Yellow Jackets goalie Zackarias Skog made 27 saves in win for the Yellow Jackets as the Minutemen went 0-for-7 on the power play Tuesday night.
UMass hockey surged in the second period and held on to beat American International at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield.
The Minutemen suffered their third loss in their last four games in Friday’s matchup in Springfield.
Seven players score in double digits as the Minutemen cruise by the American International Yellow Jackets 120-71 in their season exhibition.
American International’s defense proved to be a struggle for the UMass club rugby team in a 29-5 loss on Friday night.
Following a tough four-game stretch to start the season, UMass guard Freddie Riley hopes a 10-day layoff from games will help him get back into form starting tonight against Siena.
The UMass men’s basketball team will host American International in a preseason exhibition game this Saturday at the Mullins Center.