HARTFORD, Nov. 22 – Trailing by three goals, the UConn men’s hockey team had scored two goals in less than a minute with about 11 minutes left in the game. The crowd of more than 7,000 fans in the XL Center was rocking. The energy was pulsating through the building.
But No. 3 Boston University didn’t panic. Head coach David Marsh called a timeout. The Terriers regrouped and gave up just two shots in the final 10 minutes and scored two late goals to beat the Huskies, 5-2 on Saturday.
BU (8-1-1, 6-1-1 Hockey East) led 3-0 in the third period. But Connecticut scored twice in 57 seconds on goals by senior Cody Sharib and freshman Corey Ronan to the lead to one goal.
“I didn’t think the game was over by any stretch of the imagination,” Marsh said. “They were relentless. The crowd was into it and (UConn) was feeding off their energy.” Continue Reading