The Lambkins are headed again to the hockey state championship sport for the second consecutive yr.
LOVELAND, Colo. — Playoff video games that put on late into a number of overtimes is nothing new for the Fort Collins hockey workforce.
The Lambkins have been a part of final yr’s historic five-overtime thriller within the state championship sport, finally falling quick to Valor Christian in 5OT.
This time round, Fort Collins got here out on the profitable finish — surviving a triple-overtime conflict with Chaparral within the Class 5A Frozen 4 on the Budweiser Occasions Middle on Tuesday evening.
Nolan Williamson delivered the game-winning aim simply 27 seconds into 3OT to assist the Lambkins punch their ticket to the 5A state title sport.
Aidan Beck and Riley Laub additionally scored for Fort Collins, whereas Landen Shay and Blake Neil discovered the again of the online for Chaparral. Neil’s aim with 20 seconds remaining in regulation pressured extra time.
Fort Collins, the No. 1 seed within the playoff bracket, will face the winner of No. 2 Regis Jesuit vs. No. 3 Valor Christian within the championship on Thursday evening. Puck drop is scheduled for 8:30 pm on the BEC.
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