Eagles complete sweep of Huskies
Boston College completed the sweep of a homeand-home series with UConn with a 3-2 win over the Huskies in a Hockey East game on Friday night at Chestnut Hill, Mass.
The Eagles won 4-0 on Thursday at the XL Center. UConn, now loser of seven straight, falls to 5-11-1 overall and 2-9-1 in the conference. BC is 6-6-2 and 6-1-2.
UConn’s Karl El-Mir opened the scoring with a shorthanded goal, his ninth of the season, at the 6:14 mark. David Cotton scored his 11th, on the power play, with 15.2 seconds left in the period to tie things up.
As the second period began, BC’s Jack McBain quickly put the Eagles up 2-1 with a goal just 1:26 in.
The teams traded goals within the first 7:18 of the t hird period. Oliver Wahlstrom gave the Eagles a 3-1 lead at 3:40. The Huskies’ Max Kalter got it back with a power-play goal, his third of the season, at 7:18 to complete the scoring for the night.
Tomas Vomacka stopped 29 shots in net for UConn. BC’s Joseph Woll made 28 saves for his second win in two nights over t he Huskies.
Quinnipiac 4, UMass 0: At Hamden, Andrew Shortridge stopped 32 shots for his sixth straight victory, a shutout of the No. 1 team in the country.
Craig Martin scored two goals for Quinnipiac, and Zach Metsa and Wyatt Bongiovanni had the others. It was the seventh consecutive win for the Bobcats, 14-2 and ranked No. 8 in the country. The two teams meet again on Saturday at Amherst, Mass.
Yale 4, RPI 2: At New Haven, Justin Pearson scored a pair of goals to lead the Bulldogs to the ECAC win at Ingalls Rink.
Pearson’s first came at 1:06 of the first period and Phil Kemp scored at 6:15 to send Yale to the locker room with a lead it would never lose. After a scoreless second, Person and Evan Smith scored third-period goals.