|1st||13:01||UML||1-0||PP||A.J. White (3)||C.J. Smith/5|
|1st||17:02||UML||2-0||EV||A.J. White (4)||-|
|2nd||6:28||NOE||1-2||PP||Dylan Sikura (1)||Matt Benning/1, Dalen Hedges/4|
|2nd||16:51||NOE||2-2||PP||Zach Aston-Reese (1)||Mike Szmatula/1, Dalen Hedges/5|
|3rd||1:22||NOE||3-2||EV||Ryan Rosenthal (2)||Zach Aston-Reese/5, Mike Gunn/1|
|3rd||7:15||UML||3-3||PP GT||Adam Chapie (2)||Zack Kamrass/5, Tyler Mueller/2|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||OT||SOG|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|UMass Lowell (5-1-2)||2/4||5/10||0|
|Derick Roy (T, 0-4-1)||65:00||3||11||10||12||5||38|
|UMass Lowell Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||OT||Saves|
|Kevin Boyle (T, 3-1-2)||65:00||3||5||11||7||2||25|
LOWELL, Mass. - Junior forward Adam Chapie's (Oxford, Mich.) 5-on-3 power play goal with 12:45 left in the third period tied the game to help the No. 6 ranked UMass Lowell hockey team to a 3-3 draw against Northeastern on Friday night at the Tsongas Center.
Zach Kamrass (Atlanta, Ga.) took the original shot and Chapie buried the rebound into the open net.
The River Hawks took the lead on A.J. White's (Dearborn, Mich.) third goal of the season at 13:01 of the first period. C.J. Smith (Des Moines, Iowa) took the original shot and gathered his own rebound behind the net and slotted the pass through the crease to White, who put the puck in the open net on the power play.
White scored his second goal of the game with just under three minutes remaining in the period. Michael Kapla (Eau Claire, Wis.) fed the junior with a cross-ice pass and after White got a few feet into the left faceoff circle he let go a wrist shot that beat Derick Roy.
The UMass Lowell (5-1-2, 3-0-1) defense stifled the Husky attack in the first period, only allowing five shots on goal to the River Hawks' 13.
The Huskies (0-6-1, 0-2-1) scored two power play goals in the second period in the second period to knot the score up at 2-2 heading into the third. Dylan Sikura cut the deficit to 2-1 at 6:28. Matt Benning took a shot from the point that got deflected and went towards the corner, and Sikura let a bad-angled shot off from the goal line that beat Boyle.
Mike Szmatula tied the game at 16:51 off a loose scramble in front of the net, that had to be reviewed. Sikura took a shot that bounced off of Smith and went to Zach Aston-Reese who had an open net. Dylan Zink slid across the crease to block the shot and the rebound bounced around before Szmatula knocked it in.
Northeastern took the 3-2 lead on a high snipe from the right circle from Ryan Rosenthal. The sophomore received a pass from Aston-Reese before the blue line and skated free to the circle. The River Hawks earned a 5 on 3 for 1:16 with 13:38 remaining which led to the Chapie goal.
With both teams scrambling for the winning goal the goalies played their best. After a turnover in the UMass Lowell zone with 9:20 left in the third Szmatula was all alone in front of Boyle, but the junior stood up to the task making a pad save to preserve the tie.
Roy came up big for the Huskies with time winding down towards the extra period. With under four left minutes Roy made a save on Terrence Wallin (Yardley, Pa.) on a two on one for the home team. With under a minute to play Kapla and Smith both had chances for the win but could get a clean look. In the finals 10 seconds Jake Suter (Lac du Flambeau, Wis.) sent a shot wide, and then Roy made a point-blank save on Joe Gambardella.
Boyle made one of his two overtime saves on a shot from Trevor Owens with 3:35 remaining. With 58.2 seconds remaining Evan Campbell's one-on-one opportunity was saved Roy.
With under 15 seconds to play White and Campbell just missed on a connection for what would have been a wide open game-winning goal.
The River Hawks outshot Northeastern 41-28. White led the home team with six, and Torin Snydeman had six for the Huskies. Boyle made 25 saves and Roy made 38 of his own.
Both teams scored two goals on the power play, UMass Lowell went 2-for-4 and the visitors went 2-for-5.
The two teams complete the home-and-home series tomorrow night at Northeastern with faceoff set for 7 p.m. at Matthews Arena.