Ice Vols defeat Florida in overtime

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Tennessee notched its first victory of the 2021-22 season on Sunday.

The Ice Vols captured a 7-6 win over Florida at AdventHealth Center in Wesley Chapel, Florida.

Tennessee’s Drew King scored a game-winning goal against Florida, helping the Ice Vols salvage a split in the South Eastern Hockey Conference series.

Tennessee (1-3) lost the series opener, 8-7, on Friday.

The Ice Vols opened its season at Kentucky on Sept. 10.

The Wildcats swept a two-game series with a 9-4 victory on Sept. 11 after winning, 5-1, in the opener for both schools on Sept.10.

After a weekend off, the Ice Vols will open the home portion of their schedule on Oct. 8 against South Carolina at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum.

Tennessee and the Gamecocks will conclude their series on Oct. 10 in Knoxville.

The Ice Vols are in their 55th season and are the oldest collegiate hockey club in the south. They began operation in 1966.