From Hockomock Sports, we share the news on the OT win for the FHS boys hockey team to get to the Super 8 tourney.
When it comes to narratives, take your pick.
Franklin twice battled back from one-goal deficits, scoring the game-tying goal with under a minute to play.
Ryan Shea committed robbery, getting a piece of Jake Farrell’s shot midway through the third period with the Panthers down 2-1.
|Ryan Shea (left) made 32 saves in net while Ryan Spillane (right) scored the game-winning goal in overtime. (Ryan Lanigan/HockomockSports.com)|
Defenseman Nick Morris, who missed out of a good chance in the first period, was the one to tie the game for Franklin with 31.7 seconds left.
DJ Shea scored the biggest goal of his season, just his fifth, with just under 10 minutes to play to tie the game, tipping home a shot from Morris after a good hustle play from Kyle Lundgren, a third-liner.
And finally, there was Ryan Spillane, this year’s Hockomock League MVP, who buried the puck 2:36 into overtime just after setting up a play with linemate Alec Borkowski to give the Panthers a thrilling 3-2 win over Xaverian in a Super 8 play-in game.
With the win, Franklin is officially a member of the Super 8 field and will take on #2 Malden Catholic on Sunday night at 6:00 at the Tsongis Arena.Continue reading this article at Hockomock Sports