Saturday night at Agganis Arena, the No. 16 Boston University men’s hockey team took a different road but ended up at the same destination as it took on University of New Hampshire for the second time this season.
The Terriers (6-4-1, 5-3-1 Hockey East) topped the Wildcats (5-5-2, 4-4-1 Hockey East) by a score of 4-1, a far cry from BU’s dominant season-opening 5-0 win back on Oct. 8.
But a win is a win, and, thanks to a trio of third-period BU goals, it’s the third straight for the suddenly streaking Terriers.
“We were pretty thorough tonight, and I liked how hard we played from beginning to end,” said BU coach Jack Parker. “The score was not indicative of the game. It was really a close game . . . [UNH] kept coming at us and we made some pretty good defensive plays, and we had some pretty good puck luck at times too.”
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