah Rink.
Cornell (8-1), which is currently ranked seventh in both major national college polls, scored four goals in the third period to stun Niagara (6-4-1). Junior defenseman Matt Nuttle had a career-high three assists for the Big Red, including the secondary helper on the winning goal. Sophomore forward Noah Bauld won a battle on the back wall before Yates swooped in for a wraparound to the left of Niagara goalie Brian Wilson. Wilson made the initial stop, but Yates poked it the rebound between the goalie’s knees to cap the comeback. Read More
POSTGAME PRESS CONFERENCE:
RECAP: “I had the feeling [that] we’re not losing this game,” said @CUBigRedHockey‘s Trevor Yates. “We’re going now, we’re playing our game and no one’s going to stand in our way.”https://t.co/iEXRKkjQoD
— Cornell Sun Sports (@DailySunSports) November 22, 2017