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College hockey roundup: St. Lawrence surge sweeps away Northeastern

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.

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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.

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.

Women

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).

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