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    Rensselaer upsets Harvard

    Rensselaer received a career-high 41 saves from sophomore Chase Perry and recorded three special teams goals in shutting out No. 2 Harvard, 4-0, on Friday night in Troy, N.Y.

    The Engineers improved to 4-19-0 (2-10-0 ECAC), while the Crimson dropped to 11-3-1 (7-2-1 ECAC Hockey). The shutout was the first of Perry’s career.

    Jacob Hayhurst opened the scoring at 2:38 of the first period and Brady Wiffen doubled Rensselaer’s lead with 0.6 seconds left in the first. Jesper Ohrvall and Jared Wilson scored in the second period.

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    Harvard’s Merrick Madsen made 16 saves in two periods. Cameron Gornet stepped in to stop all 11 shots he faced.

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    Vermont 4, Providence 3 — Matt Alvaro and Trey Phillips had a goal and an assist each to lead the Catamounts (15-6-2, 7-3-1 Hockey East) past the host Friars (9-8-4, 1-6-2).

    Notre Dame 2, Merrimack 1 — Anders Bjork potted the winner at 16:18 of the third period as the No. 13 Fighting Irish (13-7-2, 6-3-1 Hockey East) edged the Warriors (7-11-3, 1-5-3) in North Andover.

     Merrimack’s Derek Petti opened the scoring at 5:18 of the first period before Andrew Oglevie tied it at 12:18 of the second.

    Women’s hockey

    BC 1, Merrimack 0 — Andie Anastos broke a scoreless tie with 2:30 left as the No. 6 Eagles (15-3-4, 11-2-2 Hockey East) beat the Warriors (8-15-2, 4-12-0) at Conte Forum. Katie Burt (12 saves) posted her fourth shutout of the season, 27th of her career.

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    Rensselaer 3, Harvard 1 — Blake Orosz scored 44 seconds into the game and the Engineers (8-14-1, 5-6-0 ECAC) never looked back in a win over the Crimson (1-12-2, 1-7-2) at Bright-Landry Center.

     Jaimie Grisgby and Taylor Schwalbe added second period goals for Rensselaer.

     Sydney Daniels spoiled the shutout for Lovisa Selander at 18:29 of the third period. Selander had 32 saves.

     Harvard’s Beth Larcom stopped 23 shots.