ORONO – The Thirteenth-ranked College of Maine males’s hockey group got here out of the weekend collection towards No. 1 Boston School with a win and a tie after Saturday night time’s 2-2 draw.
Boston School earned an additional Hockey East level by profitable the shootout in eight rounds however the sport goes into the books as a tie.
Sophomore defenseman Lucas Gustafsson, whose father Marcus scored the time beyond regulation game-winner in UMaine’s 3-2 time beyond regulation win over New Hampshire within the 1999 NCAA championship sport in Anaheim, Cal., backhanded the puck previous Victor Ostman as BC gained the shootout 3-2.
UMaine is now 6-1-1 whereas BC is 7-2-1.
Josh Nadeau’s energy play aim off a nifty Lynden Breen move gave UMaine a 2-1 lead with 7:58 left in regulation however Ryan Leonard tied it by batting residence his personal rebound with 4:14 left.
UMaine killed off an influence play in time beyond regulation.
UMaine sophomore heart Felix Trudeau opened the scoring on the 18:41 mark of the primary interval however BC freshman left wing Gabe Perreault tied it up 2:43 into the second interval. It was his second of the marketing campaign.
BC, with one of many nation’s finest energy performs, had a two-man benefit for 1:25 later within the second interval however the Black Bears killed it off to maintain the rating tied getting into the third interval.
Trudeau scored off a scramble in entrance. Reid Pabich tracked down a puck behind the web and centered it. A number of gamers battled for the puck and Trudeau was in a position to sweep it by Fowler’s legs.
The Eagles tied it seconds after killing a UMaine energy play.
Ryan Leonard got here out of the penalty field and stole the puck.
He broke into the offensive zone and snapped a move over to Perreault on the high of the fitting circle and Perreault ripped a rising wrist shot over Ostman’s glove into the brief aspect nook.