College hockey roundup

Roundup: Almeida’s OT strike gets BC past UNH

Barry Almeida scored the overtime winner, and No. 7-ranked Boston College escaped New Hampshire with its second late win in as many nights, prevailing, 3-2, in Durham, N.H.

Almeida’s power-play score came at 3:27 of the extra session, off a rebound of a Tommy Cross shot.

The Eagles (16-10-1, 12-7-1 Hockey East) used a two-goal third period Friday night to rally past the Wildcats, 4-3.


Parker Milner made 31 stops for the Eagles.

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UNH’s Mike Borisenok scored an equalizer with 1:12 left in the second, after the Wildcats killed a five-on-three power play, their final of three successful penalty kills in the period.

Freshman Casey DeSmith turned away a career-high 34 shots in defeat for UNH (9-13-2, 6-11-1), which has dropped four one-goal games, including three in overtime in January.

BC led, 2-1, after the first period on goals by Almeida and Chris Kreider, which sandwiched a power-play strike by New Hampshire’s Brett Kostolansky.

UMass-Lowell 5, UMass 2 - At Tsongas Arena, Derek Arnold and Terrence Wallin each scored a power-play goal in the third period, icing a weekend sweep for the River Hawks (16-7-0, 11-6-0 Hockey East).


The Minutemen (9-10-5, 5-8-4) erased a two-goal deficit in the second, but Josh Holmstrom scored at 16:50 to give the hosts a 3-2 lead entering the third.

Northeastern 4, Vermont 2 - Robbie Vrolyk, Alex Tuckerman, Dan Cornell, and Cody Ferriero each scored, Mike McLaughlin added three assists, and the visiting Huskies (10-11-3, 6-11-2 Hockey East) swept the weekend series with the Catamounts (5-19-1, 2-15-1).

Harvard 3 , Brown 1 - Eric Kroshus had a goal and an assist, Steve Michalek made 24 saves, and the Crimson (6-6-8, 5-4-6 ECAC) defended home ice against the Bears (8-10-3, 5-7-2).

Yale 5, Dartmouth 4 - In Hanover, N.H., the Bulldogs overcame a four-goal first period by the Big Green (9-9-2, 6-6-1 ECAC), winning on Kenny Agnostino’s goal with 34 seconds remaining.

Yale (9-10-2, 6-7-1) got two goals from Agostino and two assists from Brian O’Neill. Nick Maricic recorded 29 saves for his first win.


UConn 3, Holy Cross 0 - In Worcester, the Huskies (12-12-2, 11-8-1 Atlantic) scored in each period and got 31 saves from Garrett Bartus in topping the Crusaders (10-13-3, 8-8-3).

Army 3, Bentley 1 - Andy Starczewski and Danny Colvin each had a goal and an assist for the Black Knights (3-15-7, 2-13-5 Atlantic), who snapped a seven-game winless streak by upending the Falcons (8-12-6, 8-6-5) in Watertown.

AIC 3, Sacred Heart 2 - The second of Adam Pleskach’s two goals gave the visiting Yellow Jackets (5-19-2, 4-13-2 Atlantic) the win over the Pioneers (2-23-1, 1-17-1).