Saturday, January 21, 2017
Freshman forward Clayton Keller has goal and assist for Terriers
Freshman forward Clayton Keller had a goal and an assist for the Terriers
||Clayton Keller (10)|| -
||Patrick Harper (8)||Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson/14, Jordan Greenway/15
||Blaine Byron (11)||Mitchell Fossier/7, Rob Michel/8
||Brandon Hickey (4)||Clayton Keller/12, Nick Roberto/7
|Shots on Goal
|Team Stats and Records
|Boston University (16-5-2)
|Boston University Goaltending
|Jake Oettinger (W, 13-5-2)||59:58||1
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|Rob McGovern (L, 7-9-3)||58:31||3
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The Maine Black Bears welcomed the Boston University Terriers to Alfond for a Saturday night Hockey East Matchup in front of a sold out crowd.
The first period was a tight checking affair that saw both teams get two chances on the powerplay. Boston University, however, would make the most out of the Black Bear powerplay as Clayton Keller was able to intercept a Rob Michel outlet pass, and go in all alone, scoring on Maine goaltender Rob McGovern, giving the Terriers a 1-0 leading heading into the first intermission.
The second period saw the Black Bears run into penalty trouble that would eventually prove costly. Jordan Greenway was able to find fellow Terrier Forsbacka Karlsson on the left faceoff dot, who then wired a puck through the seam, finding Patrick Harper who buried the chance passed a sprawling McGovern. The Black Bears found themselves staring down a two-goal deficit as they headed into the third frame.
Blaine Byron was able to breakthrough on the powerplay for Maine 6:18 into the 3rd as a seeing eye shot arched over BU goaltender Jake Oettinger. Mitchell Fossier and Rob Michel were credited with the assists. Three minutes later the Terriers would extend their lead back to two sa Brandon Hickey would be the beneficiary of a deflected puck and an open net opportunity. Clayton Keller and Nick Roberto were credited with the assists. The game would end with a 3-1 final, with Jake Oettinger picking up the win and 26 saves, while goaltender Rob McGovern would make 34 saves in the loss.
Maine returns to Alfond Arena next weekend as they take on the UMass Minutemen in a Hockey East matchup. Tickets are available at GoBlackBears.com or by phone at 207-581-BEAR