continued With less than three minutes left, Sam Clymer broke through, putting a shot past Currier to make it 2-1 as Owen Kuhns got the assist. As the game ticked down to the last minute, McDonald left the game, replaced by Kyle Oschner, but soon Oschner was on the bench for an extra attacker.
In the six-on-five situation, Skaneateles threw all kinds of bodies at the Auburn net, and that included Kuhns, who would find the puck and, with 22 seconds left, beat Currier for the tying goal, creating the night's loudest roar.
Now at 2-2, they would play five minutes of overtime. With all of the momentum, Skaneateles attacked hard, and Devin Callahan thought he had scored the game-winner with 1:55 left, but that goal was disallowed.
But just when it looked like the night would end with each team earning a single point, Major, in the dying seconds, got yet another pass from Kuhns and delivered a goal that did count - and ended it. Callahan, Raymond Falso and Tyler Strods also got credit for assists.
This improved the Lakers' record to 6-1-1 (4-1 league), and it does not play a game for two weeks until hosting the Duke Schneider Memorial Tournament on Jan. 3-4. Auburn must wait until Feb. 5, and the rematch with Skaneateles at Casey Rink, to try and get payback for this painful defeat.