Hockey East roundup for Saturday, Nov. 13:
Vermont 5, No. 6 Boston College 3
The Catamounts (1-4-3) salvaged a weekend split at home after downing the No. 6 Eagles, 5-3, at Gutterson Fieldhouse. The Eagles (6-4-0) won 3-2 on Friday, but on Saturday the Catamounts jumped out to a 4-1 lead and then withstood a furious BC rally (led by two goals by Jimmy Hayes) before Tobias Nilsson-Roos sealed the Vermont win with an empty-netter.
No. 8 New Hampshire 3, Massachusetts 3 (OT)
The Wildcats (5-1-3) garnered three of a possible four points from their homestand against the Minutemen (0-6-3), after coming from behind to tie the Minuteman 3-3 on Saturday. After winning Friday's game, 3-0, UNH built a 2-1 lead after one period on Saturday. However, the Minutemen struck twice on third period tallies by TJ Syner and Michael Pereira to give UMass a brief 3-2 lead. UNH's Blake Kessel, however, scored 20 seconds after Pereira to knot the game, and the two teams skated through a scoreless overtime.
No. 5 Maine 4, Northeastern 2
The Black Bears (6-1-3) registered back-to-back deja vu 4-2 victories against Northeastern, making for a long bus ride home for the Huskies (1-7-3). Northeastern held leads of 1-0 after the first period and 2-1 after two Saturday, but a three-goal third period outburst by the Black Bears dashed any hope of a Husky upset.
Providence 4, Alabama-Huntsville 2
The Friars (5-4-2) completed a weekend road sweep of the Chargers (1-10-1), capping off Friday's 3-1 win with an end-to-end 4-2 victory on Saturday. Matt Germain led Providence with a four-point night (one goal, three assists).
In local ECAC Hockey action:
Clarkson 3, Harvard 1
Harvard had to settle for a split on its annual road trip to northern New York. After pinning a 4-2 loss on St. Lawrence on Friday night, the Crimson dropped a 3-1 decision to the Green Knights of Clarkson. Michael Biega got the lone tally for the Crimson (2-2-0). Clarkson improved to 5-4-2.