Boston University Comeback Falls Short At Denver, 4-3

Sophomore forward Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson had two assists for the Terriers
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 17:55  DEN1-0 PP Matt Marcinew (1)Will Butcher/1, Jarid Lukosevicius/1
2nd 4:02  DEN2-0 EV Troy Terry (1)Michael Davies/2
2nd 4:44  DEN3-0 EV Evan Janssen (1)Logan O'Connor/2
2nd 9:25  BU1-3 PP Brandon Hickey (1)Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson/1, Patrick Harper/1
2nd 12:06  DEN4-1 EV GW Evan Janssen (2)Tyson McLellan/1, Logan O'Connor/3
3rd 2:47  BU2-4 EV Jordan Greenway (1)Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson/2, Patrick Harper/2
3rd 10:48  BU3-4 SH Clayton Keller (2) -
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Boston University  0123
Denver  1304
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Boston University  951226
Denver  14101135
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Boston University (1-1-0)  1/3 7/14 1
Denver (1-2-0)  1/7 3/6 0
Boston University Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Jake Oettinger (L, 1-1-0)58:374 1371131
Empty Net1:230     
Denver Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Tanner Jaillet (W, 1-1-0)59:553 941023
Empty Net0:050     

DENVER - A late comeback effort fell just short for the No. 2 Boston University men's ice hockey team on Friday evening as No. 10 Denver held on for a 4-3 win in the opener of a weekend series at Magness Arena.


Final Score: #10 Denver 4, #2 Boston University 2 Records: BU (1-1-0), Denver (1-2-0) Location: Magness Arena - Denver, Colo.


- Down 4-1 entering the third period, Boston University got goals from sophomore Jordan Greenway and freshman Clayton Keller to make it a one-goal game.

- A flurry of late pressure by the Terriers was withstood by the Pioneers, who picked up their first victory of the season.

- Denver opened the scoring late in the first period on a power-play goal by Matt Marcinew and then tacked on two more 42 seconds apart in the fifth minute of the middle stanza to take a 3-0 lead.

- Junior Brandon Hickey got the Terriers on the board with a power-play tally from the top of the left circle at 9:25 of the second before the home team reestablished a three-goal cushion less than three minutes later on Evan Janssen's second marker of the period.

- At 2:47 of the third, Greenway stuffed home the puck during a scrum at the right post to make it a 4-2 contest.

- With the Pioneers on a power play, Keller won a race to the puck and converted a shorthanded breakaway with 9:12 left in regulation.

- Sophomore Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson and freshman Patrick Harper assisted on both of BU's first two goals.

- Freshman Jake Oettinger made 31 saves in goal for the Terriers while Tanner Jaillet turned aside 23 BU shots for the Pioneers.


- Denver held a 35-26 shot advantage.

- The Pioneers converted on one of seven power-play chances and the Terriers' penalty kill is 14-of-15 thus far this season.

- BU went 1-of-3 with the man advantage.

- Greenway recorded 10 of the Terriers' 26 shots.

- Freshman Dante Fabbro (+1) was BU's lone plus player on the night.

- The all-time series between BU and Denver is now knotted at 15-15-2.


- The teams will close out the weekend series on Saturday (Oct. 15) at 9 p.m. ET.

- The game will be televised on Altitude 2 (DirecTV 681-1, Dish 453) and will be streamed at