Maine Hockey Beats #3 Quinnipiac [VIDEO]
The University of Maine men's ice hockey team took down the #3 ranked Quinnipiac Bobcats by a score 4-3 in overtime on Friday night.
The Black Bears fell behind in the second period after Andrew Taverner scored a goal 12:09 into the period and was followed a minute later by another one from Thomas Aldworth. UMaine would battle back in the third period to get within a goal after Nolan Vesey found the back of the net from the assist by Eric Schurhamer. Maine would score twice more after the Bobcats extended their lead to 3-1 after Schurhamer and Patrick Shea each found the back of the net with less than ten minutes remaining. Quinnipiac would commit a penalty in overtime with the score at 3-3 and reigning Hockey East Rookie of the Week Mitchell Fossier notched the game winner 2:08 into the extra session.
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Schurhamer ended the night with three points and Rob McGovern had the win in net for Maine, allowing three goals on 28 shots.
The Black Bears are now 3-0 on the season and will host the Bobcats for the conclusion of the series at Alfond Arena on Saturday night.