BIDDEFORD, Maine – The University of New England pinned a 4-1 setback on the Bowdoin men's ice hockey team on Tuesday evening.
The Nor'Easters pick up their sixth straight win to climb to 11-3-2, while handing the Polar Bears their fourth straight setback (4-9-0).
- The Nor'Eastes carried a 1-0 lead into the first intermission after a late power play goal from Tyler Seltenreich at 16:29. Brady Fleurent received a feed from Ryan Bloom and slid a pass to the right post for Seltenreich, who tallied his team leading 12th goal of the season.
- On their fifth power play of the evening, Bowdoin finally broke through to even the game. With 3:03 remaining in the second period, Sam Topham teed up a shot from the high slot. Tate Sproxton turned away Topham's bid, but the puck rebounded to Thomas Dunleavy on the left. Dunleavy's shot tumbled through the air and beyond Sproxton to tie the game.
- Seconds into the power play early in the third, Chris Jones buried a one-timer from Seltenreich. The centering pass to Jones put the Nor'Easters up 2-1 2:55 into the final frame.
- UNE extended its lead as the Nor'Easters converted on a two-on-one from the neutral zone into Bowdoin territory. This time Jeff Eppright and Max Rasberg combined for the tally.
- Christian Rossetti added an empty net goal in the final minute to push UNE's lead to 4-1.
By the Numbers
- UNE's nation-leading power play unit aided the win for the Nor'Easters with a 2-for-5 showing.
- Bowdoin went 1-for-5 on the power play.
- Erik Wurman made 24 stops for the Polar Bears.
- Sproxton made 28 saves for UNE.
- Bowdoin returns to NESCAC play on Friday evening at Wesleyan, beginning at 7:00 p.m.