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Women’s Ice Hockey Falters at BU

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NORTH ANDOVER, Mass.– The Merrimack women’s ice hockey team slipped against the Boston University Terriers, falling on the road 6-0 on Friday in the first of two games in the series.
 
The Basics
Score: Merrimack 0, Boston University 6
Records: Merrimack (1-12-0, 1-12-0 HE) | Boston University (3-3-0, 3-3-0 HE)
Location: Walter Brown Arena | Boston, Mass.
 
How It Happened

  • After an evenly matched open to the first, Boston University got the game’s first goal at 11:19, finishing with a backhanded shot off of a 2-on-1 break.
  • BU scored the first of three second period goals three minutes into the frame, finishing on a play taken through center with a move to cut against the defense.
  • Special teams got to work for the Terriers, scoring shorthanded following a defensive faceoff win for BU. The third of the period was tacked on at 18:58 on the power play for a 4-0 lead.
  • The Terriers scored off of the opening faceoff of the third period, again shorthanded, for the game’s fifth tally. The hosts would add the sixth of the night at 13:46 of the final period.
  • The Warriors offense fired 24 shots on goal, led by Dominika Laskova, Julia MacLean and Mack Emery notching three shots on goal apiece.

Notes & Numbers

  • The Warriors finished the night even in shot attempts with the Terriers at 49 tries for both sides.
  • Goaltenders: Emma Gorski (30 saves, 1-11-0) | Kate Stuart (24 saves, 1-1-0)
  • Power Plays: MC 0-8 | BU 1-4
  • Shots on Goal: MC 9, BU 11 | MC 10, BU 14 | MC 5, BU 10 | MC 24, BU 36
  • Faceoffs: 27 MC | 15 BU
  • Blocks: 9 MC | 13 BU

Up Next
The Warriors will finish the weekend series with Boston University on Sunday at Lawler Rink, with puck drop at noon.
 

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