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Late goal lifts Northeastern hockey past Notre Dame

By Eugene Kucinski

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Northeastern defeated No. 13 Notre Dame 3-2 in the Shillelagh Tournament on Saturday.

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With the score tied 2-2 and less than three minutes remaining, Dalen Hedges scored to give the Huskies (9-5-1) the win.

The Irish, (9-6-1) jumped out to a quick lead, as Shayne Taker scored at the 13:34 mark in the first period. They increased the lead to 2-0 on a goal by Stephen Johns in the second period.

Northeastern came storming back with Torin Snyderman and Braden Pimm to tie the game.

Notre Dame placed four players on the all-tournament team, including the Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player, T.J. Tynan.

The Huskies return to action Dec. 6 when they take on Providence. Notre Dame will host the Minutemen on Dec. 6.

Vermont wins thriller over Maine

Vermont completed a late comeback to defeat Maine 3-2 on Friday. The Catamounts then followed it up with a 5-2 win on Saturday to sweep the Black Bears.

UVM (7-5-1, 4-4-0 Hockey East) was led by Chris McCarthy and his three assists. The  Catamounts’ goals were scored by Micheal Paliotta, Jake Fallon and defenseman Chris Muscoby, who scored the game winner with 2:49 remaining in regulation.

The Black Bears (6-6-1, 3-2-1 Hockey East) took a 2-1 lead during a strong second period. Devin Shore scored a power play goal 2:52 into the period and Steven Swavely scored six minutes later to give his team the lead.

UVM’s Brody Hoffman won the goalie battle with 32 saves, while Maine’s Martin Ouellette stopped 21 shots.

The Catamounts will return to action on Dec. 14 against St. Lawrence, and Maine will take on UMass Lowell on the Dec. 8.

Eugene Kucinski can be reached at [email protected]

 

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