Gerbe charge helps rival

The second period of BC's match-up with defending Beanpot champ BU didn't go as planned for the Eagles. Leading 2-1 after one, they gave up a pair of power-play goals as BU re-gained the lead heading into the third period. For the most part, Nathan Gerbe has been kept in check by the Terriers D.

Terrier D Kevin Shattenkirk (COL) picked up a blueline turnover along the LW boards and fed a pass to wide-open Nick Bonino (SJ) to tie the game at the 3:57 mark.

Minutes later, Gerbe would play a role in the Terrier's go-ahead goal. Charging to the net short-handed, the Hobey favorite was penalized after making contact with BU netminder, Brett Bennett (PHX).

The call was questionable, and it's easy to suggest Gerbe's past transgressions created an illusion of guilt in the eyes of referee, Tim Bendetto. Bennett, a native of Buffalo, was outside of his crease making a pokecheck when the contact was made. Gerbe even moved aside at the last moment in an attempt to avoid the goalie as he was steered in that direction by Terrier defenseman, Colby Cohen (COL).

With Gerbe in the box, 2006 Beanpot MVP Pete MacArthur cashed in the five-on-three advantage to give BU the lead.

The Eagles will look to even the game quickly, beginning the third with a powerplay that is just one for six on the evening.

At the end of two, its BU 3, BC 2.
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