Women’s Ice Hockey Falls on Senior Night

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NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The Merrimack women’s ice hockey team held the No. 3 Northeastern Huskies offense to a 3-0 final in the team’s last game on home ice at Lawler Rink Friday night.
The Basics
Score: Merrimack 0, Northeastern 3
Records: Merrimack (5-23-5, 2-19-5 HEAW) | Northeastern (27-4-2, 23-3-0 HEAW)
Location: Lawler Rink | North Andover, Mass.
How It Happened

  • Northeastern made it 1-0 on a snapshot goal from Alina Mueller midway through the period to give the Huskies a lead.
  • The second period was a scoreless back-and-forth affair, with Merrimack posting a game-high 12 shots on goal, while Lea-Kristine Demers turned aside 14 shots.
  • The Huskies added two in the third, as Peyton Anderson found the back in the net at 8:54 of the period, before Miceala Sindoris gave the game its 3-0 final.
  • At the conclusion of the game, the Warriors honored the careers four graduating seniors: goaltender Lea-Kristine Demers, forward Mikyla Grant-Mentis, defender Chloe Cook and forward Kate Bukolska for their career achievements.

Notes & Numbers

  • Grant-Mentis led the team with six shots on goal, with Megan Fergusson and Dominika Laskova each had four shots in the game.
  • Demers’ turned aside a game-high 14 shots on goal in the second, en route to a 36 save effort come the game’s conclusion.
  • Goaltenders: Lea-Kristine Demers (36 saves, 4-17-5) // Aerin Frankel (21 saves, 22-4-2)
  • Power Plays: 0-2 | 0-4
  • Shots on Goal: 5-11 // 12-14 // 4-11– 21-36
  • Faceoffs: 29 // 24
  • Blocks: 13 // 6

Up Next
The Warriors will close out the season on the road at Northeastern, taking on the Huskies at Matthews Arena on Saturday, Feb. 22 with puck drop at 2 p.m.  

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