|2nd||2:46||UNH||1-0||PP||Ara Nazarian||Tyler Kelleher, Patrick Grasso|
|2nd||14:39||UNH||2-0||PP GW||Liam Blackburn||Brendan van Riemsdyk, Matt Dawson|
|3rd||2:23||UNH||3-0||PP||Shane Eiserman||Liam Blackburn, Brendan van Riemsdyk|
|3rd||8:33||NBR||1-3||PP||Randy Gazzola||Philippe Maillet, Cam Braes|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|New Brunswick Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Alex Dubeau (L)||59:00||3||10||9||12||31|
|New Hampshire Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Daniel Tirone (W)||29:48||1||0||3||8||11|
DURHAM, N.H. - Freshman Liam Blackburn (Prince George, B.C.) had a goal and an assist and classmate Brendan van Riemsdyk (Middletown, N.J.) added a pair of assists to lead the University of New Hampshire hockey team to a 3-1 exhibition win over the University of New Brunswick on Sunday at the Whittemore Center.
Blackburn and van Riemsdyk skated on a line with fellow freshman Patrick Grasso (Ankeny, Iowa), who also had an assist.
UNH opens the regular season with a game against Bentley University on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Whittemore Center.
Date: October, 2, 2016 (4 p.m.)
Score: New Hampshire 3, New Brunswick 1
Records: New Hampshire (0-0-0)
Location: Whittemore Center, Durham, N.H.
Attendance: 1,866 (6,501 capacity)
Goal Scorers: New Hampshire - Ara Nazarian, Liam Blackburn, Shane Eiserman; New Brunswick - Randy Gazzola
Goaltenders: UNH - Adam Clark (7-6-X - 13, 30:12), Danny Tirone (X-3-8 - 11, 29:48); New Brunswick - Alex Dubeau (10-9-12 - 31) 60:00)
Next Game: Oct. 8 vs. Bentley University at Whittemore Center (7 p.m.)
After a scoreless first period, UNH got on the board with a pair of power plays goals in the second.
Sophomore forward Ara Nazarian (Boxford, Mass.) opened the scoring 2:46 into the period off a nice feed from senior forward Tyler Kelleher (Longmeadow, Mass.). Grasso also had an assist on the goal.
Blackburn made it 2-0 at 14:39 of the period. van Riemsdyk and sophomore defenseman Matt Dawson (Delta, B.C.) assisted on the score.
Junior forward Shane Eiserman (Newburyport, Mass.) upped the UNH lead to 3-0 with a five-on-three power play goal 2:23 into the third period. Blackburn and van Riemsdyk had assists.
New Brunswick got one back with its own five-on-three power play at the 8:33 mark of the third period. Randy Gazzola scored the goal.
UNH sophomore Marcus Vela (Burnaby, B.C.) left the game with a shoulder and head injury in the second period.
New Hampshire: 9 penalties - 29 minutes
New Brunswick: 13 penalties - 37 minutes
New Hampshire: 3-11
New Brunswick: 1-7
NEW HAMPSHIRE LEADERS
Points: Blackburn, van Riemsdyk (2)
Goals: Nazarian, Blackburn, Eiserman (1)
Assists: - van Riemsdyk (2)
Shots: Jason Salvaggio (8)
NEW BRUNSWICK LEADERS
Points: Gazzola, Philippe Maillet, Cam Braes (1)
Goals: Gazzola (1)
Assists: Maillet, Braes (1)