Notre Dame Rallies To Tie UMass Lowell, 2-2
Sophomore forward Anders Bjork nets game-tying goal for Fighting Irish

Sophomore forward Anders Bjork scored the game-tying goal for the Fighting Irish
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 15:27  UML1-0 PP Nick Master (2)Adam Chapie/5, A.J. White/3
2nd 9:22  UML2-0 EV Joe Gambardella (3)C.J. Smith/6
2nd 19:17  NDM1-2 PP Dennis Gilbert (1)Bobby Nardella/4, Jake Evans/10
3rd 9:55  NDM2-2 PP GT Anders Bjork (3)Steven Fogarty/6, Mario Lucia/6
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd OT Final
Notre Dame  01102
UMass Lowell  11002
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd OT SOG
Notre Dame  589628
UMass Lowell  1976234
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Notre Dame (5-2-4)  2/5 5/10 0
UMass Lowell (8-1-3)  1/5 5/10 0
Notre Dame Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 OT Saves
Cal Petersen (T, 5-2-4)65:002 1866232
UMass Lowell Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 OT Saves
Kevin Boyle (T, 8-1-3)65:002 578626

LOWELL, Mass. - The No. 5 ranked UMass Lowell Hockey team skated to a 2-2 tie with No. 15 Notre Dame on Friday night in Hockey East action in front of 5,141 fans at the Tsongas Center.

The River Hawks are now 8-1-3 overall on the season (4-0-3 HEA) and Notre Dame moves to 5-2-4 and 3-0-2 in league play.

UMass Lowell got out to a 2-0 lead in the first half of the game on goals by freshman forward Nick Master (Broomall, Pa.) and junior forward Joe Gambardella (Staten Island, N.Y.) at 15:27 of the first period and 9:22 of the second. Master finished the game 11-of-17 (65%) from the faceoff circle. The River Hawks owned a 19-5 shot advantage in the first period of play.

Sophomore forward C.J. Smith (Des Moines, Iowa) registered a game-high five shots on goal for the River Hawks.

Notre Dame got on the board on the power play at 19:17 of the second period on Dennis Gilbert's first career goal. Anders Bjork scored his third goal of the season to tie the game at 2-2 for the Fighting Irish at 9:55 of the third period.

Senior goaltender Kevin Boyle (Manalapan, N.J.) registered 26 saves on the night, while Notre Dame's Cal Petersen finished the night with 32 stops. The Fighting Irish went 2-for-5 on the power play, while the River Hawks went 1-for-5 in the contest.

UMass Lowell will finish the two-game Hockey East series with Notre Dame on Saturday, November 21st. Game time from the Tsongas Center is 7 p.m.