Johnny Gaudreau scored two goals and Kevin Hayes added a goal and an assist to lead No. 8 Boston College to a 4-2 win over 19th-ranked Northeastern on Friday night at Conte Forum.
After Ryan Belonger gave the Huskies a 1-0 lead 12:43 into the first period, the Eagles scored three in a row to take command.
Hayes tied the game with just 31 seconds left in the first, Gaudreau gave BC the lead at 12:19 of the second, and Ryan Fitzgerald potted the winner 1:08 into the third.
UMass-Lowell 5, UNH 3 — Ryan McGrath and Scott Wilson scored 23 seconds apart in the third and the No. 15 River Hawks (4-3-0, 1-0-0 Hockey East) beat the Wildcats (1-4-1, 0-1-0) at the Tsongas Center.
Connor Hellebuyck made 34 saves to pick up the victory.
Vermont 2, Notre Dame 1 — Mario Puskarich’s power-play goal with 1:44 left in the third period spoiled the first foray into Hockey East play for the No. 2 Fighting Irish (5-2-0, 0-1-0) as the Catamounts (2-1-1, 1-0-0) prevailed in Burlington, Vt.
Maine 1, UMass 1 — Maine’s Ben Hutton scored at 3:35 of the second period and Conor Sheary got the equalizer at 17:28 as the Black Bears (3-2-1, 0-1-1 Hockey East) and Minutemen (2-4-1, 0-1-1) batted to a tie at the Mullins Center.
Merrimack 3, Bentley 1 — Hampus Gustafsson and Dan Kolomatis scored third-period goals as the Warriors (3-3-0) defeated the Falcons (1-6-0) in North Andover.
Harvard 2, Renssealer 0 — Jimmy Vesey and Kyle Criscuolo scored as the Crimson (2-0-1, 1-0-1 ECAC) blanked the Engineers (4-2-1, 0-1-1) at the Bright-Landry Center.
BC 8, Providence 6 — Haley Skarupa and Kate Leary had two goals and two assists apiece as the No. 6 Eagles (6-2-0, 2-1-0 Hockey East) topped the host Friars (4-5-0, 1-2-0).
Rensselaer 2, Harvard 1 — Lauren Wash netted the winner at 10:03 of the third period as the Engineers (2-5-1, 1-0-0 ECAC) upset the No. 7 Crimson (2-1-0, 2-1-0) in Troy, N.Y.