The Calvin Knights ACHA D3 Hockey Team defeated the Schoolcraft Ocelots 6-5 on Saturday night.
In the first period the Knights came out strong and quickly took an early lead with a goal from Will Houskamp with the assists from Tyler Groot and Hayden Heys. Just two minutes later the Knights added another goal this time coming from Hayden Heys. A minute later the Knights tallied another with another goal from Will Houskamp with the helper from Mitchell Neisar. Later in the first period the Knights found the back of the net again with another goal from Hayden Heys with the assist from Jon Hull. With three minutes left to go in the first the Knights added one more goal this time from Mitchell Neisar with the assist from Will Houskamp. With less than a minute to go in the period the Ocelots got on the board. At the end of the first the Knights headed into the locker room with a 5-1 lead.
In the second period the Knights looked to add more to their goal total but could not find a way past the Ocelots defense. Late in the second the Ocelots got on the scoreboard again cutting down the Knights lead to three goals. At the end of the second the Knights still held a 5-2 lead.
In the third period the Ocelots continued their comeback with another goal just four minutes in. About halfway through the period the Knights got another goal this time it came from Sam Shaver. Later in the period the Knights gave up two more goals but held on to the lead. The game concluded with a Knights victory over the Ocelots by a score of 6-5.
Knights goaltender Brett Avery had a strong game with 30 saves on the night.