Max Prawdzik got the start in goal but that didn’t last long. The red-shirt junior, who “looked a little nervous,” according to Coach Albie O’Connell, gave up a goal to Grant Jozefek on the first shot he faced two minutes in and another to Bobby Hampton a minute later. O’Connell responded by replacing Prawdzik with Jake Oettinger.
BU would cut the Husky lead in half on Cockerill’s shorthanded breakaway goal late in the first period and Curry’s redirection of Kasper Kotkansalo’s blueline blast three minutes into the second made it 2-2. Patrick Schule’s unassisted goal restored the Huskies lead, which held up through two periods, despite BU’s 21 shots in the period.
Early in the third, BU scored twice to take its first and only lead. Patrick Harper, from behind the NU cage, found Farabee in front and he roofed the puck past Cayden Primeau. Just over a minute later Carpenter redirected a David Farrance shot to make it 4-3 BU. Jozefek’s second goal, on a two-man advantage, re-knotted the score and Schule’s second goal gave NU a lead for the third time.
Crazy game at Northeastern. 5-5 after BU’s Chad Krys (@NHLBlackhawks 2nd rounder) power play goal #CawlidgeHawkey pic.twitter.com/DFHqmDq48R
— Bucci Mane (@Buccigross) November 2, 2018
After failing to convert on its first six power plays, Krys’ one-timer from inside the blue line, after passes from co-captains Carpenter and Dante Fabbro, pulled the Terriers even and gave BU its second man-advantage goal of the season.
Adding four shots in a scoreless overtime, BU finished with a season high 50 shots while Northeastern had 34.
“It was a gutsy game by the group and they figured out this is the way we have to play if we want to win,” said O’Connell. “We have to use our speed. We have to shoot the puck. One thing we have been focusing on all week in practice is trying to get bodies to the net and trying to get pucks to the net.”
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— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) November 2, 2018
Alex Chiasson scored his fifth goal in the last six games in Edmonton’s 4-0 blanking of the Blackhawks.
Former captain Wade Megan was recalled to the Red Wings and made his NHL season debut last night in a 4-3 win against the Devils. Megan, who had played four games for the Blues and had scored his first NHL goal for them, previously had a 2-2-4 scoring line for AHL Grand Rapids.
● NHL.com Megan excited to join Wings.
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