Boston College’s Logan Hutsko scored twice as the Eagles netted the final four goals of the game to defeat arch-rival Boston University, 4-1, in the opening game of a home-and-home series in the Battle of Commonwealth Ave.
Chad Krys gave the host Terriers the lead with a power play tally in the first. But from there the scoresheet was dominated by the Eagles.
Hutsko tallied twice in the second to give the Eagles the 2-1 advantage before Christopher Brown and Marc McLaughlin finished off the scoring in the third.
BC goaltender Joe Woll was stellar in net, making numerous high-end saves and stopping 38 of BU’s 39 shots.
Dartmouth 3, No. 16 Cornell 2
Dartmouth’s Cam Strong scored at 9:29 of the third period to break a 2-2 tie as the Big Green upset No. 16 Cornell, 3-2, in ECAC action.
Adrian Clark made 38 saves in net for Dartmouth.
The win was the 309th victory for head coach Bob Gaudet at Dartmouth, allowing him to pass legendary coach Eddie Jeremiah as the winningest coach in Dartmouth history.
With tonight’s victory, Coach Bob Gaudet becomes the all-time winningest coach in 112 years of Dartmouth hockey history! pic.twitter.com/N7iwboN5D4
— Dartmouth Hockey (@Dartmouth_MIH) December 1, 2018
Michigan State 4, No. 14 Michigan 3
In a back-and-forth affair in East Lansing, Mitchell Lewandowski broke a 3-3 tie with 10:16 remaining as the host Spartans knocked off rival Michigan in the first of a home-and-home series.
Lewandowski finished the night with a goal and two assists, while Quinn Hughes assist in all three Michigan goals in defeat. Taro Hirose posted his second consecutive three-point game for the Spartans (three assists)
Rookie Drew DeRidder stopped a season-high 43 shots to earn the victory.
OH YEAH!! pic.twitter.com/UvbJSseuck
— MSU_Hockey (@MSU_Hockey) December 1, 2018
No. 2 Minnesota Duluth 5, No. 15 North Dakota 0
Kobe Roth scored twice and Minnesota Duluth potted four goals in the second period as the second-ranked Bulldogs cruised past 15th-ranked North Dakota, 5-0.
The Bulldogs struck twice on the power play and scored three times in less than five minutes in the second to blow this game open.
Hunter Shepard stopped all 22 shots he faced to earn a school-record 10th career shutout.
— UMD Athletics (@UMDBulldogs) December 1, 2018