DURHAM, N.H.-The University of New Hampshire Wildcats (18-3-4, 10-1-4) and Boston University Terriers (14-6-6, 9-1-5) battled to a 3-3 tie at the Whittemore Center on Friday night.
Chris Heron scored a shorthanded goal at 1:21 of the third period to tie the game at 3-3. With the tie, New Hampshire remains in first place in the Hockey East standings with a one point advantage over Boston University.
New Hampshire opened up the scoring when Darren Haydar scored his fifteenth goal of the season just thirty-seven seconds into the first period. Boston University came back and tied the game at 1-1 when Tommi Degerman scored at 5:10. The Wildcats regained the lead when Johnny Rogers beat Boston University goalie Ricky DiPietro at 7:39. Boston University again tied the game at 7:39 when Brian Collins beat New Hampshire goalie Ty Conklin high glove side. New Hampshire finished the scoring in the first period when David Busch came around the slot and went blocker side to take take a 3-2 lead.
The teams battled to a scoreless second period as Conklin stopped 11 shots for the Wildcats, while DiPetro made 5 saves for the Terriers.