NEW HAVEN, Conn. – In the belly of the whale, Princeton and Yale were skating end to end in a physical match. But with 2:13 minutes left in the first, Tucker Brockett was ejected for hitting from behind.
Assistant captain Mike Ambrosia left the first period with an injury and did not return, leaving the Tigers (3-15-1, 1-12-0 ECAC) two forwards down.
Princeton killed off over two minutes of the major to end the first in a scoreless tie. But in the second period, it took the Bulldogs (12-16-2, 7-5-1 ECAC) 90 seconds on the five-minute power play to earn a 2-0 lead.
“The five minute major was a turning point most definitely,” Princeton coach Ron Fogarty said. “Then we had an injury there in the first period so we lost two of our key offensive guys out there early in the first period. Continue reading Five-Minute Major Leads To Princeton Loss Against Yale