GameDay Final: UNH 3, Merrimack 2 (OT)
DURHAM, N.H. — Merrimack fell to New Hampshire 3-2 in overtime on Friday night.
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Leftover Quotes …
Scott Borek on this recent stretch …
"I think the hockey gods were good to us in the first half, as we all know. I think we're pressing more than we're playing. I think we're playing frustrated. So small things become big things when that is happening.”
Borek on the start of the game …
“We started really well until we took that penalty. We took a bad penalty. They hadn't really touched the puck yet and now all of a sudden we’re in our zone and that kind of turned the momentum. It gave them some opportunities, and we killed the penalty, but it gave them zone time and some momentum, which they didn't have any of at the time. That turned the period a little bit. But I'm certain that we had more chances in the first period, we just didn't finish and they finished with two really good chances. That's been the story of what's been going on with us right now. But in the second and third, we carried the play. We had the puck, we just didn't finish. They did.”
UNH head coach Mike Souza on the flow of the game …
“I thought Merrimack outplayed us to be quite honest. I feel like we've been on that side of it before where we've had the advantage and great chances and come up short; it’s happened to us a few times. But I was proud of our guys. They were resilient and they found a way to they find a way to get it done.”
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Postgame with Merrimack head coach Scott Borek