Mickey Gilchrist converted a Trevor Dodds pass with only 2:23 remaining, lifting Middlebury to a 2-1 road win at Williams on Tuesday night. The Panthers out-shot the Ephs 42-20 on the night, as Panther goaltender Doug Raeder made 19 saves to earn the win.
Williams took a 1-0 lead when an errant Panther pass was intercepted by Brian Malchoff who scored at the 6:16 mark of the period with Alex Smigelski and Greg Schultz assisting.
Middlebury tied the game with a power play goal with just 16 seconds remaining in the second period. Tom Maldonado scored the goals with help from Mack Cummins and Jamie McKenna.
Neither team could gain the edge in the third period, until Gilchrist's game-winner late in the game.