The Air Force Falcons have completed one period of play against the No. 1 overall seed Boston College Eagles, but they are down, 1-0. Chris Kreider scored the lone goal of the period at 7:39 on an even-strength series. Kevin Hayes and Destry Straight picked up assists on the score.
The Falcons had several decent chances to score a goal, but Parker Milner was able to turn away all eight shots he faced. Jason Torf made 8 of 9 saves during the period.
The Falcons will need to keep this game close since their offense won't be able to match the Eagles goal for goal. Air Force has a history of playing close, tough games against their NCAA Tournament opponents and has forced overtime in several of their contests over the last six years. Could this be the year they pull off an upset?
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