Men's Hockey Defeats Boston College, 4-1

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Junior forward David Busch scored two goals and senior goaltender Ty Conklin made 37 saves to lift New Hampshire to a 4-1 HOCKEY EAST win over Boston College before a crowd of 7,325 fans at Kelley Rink.

New Hampshire (8-3-1) broke open a close contest with two empty-net goals in the final minute.

Boston College freshman forward Tony Voce opened the scoring at 8:45 of the first period. Senior Marty Hughes and junior Ales Dolinar assisted on the score. The goal was Voce's fourth in the last three games.

Busch evened the score at 1-1 at 17:36 of the first period, and netted the decisive goal -- on the power play -- at 15:29 of the middle period.

Neither team scored again until Boston College pulled goaltender Scott Clemmensen with 45 seconds remaining. The Eagles were shorthanded when Clemmensen went to the bench.

Boston College (9-3-0) dominated the first period, outshooting the visiting Wildcats 18-6.

Clemmensen finished with 24 saves.


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