Fabbro’s Terriers take bite out of Fighting Hawks

Double overtime needed to settle battle between former Penticton Vees.

Former Penticton Vee Dante Fabbro of the Boston University Terriers helped his team defeat the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks in the National Collegiate Athletic Association West Region semifinal. Richard T Gagnon photo

Dante Fabbro won the duel against Tyson Jost Friday in Fargo, N.D.

Fabbro’s Boston University Terriers teammate Charlie McAvoy played hero netting the 4-3 winner against the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks at 11:48 of the second overtime in the National Collegiate Athletic Association West Region semifinal.

The Terriers had a 3-1 lead midway through the third period. It was the longest game in Fighting Hawks history. The Terriers blocked a total of 51 shots, compared to the Fighting Hawks’ 18, but were outshot 59-28.

Heading into the game, the Terriers were No. 6 in the country, while the Fighting Hawks were No. 10. There will now be a new NCAA champion crowned in the Frozen Four.