Boston University vs. Harvard University (Consolation Game) – Rapid Reaction
By Dan Libon
FIRST PERIOD: BOSTON UNIVERSITY 1 – HARVARD 0
Summary: Boston University was able to capitalize on an early power play goal by Alex Chiasson. The first period was dominated by the Terriers, as the Crimson were on their toes and struggled offensively. The Crimson always looked one play away from getting a tying goal, but were unsuccessful. Also, both teams sent three players to the penalty box for a total of 6 penalties. Also, Harvard’s Daniel Moriarty was given a 5-minute major and a game misconduct for hitting Ryan Ruikka from behind.
Shots on Goal: Boston University – 11/ Harvard – 10
Power Play: Boston University (1-2)/ Harvard (0-3)
Goals: Boston University, (1/5:42) Alex Chiasson
Penalties: Boston University (3), Justin Courtnall (boarding), Max Nicastro (cross checking) and Wade Megan (boarding)/ Harvard (4), Alex Killorn (hit from behind), Ryan Grimshaw (hooking) and Daniel Moriarty (game misconduct/hit from behind)
SECOND PERIOD: BOSTON UNIVERSITY – 3 – HARVARD -3
Summary: Harvard looked like a different team coming out for the second period by not only killing a 5 minute major penalty, but also, scoring three goals in roughly 90-seconds. Boston University would eventually respond with two rapid goals by Garrett Noonan and Adam Clendening, which tied the game.
Shots on Goal: Boston University – 18/Harvard – 10
Power Play: Boston University (1-3)/ Harvard (0-1)
Goals: Boston University (2), Garrett Noonan (2/12:24) and Adam Clendening (3/13:07)/ Harvard (3), Alex Killlorn (1/4:23), Ryan Grimshaw (2/5:17) and Alex Killorn (3/5:36)
Penalties: Boston University (1), Alex Chiasso (slashing) / Harvard (2), Rence Coassin (hitting from behind) and Alex Killorn (holding)
THIRD PERIOD: BOSTON UNIVERSITY 4 – HARVARD 5
Summary: Boston University ‘s Alex Chiasson scored during the final few minutes, as well as on the power play, to help the Terriers take the lead. Although, Harvard attempted a late rally, which was successful, as both Danny Biega and Michal Del Mauro scored to secure the win for the Crimson.
Shots on Goal: Boston University – 20 / Harvard University – 9
Power Play: Boston University (1-1)/ Harvard (0-0)
Goals: Boston University (1), Alex Chiasson (4/14:05)/ Harvard (2), Danny Biega (4/15:57) and Michael Del Mauro (5/17:52)
Penalties: Boston University (0),/ Harvard (1), Brendan Rempel (boarding)