NCAA/USHS

NCAA Game Night: 11-25-14

No. 18 Harvard Crimson 3 @ No. 1 Boston University 2 (OT)

F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 9 GP, 4-2-6, E, 2 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 30 GP, 7-8-15, -8, 20 PIM

D John MacLeod, BU: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 10 GP, 1-1-2, +4, 16 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 19 GP, 1-4-5, +1, 36 PIM

Boston University’s first game as the country’s top-ranked team ended up an overtime loss to Harvard, 3-2. Kyle Criscuolo (undrafted) had the game-winning goal for the Crimson. Neither Lightning prospect figured in the game’s scoring.

NCAA Game Night: 11-22-14

No. 3 Boston University Terriers 5 @ Connecticut Huskies 2

D John MacLeod, BU: 0-0-0, E, 6 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 9 GP, 1-1-2, +4, 16 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 19 GP, 1-4-5, +1, 36 PIM

MacLeod had three minor penalties in a convincing win over UConn. BU is now 8-1-1.

No. 2 North Dakota 3 @ No. 16 St. Cloud State Huskies 2

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 13 GP, 3-1-4, E, 23 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 34 GP, 7-11-18, +7, 10 PIM

O’Donnell (pictured) scored his third of the year when he skated into the Huskies’ zone on a 2 on 1, veered to the middle and roofed a wrist shot into the top right corner of the net.

No. 14 Quinnipiac Bobcats 3 @ St. Lawrence Saints 2 (OT)

F Matthew Peca, QU: 0-1-1, +2, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 12 GP, 1-10-11, -1, 17 PIM
2014-2015 totals: 40 GP, 12-26-38, +4, 16 PIM

Peca was on the ice for the overtime winner, scored by linemate Sam Anas (undrafted). Peca set up Anas for the game-tying goal in the third period.

*USCHO poll used

NCAA Game Night: 11-21-14

Bentley Falcons 1 @ Harvard Crimson 5

F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 8 GP, 4-2-6, E, 2 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 30 GP, 7-8-15, -8, 20 PIM

Harvard improved to 5-1-2 overall, defeating Bentley, 5-1, on Friday. Harvard had five different scorers.

Maine Black Bears 2 @ No. 3 Boston University Terriers 3 (OT)

D John MacLeod, BU: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 8 GP, 1-0-1, +3, 6 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 19 GP, 1-4-5, +1, 36 PIM

Jack Eichel (2015) had a goal and an assist for BU against Maine, including the game-winner in overtime.

No. 2 North Dakota 1 @ No. 16 St. Cloud State 3

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 12 GP, 2-1-3, E, 23 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 34 GP, 7-11-18, +7, 10 PIM

SCSU scored twice in the third period to break a 1-1 tie and upset UND, 3-1.

No. 14 Quinnipiac Bobcats 1 @ Clarkson Golden Knights 2

F Matthew Peca, QU: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 11 GP, 1-9-11, -3, 7 PIM
2014-2015 totals: 40 GP, 12-26-38, +4, 16 PIM

The Bobcats and Golden Knights engaged in a defensive battle, with neither team reaching the 20-shot mark. Clarkson scored the game-winning goal late in the second period. QU only managed five shots in the third period.

USA National Development Program 5 @ No. 4 Minnesota Golden Gophers 4 (OT) (Exhibition)

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Did not play
Season totals: 10 GP, 7-3-0, 2.20 GAA, .918 sv%, 2 SO
2013-2014 totals: 38 GP, 26-6-6, 1.97 GAA, .932 sv%, 4 SO

Wilcox got a night off – his first of the season – in an exhibition game vs. the USNTP.

*USCHO poll used

NCAA Game Night: 11-18-14

Harvard Crimson 2 @ Dartmouth Big Green 0

F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 7 GP, 4-2-6, E, 2 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 30 GP, 7-8-15, -8, 20 PIM

Harvard improved to 4-1-2 overall, 3-1-2 in ECAC, and 2-1-1 in Ivy League play by shutting out Dartmouth, 2-0, on Tuesday. Steve Michalek (Wild draft pick) made 29 saves for the goose egg. Harvard was just outside the USCHO top-20 this week at No. 24.

NCAA Game Night: 11-15-14

Yale Bulldogs 2 @ Harvard Crimson 1

F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 6 GP, 4-2-6, E, 2 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 30 GP, 7-8-15, -8, 20 PIM

Harvard lost its first conference game of the year, and to rival Yale at home, no less. Hart had an assist on Harvard’s only goal, which came in the final minute after Yale had scored an empty-net insurance goal. At least they broke the shutout.

No. 7 Miami-Ohio Redhawks 1 @ No. 2 North Dakota 4

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 11 GP, 2-1-3, E, 21 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 34 GP, 7-11-18, +7, 10 PIM

Former Lightning prospect camper Austin Czarnik had two minor penalties on Saturday for Miami. Czarnik, who is 5-9, has 10 assists in 12 games this year with no goals. He had 47 points (13 goals) in 27 games last year as a junior. Lightning prospect Jimmy Mullin is sitting out the year for the Redhawks rehabilitating a knee injury. Thanks to two losses by Minnesota, North Dakota may be the new No. 1 when the rankings come out this week.

No. 20 Quinnipiac Bobcats 3 @ RPI Engineers 1

F Matthew Peca, QU: 0-2-2, +1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 10 GP, 1-9-11, -2, 7 PIM
2014-2015 totals: 40 GP, 12-26-38, +4, 16 PIM

Peca (pictured) had two apples and Travis St. Denis (undrafted) had a hat trick for Quinnipiac in their road win at RPI.

No. 1 Minnesota Golden Gophers 1 @ Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs 2

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Loss, 33 saves on 34 shots
Season totals: 10 GP, 7-3-0, 2.20 GAA, .918 sv%, 2 SO
2013-2014 totals: 38 GP, 26-6-6, 1.97 GAA, .932 sv%, 4 SO

The Bulldogs completed the two-game weekend sweep of No. 1 Minnesota with a 2-1 win on Saturday. Now the Gophers wait to see how far they’ll fall in the polls.

*USCHO poll used

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