UConn Skates to 2-2 Tie at Boston University

Sophomore forward Alexander Payusov scored the game-tying goal for the Huskies
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
2nd 11:38  BU1-0 SH Bobo Carpenter (1) -
2nd 12:57  CON1-1 PP Johnny Austin (1)Maxim Letunov/4, Alexander Payusov/2
2nd 17:10  BU2-1 SH Bobo Carpenter (2)Jordan Greenway/2
3rd 7:30  CON2-2 PP GT Alexander Payusov (5)Maxim Letunov/5, Johnny Austin/6
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd OT Final
UConn  01102
Boston University  02002
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd OT SOG
UConn  71211333
Boston University  14145235
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
UConn (2-2-1)  2/3 1/2 0
Boston University (2-2-1)  0/1 3/6 2
UConn Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 OT Saves
Adam Huska (T, 2-2-1)65:002 14125233
Boston University Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 OT Saves
Jake Oettinger (T, 2-2-1)64:472 71110331
Empty Net0:130      

BOSTON - Junior Bobo Carpenter scored a pair of shorthanded goals in the second period but visiting UConn drew even in the third period and the No. 7/8 Boston University men's ice hockey team settled for a 2-2 tie on Friday evening at Agganis Arena.

The Terriers, who were playing in their Hockey East opener, move to 2-2-1 overall and 0-0-1 in league play while the Huskies now stand at 2-2-1 with a 1-1-1 conference mark.


- All four goals came during UConn power plays as Carpenter notched a pair of shorthanded goals and the Huskies converted twice on the man advantage.

- On the Huskies' first power play of the night, Carpenter forced a turnover before scoring off a backhand on a breakaway to open the scoring at 11:38 of the second.

- UConn quickly equalized later in the power play on a shot from the center point by Johnny Austin.

- Carpenter came through once again on the the penalty kill, taking advantage of a miscue by UConn netminder Adam Huska and converting off a backhanded wraparound at the 17:10 mark of the middle stanza.

- The Huskies' third and final power play of the night created a second tie that was never broken as Alexander Payusov knocked in a rebound at the left post with 12:30 let in regulation.


- Carpenter became the first Terrier to score two shorthanded goals in game since Cason Hohmann performed the feat against Merrimack in the Hockey East quarterfinals on March 14, 2015.

- BU held a 35-33 shot advantage, including a 14-7 margin in the scoreless opening period.

- Sophomore Jake Oettinger recorded 31 saves for the Terriers while Huska stopped 33 shots for the Huskies.

- BU has only scored one even-strength goal over its past three contests.

- Carpenter's goals were his first of the season.

- Payusov and Johnny Austin each added an assist while Maxim Letunov added a pair of helpers.

- Junior Jordan Greenway picked up an assist on Carpenter's second goal.


- The two teams will wrap up their weekend home-and-home series on Saturday at the XL Center in Hartford.

- Game time is 5 p.m.