943BU HOCKEY UPDATE -TERRIERS FALL 3-1 TO LOWELL-HOST MERRIMACK TUESDAY EVENING
- Feb 24, 2013To all:Lowell completed the season sweep last night defeating the Terriers 3-1. Evan Rodrigues had a short handed goal for the Terriers lone score. The Terriers are now in 6th place in the league and host 3rd place Merrimack on Tuesday night.Women's team battled back after trailing 5-1 to defeat UCONN 7-5. They are currently in first place in the league and can clinch the regular season title with a win at UCONN this afternoon.Below courtesy of Brian Kelley and the Official BU site is the wrap up.Be safeChris HenesBU Hockey Alumni
Men's Ice Hockey Falls at No. 12 UMass Lowell, 3-1
Evan Rodrigues scored his 10th goal of the season.
Feb. 23, 2013
LOWELL, Mass. - The No. 13/15 Boston University men's ice hockey team dropped a 3-1 road contest to No. 12 UMass Lowell on Saturday night at Tsongas Center. With the loss, the Terriers fall to an even 14-14-2 on the year with an 11-9-2 Hockey East mark.
The River Hawks completed their first season sweep of BU since the 2000-01 campaign, having earned a 3-0 win on Friday night and a 4-3 triumph on Jan. 19 - both at Agganis Arena.
UMass Lowell (18-9-2, 12-8-2 HE) opened the scoring just 5:47 into the contest on a goal by Scott Wilson before doubling its lead midway through the second on a power-play tally from the stick of Chad Ruhwedel.
The Terriers got on the board with 11:35 left in regulation while Lowell was on one of its 10 power plays. Sophomore Evan Rodrigues converted a shorthanded wraparound off an assist by junior Sahir Gill to cut the deficit in half.
However, the River Hawks established a two-goal cushion soon after when Joseph Pendenza got ahead of the BU defense and beat freshman goaltender Sean Maguire to make it 3-1 at 12:05 of the third.
BU would get no closer, as Connor Hellebuyck made 15 saves to pick up his 10th straight win. UMass Lowell held a commanding 39-16 shot advantage with Maguire stopping 36 of those in goal for the Terriers.
The Terriers came up empty in five power-play chances while limiting the River Hawks to just one goal on 10 power-play opportunities, including three lengthy 5-on-3 adavantages.
In the Hockey East standings, BU finds itself in sixth place, five points ahead of seventh-place Vermont and two points behind UMass Lowell and Boston College, who are tied for fourth.BU will complete a stretch of three games in five days when it plays host to No. 17 Merrimack on Tuesday at Agganis Arena. Game time is set for 7 p.m. The Terriers have won both of their previous meetings this season against the Warriors.