Roundup: Two hat tricks power UNH past Denver

Third-ranked New Hampshire brought its offense out West, scoring four goals in the third period Saturday night to defeat No. 2 Denver, 6-4. The Wildcats tied No. 14 Colorado College, 4-4, Friday night.

Grayson Downing completed his hat trick for UNH (9-1-2) with a goal at 1:19 of the third, pulling the Wildcats to within 4-3. Then Kevin Doumas went off for the visitors from Hockey East, scoring at 13:24, 16:40, and 19:37 (into an empty net).

Casey DeSmith started in net for UNH but was replaced by Jeff Wyer after the Pioneers (9-3-0) raced to a 3-0 lead in the opening 9:05. Wyer finished with 18 saves.


BU 4, St. Lawrence 0 — The No. 10 Terriers (7-4-0) took care of the Saints (6-4-2) at Agganis Arena, with Sean Maguire making 21 saves for the shutout.

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UMass-Lowell 3, Princeton 1— The host River Hawks (4-5-1) scored three goals in a 1:22 span late in the second quarter to take out the Tigers (3-4-1). Terrence Wallin, Michael Colantone, and Joseph Pendenza scored for Lowell.

Quinnipiac 2, UMass 2 — Mike Dalhuisen’s goal at 7:34 of the third period for the No. 18 Bobcats (8-3-2) forced overtime in Amherst. Conor Sheary (shorthanded) and Rocco Carzo tallied for the Minutemen (4-5-2).

Minnesota 3, Vermont 1 — The No. 4 Gophers (9-2-2) struck twice in the second period and Adam Wilcox stopped 26 shots by the host Catamounts (2-7-2).

Providence 7, Brown 0 — The Mayor’s Cup in Providence was a one-sided affair as the Friars (6-5-1) put away the Bears (2-4-2) with a four-goal third period. Kevin Hart had a goal and three helpers for Providence.


Yale 6, Colorado College 5 — Josh Balch’s overtime goal lifted the visiting Bulldogs (5-2-1) past the 14th-ranked Tigers (7-6-1).

UConn 3, Air Force 2 — Sean Ambrosie scored 35 seconds into overtime to give the Huskies (4-5-1, 3-4-0) a weekend sweep of the defending Atlantic Hockey champions in Hartford.


Harvard 3, Cornell 2 — At Cambridge, the seventh-ranked Crimson (6-1-0, 6-0-0 ECAC) got a tiebreaking goal from Kalley Armstrong in the third period in beating the No. 2 Big Red (9-2-0, 7-1-0).

BC 5, Yale 0 — The No. 5 Eagles (8-3-2) captured the Nutmeg Classic in New Haven behind 3-point nights from Emily Field and Blake Bolden.