Northeastern loses hockey game to St. Lawrence

Gunnar Hughes broke a 1-1 tie midway through the second period and goalie Matt Weninger thwarted Northeastern’s bid to get back in the game as St. Lawrence recorded a 5-2 nonconference triumph over the Huskies Friday night at Matthews Arena.

The ECAC Saints extended their unbeaten streak against Hockey East teams to 7-0-1.

Ludwig Karlsson got the Huskies (4-7-1) off to a good start with a strike at 13:25 of the first period but the Saints (6-3-2) responded with one by Greg Carey just before the end of the period.

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After Hughes’s goal, the Saints scored three more by Kyle Flanagan, Chris Martin, and Pat Raley to make it 5-1.

Dax Lauwers got one back for NU with less than two minutes remaining in the game.

Weninger (6-3-2) finished with 21 saves and Bryan Mountain (0-4-1) had 34 for the Huskies.

Yale 2, Denver 1 — Kenny Agostino scored on a power play 3:28 into overtime to give the visiting Bulldogs (4-2-1) an upset of the second-ranked Pioneers (9-2-0) in Denver. Stu Wilson had the other Yale strike and Jeff Malcolm made 32 saves in the win.

UNH 4, Colorado College 4 — Casey Thrush had a pair of goals for the No. 3 Wildcats (8-1-2), who built a 4-0 lead in the first period and had to fight off the host Tigers (7-5-1) to earn a point.

Minnesota 5, Vermont 1 — Kyle Rau’s goal at 18:39 of the first snapped a 1-1 tie and catapulted the No. 4 Gophers (8-2-2) to victory in their first-ever trip to Gutterson Fieldhouse. Brett Bruneteau scored for the Catamounts (2-6-2).

Mercyhurst 4, Bentley 3 — Grant Blakey scored 2:33 into overtime to give the visiting Lakers (4-4-1, 4-1-0 Atlantic) the victory over the Falcons (5-5-2, 4-3-0). After pulling goalie Brandon Komm (39 saves), Bentley tied it, 3-3, with 29 seconds left in regulation on a goal by defenseman Steve Weinstein.

UConn 2, Air Force 1 — Jordan Sims scored the winner midway through the second period, Billy Latta had a pair of assists, and Garrett Bartus topped 35 shots to power the Huskies (3-5-1, 2-4-0) to an Atlantic Hockey win over the Falcons (3-5-3, 2-2-1) at Storrs.

Princeton 4, Sacred Heart 3 — Andrew Ammon had a career-high four goals, the winner coming on a power play at 12:51 of the third period, as the Tigers (3-3-1) rallied from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Pioneers (0-10-2) at Bridgeport, Conn.


BC 3, Quinnipiac 0 — Haley Skarupa had a pair of goals and Corinne Boyles (27 saves) recorded her first shutout of the season to lift the Eagles (7-3-2) past the Bobcats (7-6-2) in New Haven.

Providence 2, Brown 2 — Alena Polenska scored at 19:16 of the third to lift the host Bears (1-7-1) into a tie with the Friars (7-5-4).

Yale 4, UConn 3 — Kate Mattini’s second goal of the game gave the host Bulldogs (2-9-0) an overtime victory over the Huskies (2-11-2).