Combs and Heller double in 5-3 win at Princeton

November 22, 20171st2nd3rdFinal
Bemidji State3115
Princeton1203
Scoring Summary
101:15PRINMBecker, Max (Yochim, Reid , Cressey, Jackson)
103:49BSUCombs, Charlie (Billett, Dan )
110:59BSUHeller, Jordan (Muck, Tommy )
114:57BSUHeller, Jordan (Soucier, Mike )
201:56PRINMBecker, Max (Grande, Liam , Cressey, Jackson)
204:25BSUCombs, Charlie (Brady, Adam , Whitecloud, Zach)
216:08PRINMHallisey, David (Teves, Josh , Cressey, Jackson)
308:40BSUFitzgerald, Gerry (Baudry, Justin , Whitecloud, Zach)
Goaltender SummaryMinGAENSv
BSUBitzer, Michael59:543027
BSUTEAM0:06000
PRINMFerland, Ryan20:003015
PRINMHalford, Ben38:032013
PRINMTEAM1:57000
Statistical ComparisonBSUPRINM
Shots on Goal3330
Power Plays0-31-2
Penalties-Minutes2-43-6
Combs and Heller double in 5-3 win at Princeton
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Combs and Heller double in 5-3 win at Princeton

PRINCETON, N.J. (Hobey Baker Memorial Rink) -- Senior Jordan Heller and freshman Charlie Combs each scored twice to lead the Bemidji State University men's hockey team to a 5-3, series-opening victory at Princeton University, Wednesday.

After surrendering a goal just 75 seconds into the game, the Beavers bounced back to net three straight, hold a 3-1 lead at the conclusion of the first period and held off a second-period run by the Tigers to earn the two-goal non-conference victory.

In addition to the career-high goal-scoring performances by Combs and Heller, sophomore Zach Whitecloud posted a pair of assists in his return to the BSU lineup and Gerry Fitzgerald netted a goal.

Senior goaltender Michael Bitzer turned aside 27 shots to and allowed three goals in the victory. He improved to 5-4-1 on the season.

The Beavers and Tigers return to Hobey Baker Memorial Rink at 6 p.m. Friday to complete the series.

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