New Hampshire men’s hockey beats BU to remain perfect
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Boston University scored early, but New Hampshire scored often.
The 15th-ranked Wildcats tallied four goals after the 11th-ranked Terriers scored on the first shot of the game, coming away with a 4-1 decision Saturday night at the Whittemore Center in Durham, N.H.
John Henrion and Nick Sorkin scored 18 seconds apart in the first, putting New Hampshire (3-0-0, 1-0-0 Hockey East) up early. Eric Knodel and Scott Pavelski scored later, and Casey DeSmith stopped 24 shots.
The Terriers (1-1-0, 1-1-0) went ahead on Wade Megan’s goal 43 seconds into the game, but couldn’t find the net the rest of the way despite getting five power plays.
Holy Cross 3, Clarkson 1 — Rob Linsmayer, Adam Schmidt, and Brandon Nunn scored goals, Matt Ginna made 36 saves, and the Crusaders (2-0-0) beat the host Golden Knights (0-0-3).
Quinnipiac 3, Ohio State 1 — Jeremy Langlois had two goals, Clay Harvey added two assists, and the Bobcats (3-1-1) topped the Buckeyes (1-2-1) in Hamden, Conn. Matthew Peca’s goal in the third proved the winner for Quinnipiac, which also got 21 saves from Eric Hartzell.
Miami (Ohio) 4, Providence 3 — Noel Acciari’s goal with 48 seconds left tied the game for the Friars (1-2-1), but Austin Czarnik’s overtime tally won it for the host RedHawks (3-0-1).
Army 4, Sacred Heart 4 — The Black Knights (1-2-1, 1-0-1) and Pioneers (0-3-1, 0-2-1) alternated goals in an Atlantic Hockey deadlock. Sacred Heart got a goal and an assist from Brian Sheehan and 37 stops from Andrew Bodnarchuk.
St. Lawrence 5, Maine 1 — The host Black Bears (1-4-0) got their lone goal from Mark Nemec.
Alaska-Anchorage 6, Merrimack 3 — The Warriors (1-3-0) fell flat in their trip west, despite third-period goals from John Heffernan, Mike Collins, and Dan Kolomatis.
UNH 4, BC 3 — Alexis Crossley’s power-play goal in the third was the third straight score for the Wildcats (3-1-0, 1-1-0 Hockey East), who rallied to top the fourth-ranked Eagles (0-2-0, 0-2-0) in Durham, N.H.
Cornell 5, BU 2 — Jill Cardella had a goal and an assist, but the third-ranked Terriers (4-1-0) fell to the No. 2 Big Red in the vistiors’ season opener.
Providence 4, Vermont 3 — The host Friars (2-3-0, 1-0-0 Hockey East) won on freshman Courtney Kukowski’s first goal with 13 minutes remaining. The Catamounts dropped to 2-4-0, 1-1-0.
UConn 3, Maine 2 — Fifty seconds into overtime, Kayla Campero found the back of the net to give the Huskies (1-4-1, 1-0-0 Hockey East) their first win of the season, beating the host Black Bears (0-3-0, 0-1-0).