AROUND HOCKEY EAST: No. 9 Notre Dame scored four unanswered goals in a 5-3 victory over the Northeastern Huskies Saturday night, with sophomore forwards Andrew Oglevie (Fullerton, Calif./1g, 2a) and Jake Evans (Toronto, Ont./1g, 2a) pacing the Fighting Irish with three points apiece. Sunday's game was suspended with the score tied, 0-0, after two periods. A decision on the outcome of the game will be made later this week … No. 3 Boston College earned two wins to extend the nation's longest unbeaten streak to 10 games. In Tuesday's Hockey East matchup against New Hampshire, the Eagles held off a three-goal Wildcat comeback in the third period to earn a 5-3 win. In Sunday's inaugural meeting against Arizona State, the Eagles put up 41 shots on goal and skated past the Sun Devils, 3-1. Senior forward Ryan Fitzgerald (North Reading, Mass.) tallied four assists in the two outings … No. 4 Boston University earned a series split against No. 18 Michigan this weekend in Ann Arbor. After a 4-0- loss Friday, David Quinn's squad earned a 4-2 win Saturday by way of three third-period goals. Sophomore defenseman Charlie McAvoy (Long Beach, N.Y./1g, 2a), second year forward Jordan Greenway (Canton, N.Y./ 1g, 2a), and rookie forward Patrick Harper (New Canaan, Conn./ 1g, 2a) all recorded three points in the Terrier's win … UConn earned a hard-fought point in a two-game set at No. 14 Ohio State. The Huskies went 0-1-1 on the weekend, dropping the series opener, 7-4, on Friday night but skated to a 3-3 tie in the series finale against the Buckeyes. Sophomore forward Tage Thompson (Orange, Conn./ 3g, 2a) led the Huskies in scoring with a five-point weekend while senior netminder Rob Nichols (Dallas, Texas) stopped a career-high 46 shots, including 24 in the second period alone … No. 5 UMass Lowell and Maine split a home-and-home conference series this weekend. In Friday's contest at Alfond Arena, senior forward Blake Byron (Manotick, Ont.) notched a hat trick for the Black Bears in a 5-2 victory. Sunday, River Hawks' senior defenseman Dylan Zink (Madison, Wis.) recorded three assists to push UMass Lowell to a 4-1 win … New Hampshire skated in a pair of overtime tilts on the weekend, needing extra time against Arizona State and Merrimack. Despite dropping a 5-4 overtime decision to the Sun Devils Saturday, the Wildcats scored two goals in the third period Sunday to force extra time against the Warriors, eventually skating to a 3-3 draw. UNH junior forward Jason Salvaggio (Hanson, Mass.) scored the equalizer with 48 seconds remaining in regulation … UMass split its weekend against Hockey East opponents Merrimack and Vermont. On Friday, the Minutemen scored three unanswered goals in the first period en-route to a 3-1 victory for head coach Greg Carvel's first Hockey East win. In Saturday's tilt against Vermont, the game remained in a 1-1 tie until Matt Alvaro (Toronto, Ont.) put the Catamounts on top with just 5:14 to play in regulation to give the Catamounts a win that placed them in a tie for fourth place in the Hockey East standings.
Blaine Byron (Manotick, Ont.) helped the Black Bears to a weekend split in a home-and-home series with No. 5 UMass Lowell. In Friday's 5-2 win over the River Hawks, Byron scored a hat trick, including a goal just 37 seconds into the game and a shorthanded empty-netter to clinch the win.
Patrick Harper (New Canaan, Conn.) netted a goal and added two assists in a 4-2 win at Michigan Saturday evening. Harper set up BU's first two goals, the first coming on the power-play, and scored an insurance goal with 4:57 remaining in the game to seal the win for the Terriers in Ann Arbor.
Rob Nichols (Dallas, Texas) stopped a career-high 46 shots Saturday at No. 14 Ohio State to earn a 3-3 tie. He made 24 saves in the second period alone to help the Huskies take a point from a top-15 team on the road.
HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS
Austin Cangelosi, BC (Sr., F; Estero, Fla.) Dished out three assists in a 5-3 win Tuesday over New Hampshire.
Jordan Greenway, BU (So., F; Canton, N.Y.) Factored in all three third-period goals (1g, 2a) to push the Terriers to a 4-2 win at Michigan Saturday.
Tage Thompson, UConn (So., F; Orange, Conn.) Racked up five points (3g, 2a) in a 0-1-1 weekend at No. 14 Ohio State, including a pair of power-play strikes to pace the Huskies in a 3-3 stalemate Saturday.
Dylan Zink, UML (Jr., D; Madison, Wis.) Chipped in four assists on the weekend in a home-and-home split with Maine, including setting up three goals in Sunday's 4-1 win at the Tsongas Center.
Rob Michel, ME (So., D; Camillus, N.Y.) Scored his first career goal, a shorthanded, game-winner, in a win over No. 5 UMass Lowell.
Derek Petti, MC (Sr., F; Tewksbury, Mass.) Scored his first of the season and added an assist on the weekend.
Hampus Gustafsson, MC (Sr., F; Ljungby, Sweden) Put up two points (1g, 1a) in a 3-3 tie at New Hampshire.
Chris LeBlanc, MC (Sr., F; Winthrop, Mass.) Had a goal and an assist in two games, his first appearance since the season opener. Finished with a plus-three rating, tied for the team high on the weekend.
Michael McNicholas, UNH (Jr., F; Manhattan Beach, Calif.) Picked up a four-point weekend (3g, 1a) with a pair of multi-point games to extend his point streak to four games (3g, 3a). Also added an assist in Tuesday's game at BC.
Patrick Grasso, UNH (Fr., F; Ankeny, Iowa) Registered three assists in two games on the weekend, pushing his point streak to 10 games (9g, 7a). Also dished out a helper Tuesday in a 5-3 setback at BC.
Matt Alvaro, UVM (Fr., F; Toronto, Ont.) Netted the game-winner at UMass Saturday with just 5:14 remaining in regulation.
Stefanos Lekkas, UVM (Fr., G; Elburn, Ill.) Stopped 13 of 14 shots against UMass Saturday, earning his fourth win in five starts.