Air Force’s Sean Bertsch scored at 18:30 to tie the game, 1-1. Bertsch beat Yale’s Kevin Peel with a slick spin move behind the net and the stuffed a shot past Ryan Rondeau.
Yale nearly retook the lead at 19:46, but Air Force goaltender Jason Torf savd Brian O’Neill’s point-blank shot.
Torf didn’t have so much luck at 7:28. O’Neill skated from behind the net unchecked and flicked in a shot off Nick Jasowiak’s assist.
Yale earned its first penalty of the game at 14:56 when Antoine Laganiere was sent to the box for slashing.