|1st||5:06||UNH||1-0||EV||Patrick Grasso (11)||Brendan van Riemsdyk/7, Matias Cleland/14|
|1st||11:59||COR||1-1||PP||Trevor Yates (4)||Patrick McCarron/6|
|2nd||16:47||COR||2-1||EV GW||Noah Bauld (1)||Matthew Nuttle/1, Dan Wedman/1|
|3rd||12:46||COR||3-1||PS||Alex Rauter (3)||-|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|New Hampshire (6-6-2)||0/7||7/14||0|
|New Hampshire Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Daniel Tirone (L, 6-4-2)||58:58||3||11||6||9||26|
|Mitch Gillam (W, 4-3-1)||59:37||1||9||14||6||29|
NEW YORK - The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team fell by a score of 3-1 to Cornell University Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y.
Date: November 26, 2016 (8:07 p.m.)
Score: Cornell 3, New Hampshire 1
New Records: Cornell (4-3-1, 3-2-1 ECAC) // New Hampshire (6-6-2, 3-1-1 HEA)
Location: Madison Square Garden (New York, N.Y.)
New Hampshire - Patrick Grasso (van Riemsdyk, Cleland) - 5:06 - First Period
Cornell - Trevor Yates (McCarron) - 11:59 - First Period (ppg) // Noah Bauld (Nuttle, Wedman) - 16:47 - Second Period // Alex Rauter (penalty shot) - 12:46 - Third Period
UNH - Danny Tirone (6-4-2) - 26 saves (11 | 6 | 9) - 58:58 in net
Cornell - Mitch Gillam (4-3-1) - 29 saves (9 | 14 | 6) 59:37 in net
Next Home Game: Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 vs. Maine (7:00 p.m.)
The Wildcats struck first at 5:06 of the first period as freshman forward Patrick Grasso (Ankeny, Iowa) notched his 11th goal of the season. Senior captain Matias Cleland (Longmont, Colo.) dished a pass to freshman Brendan van Riemsdyk (Middletown, N.J.). He found Grasso inside the faceoff circle to the left of Big Red netminder Mitch Gillam. Grasso fired a shot from his knees that squeaked past Gillam and into the net.
The Big Red tied the score at 11:59 of the first stanza with a goal by Trevor Yates. Patrick McCarron tallied the assist on the play as he fired a shot in on net that was initially saved by UNH netminder Danny Tirone (Trumbull, Conn.), but Yates got the rebound and put it away.
CU gained a 2-1 lead with 3:13 left in the second period on a deflection goal by Noah Bauld. Dan Wedman swung the puck along the point from left to right to Matt Nuttle. He then fired the puck on net that took a deflection off the stick of Bauld and into the net.
Cornell gained a 3-1 lead with 7:14 left in the third period on a penalty shot by Alex Rauter.
New Hampshire: 7 penalties - 14 minutes
Cornell: 7 penalties - 14 minutes
New Hampshire: 0-for-6
NEW HAMPSHIRE LEADERS
Points: Patrick Grasso (1), Brendan van Riemsdyk (1), Matias Cleland (1)
Goals: Grasso (1)
Assists: van Riemsdyk (1), Cleland (1)
Points: Trevor Yates (1), Patrick McCarron (1), Noah Bauld (1), Matt Nuttle (1), Dan Wedman (1), Alex Rauter (1)
Goals: - Yates (1), Bauld (1), Rauter (1)
Assists: - McCarron (1), Nuttle (1), Wedman (1)