Frozen Four Live Blog: Yale vs. UMass-Lowell: Overtime

Welcome everybody to SportzEdge’s Live Blog at the Frozen Four!! We’ll be updating this page constantly to bring you all the action as it happens from the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Please use the comments section to ask questions, or to heckle us.

An entertaining first three periods here, and we’re going to OVERTIME!!!! The entire season comes down to the next goal. There’s nothing more dramatic in sports.

If you want to check out what you missed in the third period, including a terrific gamble by the guy sitting next to me, click here.

7:23 p.m. AND WE’RE BACK! I heard over the loudspeaker in the bathroom that this is the 87th overtime game in the history of the NCAA Tournament. It will also be Yale’s second OT tilt of their tourney. Jesse Root scored nine seconds into OT to lift the Bulldogs to an upset win over top-ranked Minnesota.

7:25 p.m. Already three big chances in this overtime period as both teams put shots on net. Yale has the puck in the UML zone and has already put up 3 big-time shots.

7:27 p.m. Not even three minutes into overtime and we’ve already had three “OHHHH!!!” reactions from the crowd. We’ve got a great one herein Pittsburgh.

7:28 p.m. Nice save from Hellebuyck as Carson Cooper unleashed a primo slap shot right from the slot. Shots are now an unbelievable 44-18 in favor of Yale. Frankly, it’s amazing that we’re in overtime now.


Amazing performance by Yale. They completely dominated this game and deserved to come out on top. Now Quinnipiac will look to make this a historic NCAA final. Unbelievable. Just unbelievable.

Stick with SportzEdge for all the postgame reaction, interviews and much more! QU/St. Cloud State blog coming soon. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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