Worcester Academy 4, Vermont Academy 3

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at Worcester

Anthony Barry broke a 3-3 tie with 1:31 left, gaining the puck after a turnover in the neutral zone and scoring the winner for the Hilltoppers (1-1) from the left side at the top of the circle. Junior Joe Caico scored twice in the first period, one goal assisted by Barry, as the hosts reversed an early deficit to take a 3-1 lead. Vermont Academy (0-2) scored twice in under a minute to tie it up, 3-3, five minutes into the third period. Connor Carew saved 24 of 27 shots on net to pocket the victory.

Updated: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, 9:11 a.m.

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