The Wildcats now own a 22-6-2 overall record and a 17-4-2 in Hockey East play while the Terriers hold a 17-5-9, 12-4-8 in conference play.
Smith gave the Wildcats a 1-0 lead on a power play goal, late into the first period marking his 18th on the season. Brad Flaishans (
Smith advanced UNH’s lead to 2-0 with a one timer over the shoulder of Curry. Pollastrone took the puck up the boards passing it to Smith in the slot. Smith has had 10 multi-point games this season. Matt Fornataro (Calgary Alb.) was credited with the secondary assist.
With 15:17 left in the second, Mike Radja (
Peter McArthur got the Terriers onto the scoreboard scoring off with a shot from the left crease beating Regan glove side making the score 3-1. Tom Morrow and Bryan Ewing were credited with the assists on the goal.
Kenny Roche netted the Terriers second goal of the period on a shot from the right crease. Regan thought he had made the save but the puck got lost between his pads trickling into the net making the score 3-2 14:39 into the second period.
The Wildcats could not keep their lead for long as Boston University tied the score 3-3 at the beginning of the third period on a slap shot taken by Peter McArthur from the blueline at 16:08. The puck bounced off the post on the glove side of Regan and into the net. Matt Gilroy was credited with the assist.
Junior netminder Kevin Regan (
The Wildcats return to action next Friday, February 23 at the