Air Force is 4-7-2 overall and two points behind Canisius in the league standings
Truehl made 35 saves for the Falcons
Pioneers scored four power-play goals and one shortie
Falcons take three points on the road and improve to 3-6-2 overall this season
Falcons have tied back-to-back games; AFA is 2-6-2 overall this season.
Named to the Atlantic Hockey all-rookie team ... Played in 14 games, started in 12 ... Saw action against Alaska and Mercyhurst in reserve duty ... Started 12 straight games from Jan. 4 to Feb. 14 in place of the injured Jason Torf ... Had a 2.01 GAA and a .921 saves percentage with an 8-3-0 record ... In conference games, ranked second in the league in GAA and third in saves percentage among all goalies ... First career start came on the road at AIC and shut out the Yellow Jackets while making 18 saves, Jan. 3 ... Named the AHA Rookie of the Week, Jan. 6, for his performance ... Named the AHA Player of the Week, Jan. 13, as he led Air Force to a sweep at Army, Jan. 10-11... The sweep was the first for the Falcons at West Point since 2001 ... Stopped 34 of 37 in the series ... Led Air Force to a pair of home wins over Sacred Heart and stopped 41 of 45 in the series ... Second career shutout came against Sacred Heart, Jan. 18 ... Led Air Force to a sweep of regular-season champion Mercyhurst, Feb. 7-8, at Cadet Ice Arena ... Career-high 34 saves on Feb. 7 ... Third career shutout came against the Lakers, Feb. 8 ... Stopped 58 of 61 shots in the series and was named the AHA Rookie of the Week for the third time ... Named the AHA Rookie of the Month for February.
Before Air Force
Played in 24 games for the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League in 2011-12 and had a .902 saves percentage ... Played 38 games for the Johnstown Tomahawks of the NAHL in 2012-13 and led the team with 17 wins ... Posted a .923 saves percentage and a 2.33 GAA ... Made 941 saves in 2031 minutes of action.
Member of Cadet Squadron 32 ... Parents are Scott and Cathie Truehl ... Major is economics ... On the dean's list both semesters as a freshman ... On the commandant's list once for military excellence ... Is the MWR clerk in his squadron ... Favorite NHL team is the Minnesota Wild ... Favorite player is Ryan Suter.