Northeastern Blanks New Hampshire, 4-0, To Sweep Weekend Series
Freshman goaltender Cayden Primeau makes 26 saves for Huskies

Freshman goaltender Cayden Primeau made 26 saves for the Huskies
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 13:36  NOE1-0 EV GW Nolan Stevens (21)Adam Gaudette/27
1st 14:30  NOE2-0 EV Jeremy Davies (5)Lincoln Griffin/4
2nd 0:46  NOE3-0 EV Adam Gaudette (29)Garrett Cecere/8, Nolan Stevens/17
3rd 19:24  NOE4-0 EV EN Brandon Hawkins (4)Grant Jozefek/9
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Northeastern  2114
New Hampshire  0000
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Northeastern  127625
New Hampshire  1081634
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Northeastern (21-8-5)  0/5 5/10 0
New Hampshire (10-18-6)  0/3 7/14 0
Northeastern Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Cayden Primeau (W, 17-6-5)59:550 1081634
Empty Net0:050     
New Hampshire Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Daniel Tirone (L, 10-15-6)20:463 102012
Mike Robinson39:030 0459
Empty Net0:111     

DURHAM, N.H. - Cayden Primeau held the Wildcats scoreless with 34 saves as the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team fell to the #11 Northeastern Huskies, 4-0, on Senior Night in the last regular season game for both teams on Saturday in Durham.

The Wildcats will return to action on March 2-4 when they play at Maine next weekend in a best two-out-of-three opening-round series of the Hockey East Tournament. The last time these two teams met in the Hockey East Tournament was a 3-1 UNH win in the 2002 championship game on March 16.

Score: Northeastern 4, New Hampshire 0
Records: UNH (10-18-6, 5-14-5 HEA); Northeastern (21-8-5, 15-6-3 HEA)
Location: Durham, N.H. (Whittemore Center)
Date: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Attendance: 5,108


- The Huskies opened the scoring at 13:36 into the first period as Adam Gaudette stole the puck in the UNH zone and fired it towards the net. Senior goalie Danny Tirone (Trumbull, Conn.) made the save but Nolan Stevens knocked in the rebound right outside the crease to put the Huskies on the board 1-0.

- Just 54 seconds later, Jeremy Davies scored close-range on the glove-side to give Northeastern a 2-0 lead.

- Tirone and Cayden Primeau each recorded 10 saves in the first period as the Huskies outshot the Wildcats 12-10.

- Just 46 seconds into the second period, Garrett Cecere fired a wrist shot and the rebound went to Gaudette just outside the crease as he sent the puck to the back of the net, extending the Huskies' lead to 3-0.

- The Wildcats outshot the Huskies 8-7 in the second period, while UNH went 0-2 on the power play and Northeastern went 0-3.

- Hawkins buried an empty-netter from the blue-line at 19:24 to finish the scoring for the night, making the final score 4-0.

- Primeau held strong in the back for Northeastern in the third period as the Wildcats outshot the Huskies 16-6.


- The Wildcats outshot the Huskies 34-25.

- Tirone recorded 12 saves, while freshman Mike Robinson (Bedford, N.H.) had nine. Primeau posted 34 saves to earn the victory.

- Both teams were scoreless on the power play as UNH went 0-3 and Northeastern went 0-5 for the game.


- The senior class of Adam Clark (Sherwood Park, Alberta), Shane Eiserman (Newburyport, Mass.), Cameron Marks (North Vancouver, British Columbia), Michael McNicholas (Manhattan Beach, Calif.), Jason Salvaggio (Hanson, Mass.) assistant captain Danny Tirone (Trumbull, Conn.) and captain Dylan Chanter (Armstrong, British Columbia) were honored before the game for their dedication to the program on and off the ice.