In-Depth Spotlight on the Five Husky Seniors
UConn tallies four straight after going down 1-0. Sean Ambrosie scored the game-winning goal late in the first period on the power play.
Brant Harris and Trevor Gerling each tallied two goals. Matt Grogan stopped 29 shots to earn the victory.
UConn outshot Canisius, 46-15. Tyler Bouchard notched his first career goal.
Connecticut skated nine freshmen with Joe Birmingham scoring in the second period.
UConn vs Penn State Men's Hockey 1/4/13
2013-14 (Sophomore Season): Played in one game.
2012-2013 (Freshman Season): Saw action in 12 games as a rookie... Totaled five points on five assists... Notched two assists in the UConn Classic, a 7-2 win over AIC (Dec. 29).
Before UConn: Birmingham played a season for the St. Louis Bandits of the NAHL... Earned a spot on the NAHL Central Division All-Star Team in 2011-12 and finished seventh in total points in the NAHL regular season, tallying 24 goals and 45 assists for 69 points in 60 games... Previously captained the Northfield Mt. Hermon preparatory school in 2010-11.
Personal: Born September 7, 1991...a pre-communications sciences major