Duncan McKellar scored the game-winner at 1:08 of overtime
Golden Griffs scored game-winner with nine seconds remaining in the game
#2 Air Force hosts #7 Canisius in best of three series at Cadet Ice Arena
Falcons swept 13th-ranked Niagara last weekend at Cadet Ice Arena
Adam McKenzie had four points; Ben Persian had two goals
Named the MVP of the AHA Final Four as he helped lead the Falcons to the conference tournament title ... Suffered a groin injury in the second game of the season vs. Michigan State ... Missed the next 14 games ... Returned to start against Bentley, Jan. 14, and made 21 saves in a 2-1 loss ... Three weeks later, had a 1.00 GAA and a .966 saves percentage in RIT series, Feb. 3-4, and was named the AHA Goalie of the Week ... 25 saves for his first shutout of the season, Feb. 3 ... Season-high 32 saves in the 4-2 win on Feb. 4 ... Named AHA Goalie of the Week as he led AFA to three points at Niagara, Feb. 10-11, with a 1.44 GAA and a .935 saves percentage in the series ... Second shutout of the season came on Feb. 10 at Niagara ... Third shutout of the season came on Feb. 17 vs. Mercyhurst ... Fourth shutout came as Air Force clinched the AHA regular season title at Robert Morris ... Made 25 saves in 3-0 win, Feb. 25 ... Named AHA Goalie of the Month for February ... Named to the all-tournament team at the AHA Final Four as he allowed just two goals in two games, including a shutout of RIT in the championship game ... 23 saves in the win over Mercyhurst and 34 in the shutout over RIT in the championship ... The shutout was his fifth of the season and the seventh of his career ... Made 32 saves against top-ranked Boston College in the NCAA Tournament ... Finished the season fourth in the nation in GAA (1.73) and ninth in saves percentage (.929) ... 1.73 GAA set a new school record, breaking the record of 1.97 set by Andrew Volkening in 2008-09 ... .929 saves percentage is a new school record, breaking the old mark of .920 set by Andrew Volkening in 2008-09 ... Led the AHA in league games only with a 1.26 GAA and was second with a .946 saves percentage.
Named to the AHA all-rookie team ... Earned the team's John Matchefts Award as the top freshman, the first goalie to ever win the award ... Played and started 33 games ... Made 29 consecutive starts dating back to his win over Yale, Nov. 14 ... 16 wins were the second-most of any freshman goaltender in the nation ... 2.87 GAA and a .909 saves percentage, the best marks among all freshmen in the AHA in all games ... First career win came against No. 3 Yale in a 4-3 win as he made 34 saves on Nov. 14 ... Named the AHA Rookie of the Week, Nov. 15 ... Named the AHA Goalie of the Month for December ... Named the AHA Rookie and Goalie of the Week, Jan. 3, as he stopped 58-of-62 in the Bentley series ... Career-best 40 saves in the win at Mercyhurst, Feb. 19 ... Named the AHA Rookie of the week for third time as he stopped 51 of 54 in a sweep of Robert Morris, Feb. 25-26 ... First career shutout came in the AHA quarterfinals with a 4-0 win over Sacred Heart, March 12 ... Second career shutout and tied his career high with 40 saves in the 1-0 win over RIT in the AHA championship game ... Named to the AHA all-tournament team and was the goalie and freshman of the week in the AHA, March 21 ... 26 saves in the NCAA Tournament game against top-seeded Yale.
Before Air Force
Played in 24 regular-season games with the Metal Jackets and ranked sixth in the league with a .916 saves percentage ... Played for coach David Cole ... His 2.85 goals-against average ranked ninth in the league ... Graduated from Culver Academy ... Lettered four years in hockey and three in soccer ... Soccer team captain and all-conference twice ... Earned his school's best athlete award and was academic all-state.
Member of Cadet Squadron 21 ... Parents are Kevin and Susan Torf ... Has two siblings ... Major is aeronautical engineering ... Minor is Portugese ... Both of his parents and his brother were all born in South Africa ... Jason is the first American born in the family ... On the dean's list three of his four semesters ... On the commandant's list once for military excellence and on the athletic's list twice... Long-term goal is to work as a developmental engineer designing fighter jets and working as a test pilot engineer ... This past summer, travelled to Shaw AFB, S.C., and flew in an F-16 ... Listens to classical music before games ... One word to describe himself is "ambitious" ... Started playing roller hockey at age five and transitioned to ice at age nine ... Favorite NHL team is the Los Angeles Kings ... Favorite player is former King and Avalanche defenseman Rob Blake.