Late Rally Lifts UConn Past New Hampshire, 4-2
Senior forward Spencer Naas scores goal for Huskies

Senior forward Spencer Naas scored a goal for the Huskies
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 9:42  CON1-0 EV Zac Robbins (1)Max Kalter/4, David Drake/4
2nd 11:02  UNH1-1 EV Charlie Kelleher (3)Ara Nazarian/8, Max Gildon/12
2nd 19:34.1 UNH2-1 EV Anthony Wyse (4) -
3rd 16:43  CON2-2 EV Jesse Schwartz (8)Adam Karashik/3, Karl El-Mir/11
3rd 18:55  CON3-2 EV GW Spencer Naas (7)Benjamin Freeman/8, Joseph Masonius/8
3rd 19:42.1 CON4-2 SH EN Corey Ronan (2)Joseph Masonius/9, Max Kalter/5
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
UConn  1034
New Hampshire  0202
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
UConn  127928
New Hampshire  1210426
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
UConn (10-16-2)  0/3 4/8 1
New Hampshire (9-12-4)  0/4 3/6 0
UConn Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Tanner Creel (W, 2-2-0)60:002 128424
New Hampshire Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Daniel Tirone (L, 9-11-4)59:303 117624
Empty Net0:301     

DURHAM, N.H. - The Huskies scored three late goals as the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team fell to UConn, 4-2, at the Whittemore Center on Friday night. Freshman Charlie Kelleher (Longmeadow, Mass.) and sophomore Anthony Wyse (Newton, Mass.) each scored goals for the Wildcats.


- The Wildcats return to action on Saturday, Jan. 27 as they face UConn at the XL Center at 3:30 p.m.


- After UNH plays at Northeastern on Feb. 2, the Wildcats will return to the Whittemore Center on Saturday, Feb. 3 to take on UMass at 7:00 p.m. The game will be Mascot Night and Coach Umile Commemorative Pin #3 Giveaway. Tickets can be purchased at the Whittemore Center Box Office, online at or by calling 603-862-4000.

Score: UConn 4, New Hampshire 2

Records: UNH (9-13-4, 4-8-3 HEA); UConn (11-16-2, 7-11-1 HEA)

Location: Durham, N.H. (Whittemore Center)

Date: Friday, Jan. 26, 2018

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Attendance: 4,685


- UConn opened the scoring at 9:42 of the first period. Max Kalter ripped a shot from the blue line, which was tipped by Zac Robbins to the back of the net which gave UConn a 1-0 lead.

- Each team took 12 shots, while both teams went 0-2 for the power play.

- At 11:02 of the second period, junior Ara Nazarian (Boxford, Mass.) sent a pass to Kelleher who slid the puck into the back corner of the net past Tanner Creel to tie the game 1-1.

- Through a crowd of players and past Creel, Wyse sent a wrist shot from the top left faceoff circle with 25 seconds left in the second period to give the Wildcats the 2-1 lead going into the third period.

- Jesse Schwartz of UConn sent a shot to the back of the net from inside the crease to tie the game 2-2 at 16:43 of the third period.

- Spencer Naas then fired a slap-shot from the left faceoff circle to give the Huskies a 3-2 lead with 1:05 left in the third period.

- Corey Ronan clinched the victory with a shorthanded empty net goal with 18 seconds left.


- UConn outshot UNH, 28-26.

- The Wildcats went 0-4 on the power play, while UConn went 0-3.

- UConn secured 40 face-offs, while UNH won 31.

- Tirone and Creel each posted 24 saves.


- All fans can purchase tickets at the Whittemore Center Box Office, online at or by calling 603-862-4000.


- There are numerous ways to stay connected with the UNH men's hockey team. Follow the Wildcats on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.