|1st||15:27||UML||1-0||PP||Nick Master (2)||Adam Chapie/5, A.J. White/3|
|2nd||9:22||UML||2-0||EV||Joe Gambardella (3)||C.J. Smith/6|
|2nd||19:17||NDM||1-2||PP||Dennis Gilbert (1)||Bobby Nardella/4, Jake Evans/10|
|3rd||9:55||NDM||2-2||PP GT||Anders Bjork (3)||Steven Fogarty/6, Mario Lucia/6|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||OT||SOG|
|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)||65:00||2||18||6||6||2||32|
|UMass Lowell Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||OT||Saves|
|Kevin Boyle (T, 8-1-3)||65:00||2||5||7||8||6||26|
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.