Thomas and Johnson Shine in Comeback

Garrett Johnson '14 captured the elusive first career win and Junior Sean Thomas netted all four Bobcat goals in a comeback win over MIT. After being down 3-1 at the beginning of the second period Thomas was able to power the 'Cats back with 3 unanswered goals to seal the win. Thomas' first goal was pretty where he scored shorthanded on 2-1 off a Chris DeBrase '14 pass, where he proceeded to dangle the goalie and roof it backhand. The majority of his goals came from shots from near and outside the slot. His fourth goal to put Bates ahead came late in the third off a DeBrase faceoff win, where Thomas was able to roof it again.

Johnson earned his first win. He faced over thirty shots, stoned several breakaways, and never allowed their powerplay to take off. Junior alternate captain Tyler Silvey added, "He was huge. When we were on the powerplay after it was 4-3 they managed a breakaway off me and he really saved me. Without him we wouldn't have won." Silvey, yet again, had a solid game back on D and even nailed the cross-bar in the second period.

Bobby Coppersmith '13 doesn't want to dwell too much on this game. "Just because it was a solid win and a good comeback doesn't mean we can celebrate. We have a job to do and it starts again today at Holy Cross, we need to stay focused." Matt Mosca '14 will make his first start of the season in net tonight as he looks to match Johnson's performance.