A tie for first place in Hockey East would have been on the line had Saturday night’s game in Lowell been played two weeks ago. Instead, the No. 9 University of Massachusetts-Lowell’s 5-3 victory over the No. 15 University of Massachusetts-Amherst lifted the Riverhawks in fourth and dropped UMass to fifth.
The No. 10 Boston University women’s hockey team lost both games in a home-and-home series with the University of Connecticut this weekend.
Before Saturday’s game against the University of Connecticut, Boston University coach Brian Durocher of the No. 10 women’s ice hockey team arrived at a sudden realization ‘-’- yet another of his team’s top defensemen would be unavailable for BU’s second leg of a home-and-home series against UConn.
The Boston University men’s hockey team hung tough with No. 14/15 Boston College for two periods Saturday night, but the Eagles overpowered the Terriers in the third, scoring three unanswered goals to earn a 4-1 victory at Agganis Arena.
Trailing 2-1 with 14:22 remaining in the third period, Boston College junior forward Joe Whitney was so wide open from the left slot, he invoked the name of New York City’s most famous street to describe the look that led to BC’s third goal.