Air Force Wins One, Loses One
Air Force 9, Union 2
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Air Force scored five goals in the first period to beat Union 9-2 in the IceBreaker Invitational at the Colorado Springs World Arena Saturday.
Five different Falcons skaters scored during a first period flurry that saw Air Force take a 5-0 lead in a span of 8 minutes, 50 seconds.
The Falcons opened the scoring on a goal by sophomore Josh Schaffer at 9:51 of the first period. Air Force scored four more goals before the frame ended, capping the burst with a goal by Billy Devony with 1:19 remaining in the first period.
Eric Ehn led Air Force with two goals, while Brian Gineo and Theo Zacour each posted a goal and two assists.
The Air Force victory followed a 3-1 loss to Maine on Friday. The Black Bears scored three power-play goals in the final six minutes to foil Air Force's upset bid.
Josh Coyle and T.J. Fox scored goals for Union (0-2), which was outshot 45-24.
Maine 3, Air Force 1
Maine scored three power play goals in the third period after two Falcons drew penalties under tough new college rules to beat Air Force 3-1 at the IceBreaker Invitational.
Air Force scored early in the third last night on an even strength goal by Eric Ehn.
But Frank Schiavone drew a five minute major and a game misconduct penalty at 11:08 of the third period and was ejected. Matt Bader drew the same penalties about six minutes later, and Maine took advantage, taking 16 shots on goal in the period.
Maine's Josh Soares scored at 13:54 of the third to tie the game, before Jon Jankus scored at 15:21, and Derek Damon added another with 3 seconds left in the game.
Peter Foster had 27 saves and got the loss. Matt Lundin got the win with 11 saves.