Boston University Falls Short Against Cornell, 4-3

Sophomore defenseman Dante Fabbro scored a goal and two assists for the Terriers
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 15:18  COR1-0 EV Beau Starrett (1)Mitch Vanderlaan/5, Alex Green/3
2nd 6:51  COR2-0 EV Trevor Yates (7)Morgan Barron/5, Jeff Malott/6
2nd 9:06  COR3-0 PP Alec McCrea (4)Morgan Barron/6, Alex Green/4
3rd 4:48  BU1-3 PP Dante Fabbro (4)Bobo Carpenter/5, Chad Krys/10
3rd 11:51  COR4-1 EV GW Tristan Mullin (1)Dwyer Tschantz/1, Brenden Locke/3
3rd 13:45  BU2-4 PP EA Chad Krys (3)Bobo Carpenter/6, Dante Fabbro/5
3rd 15:02  BU3-4 EV Patrick Harper (6)Brady Tkachuk/9, Dante Fabbro/6
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Boston University  0033
Cornell  1214
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Boston University  9131638
Cornell  156930
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Boston University (6-8-1)  2/3 4/8 0
Cornell (9-1-0)  1/3 4/8 0
Boston University Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Jake Oettinger (L, 5-7-1)57:324 144826
Empty Net2:280     
Cornell Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Matthew Galajda (W, 8-1-0)60:003 9131335

NEW YORK - A late rally came up just short for the No. 19 Boston University men's ice hockey team on Saturday evening at Madison Square Garden as No. 7 Cornell held off the Terriers, 4-3, to earn its first Red Hot Hockey win in six tries.

Sophomore Dante Fabbro scored a goal and added two assists for the Terriers, who move to 6-8-1 on the season. Cornell got goals from four different players and improved to 9-1-0.


- Cornell took a 3-0 lead into the third period before Fabbro got BU on the board with a power-play goal from the top of the zone with 15:12 left in regulation.

- The Big Red made it 4-1 at 11:51 of the third before the Terriers made things interesting by scoring twice in a span of 77 seconds.

- BU threatened to knot it up with an extra attacker but the Big Red hung on to claim the one-goal win.

- Beau Starrett opened the scoring at 15:18 of the opening period with a goal from the inside of the left circle.

- Cornell doubled its lead when Trevor Yates scored his team-leading seventh goal of the season at the 6:51 mark of the middle stanza.

- With the Big Red skating on a power play, Alec McCrea threw the puck towards the net and it went off a BU defender and in to make it 3-0 with 10:54 left in the second.

- After Fabbro got BU on the board, Cornell's Tristan Mullin reestablished a three-goal lead for the Big Red.

- The Terriers utilized an extra attacker on a power play to score a 6-on-4 goal at 13:45 of the third as sophomore Chad Krys one-timed a shot to to the back of the net from above the right circle.

- Moments later, sophomore Patrick Harper redirected an offering by freshman Brady Tkachuk past Cornell netminder Matthew Galajda to make it 4-3 with just under five minutes left in regulation.


- The Terriers were undefeated in the first five Red Hot Hockey games against Cornell (3-0-2).

- BU recorded 38 shots on goal, nine more than Cornell has allowed in any game this season.

- Fabbro assisted on BU's final two goals to match a career high with three points.

- Sophomore goaltender Jake Oettinger made 26 saves for the Terriers while Galajda turned aside 35 BU shots.

- The Terriers went 2-of-3 on the power play and killed off two of the Big Red's three chances with the man advantage.

- Sophomore Bobo Carpenter had two assists and Krys added a helper for a two-point night.

- Attendance for the game was 14,606.


- The Terriers now turn their attention to No. 14/13 Boston College as the archrivals kick off their annual home-and-home series on Friday (Dec. 1) at Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill.

- Game time is set for 7 p.m.