The Havard Crimson took the consolation game in the 2012 Beanpot tournament on Monday night, defeating the Northeastern Huskies 3-2. Harvard took a 1-0 lead early in the game before Northeastern drew level early in the second period. The Crimson would score the next two goals, jumping out to a 3-1 lead in the third period. Luke Eibler grabbed a second for Northeastern in the third period, but they couldn't find an equalizer.
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Luke Greiner scored the eventual game-winning goal in the third period as the Harvard Crimson hung on for a 3-2 victory against the Northeastern Huskies in the consolation game of the 2012 Beanpot tournament on Monday night at TD Garden in Boston, MA.
Greiner's strike came at 13:44 of the third period (short-handed) and was assisted by Colin Moore (1) and Max Everson (3), giving the Crimson a 3-1 lead at the time. Harvard's first goal came off the stick of the team's leading scorer, Alex Killorn, who netted his 16th goal of the season (even strength) at 11:44 of the first period. Killorn's goal was assisted by Tommy O'Regan (3) and Ryan Grimshaw (6). Alex Fallstrom scored his 10th goal at 18:13 of the second for Harvard.
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