UML Handles Huskies
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Senior forward Ryan Dmowski scored a pair of goals to lead the UMass Lowell hockey team to a 5-2 road victory at UConn on Friday night in Hockey East play at the XL Center.
The River Hawks improved their record to 5-5-1 overall (2-3-1 HEA) with the victory, while UConn drops to 5-5-1 overall (2-4-1 HEA) after the loss.
Senior forward Nick Master added an empty-netter with less than three minutes left to seal the win for the River Hawks.
Dmowski scored just 14 seconds into the middle stanza and junior Ryan Lohin extended the River Hawks lead to 4-1 in the second period. Dmowski totaled a game-high six shots on net for UML.
Freshman forward Lucas Condotta gave the River Hawks a 2-1 lead on the power play for his third of the year with a wrister in the slot that beat UConn’s Adam Huska blocker side with just 54 seconds to go in the opening frame.
UConn got on the scoresheet first with a goal by Ruslan Iskhakov just 4:28 into the game, but Dmowski tied the game for the River Hawks less than four minutes later for his third tally of the year.
Junior goalie Tyler Wall amassed 38 saves in his seventh start of the season for UMass Lowell, which included 16 saves in the second period.
Connor Sodergren (Tewksbury) notched a career-high three assists for the River Hawks.
The same teams play again today at the Tsongas Center. Game time for the series finale is 5 p.m.