Beanpot 2012, Northeastern Vs. Harvard: Crimson Prevail, 3-2, In Consolation Game

BOSTON - Luke Greiner scored the eventual game-winning goal in the third period as the Harvard Crimson hung on for a 3-2 victory against the Northeastern Huskies in the consolation game of the 2012 Beanpot tournament on Monday night at TD Garden in Boston, MA.

Greiner's strike came at 13:44 of the third period (short-handed) and was assisted by Colin Moore (1) and Max Everson (3), giving the Crimson a 3-1 lead at the time. Harvard's first goal came off the stick of the team's leading scorer, Alex Killorn, who netted his 16th goal of the season (even strength) at 11:44 of the first period. Killorn's goal was assisted by Tommy O'Regan (3) and Ryan Grimshaw (6). Alex Fallstrom scored his 10th goal at 18:13 of the second for Harvard.

Robbie Vrolyk (5) scored the Huskies' first goal of the game at 4:07, assisted by Alex Tuckerman (6) and Luke Eibler (5). Eibler scored his first goal of the season at 14:07 of the third period, but it was too little, too late for Northeastern.

Steve Michalek had 24 saves, including 10 in the second period, for Harvard while Clay Witt stopped 36 shots for the Huskies and recorded double-digit saves in all three periods.

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