Dec. 7, 2013
The Huskies improve to 6-5-2 overall and 5-2-1 in the AHA and are now off until they host the UConn Hockey Classic at the XL Center on December 29th and 30th.
UConn put the pressure on Niagara early in the first period and held a 17-8 edge on shots after one but couldn’t solve
The Purple Eagles (3-11-1, 3-4-1 AHA) opened the scoring at 10:24 a Mike Conderman scored his fourth of the season. Kevin Patterson threw a shot on goal from just inside the blue line on the right wing and Conderman was able to deflect through traffic beating Grogan.
The Huskies got the equalizing goal at 1:49 in the second period off the stick of Pauly. Sophomore Patrick Kirtland (
The UConn game-winner would come at 7:14 in the third as the Huskies finally capitalized on a power play chance. Pauly cycled the puck to junior Jacob Poe (
The Huskies were whistled for six penalties on Saturday and killed off all five of
Senior netminder Matt Grogan (
The Huskies will next face Sacred Heart in an AHA meeting in the UConn Hockey Classic on December 29th. The Quinnipiac Bobcats and UMass Minutemen will face-off in the other match-up in