The Hockey East men’s quarterfinals commenced for most teams this evening and below are the local scores.
UMass Lowell 2, Maine 1 (OT) – Derek Arnold‘s extra session goal lifted the River Hawks past the Black Bears and provided the hosts with a series sweep. With the win UMass Lowell will advance to next Friday’s semifinals.
Boston College 4, Vermont 2 – Johnny Gaudreau‘s 19th goal of the season, which was recorded at 18:58 in the third, secured the Eagles their first win of the best-of-three series.
Boston University 3, Merrimack College 0 – Matt Nieto recorded two points (one goal, one assist) as the Terriers topped the Warriors in Boston and earned their first win of the best-of-three series.