|1st||5:23||SFX||1-0||EV||Adam Laishram||Mark Tremaine, Brent Turnbull|
|1st||11:56||UNH||1-1||PP||Marcus Vela||Max Gildon, Michael McNicholas|
|1st||13:05||SFX||2-1||EV||Holden Cook||Matt Needham|
|3rd||6:23||SFX||3-1||EV||Regan Spears||Jagger Dirk|
|3rd||12:05||UNH||2-3||PP||Max Gildon||Michael McNicholas, Marcus Vela|
|3rd||16:38||UNH||3-3||EV GT||Brendan van Riemsdyk||Liam Blackburn|
|St. Francis Xavier||2||0||1||0||3|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||OT||SOG|
|St. Francis Xavier||11||5||6||1||23|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|St. Francis Xavier||0/4||3/6||0|
|St. Francis Xavier Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||OT||Saves|
|Chase Marchand (T)||65:00||3||7||11||10||2||30|
|New Hampshire Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||OT||Saves|
|Mike Robinson (T)||15:33||0||0||0||3||1||4|
THE LEAD: Junior forward Marcus Vela (Burnaby, British Columbia), freshman defenseman Max Gildon (Plano, Texas), sophomore forward Brendan van Riemsdyk (Middletown, N.J.) each scored a goal as the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team tied St. Francis Xavier, 3-3, at the Whittemore Center on Sunday afternoon in an exhibition game.
Score: New Hampshire 3, St. Francis Xavier 3 (OT)- Exhibition game
Location: Durham, N.H. (Whittemore Center)
Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017
Time: 4:00 p.m.
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HOW IT HAPPENED
- The Wildcats fell behind early after a goal from St. Francis Xavier's Adam Laishram on a backhander at 5:23 in the first period.
- Vela redirected a slap shot from Gildon to notch the 'Cats' first goal of the game on a power play at 11:56. Senior forward Michael McNicholas (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) also posted an assist on the goal.
- STFX responded quickly when Holden Cook sent a wrist shot from the left face off circle to the lower stick-side corner of the net to regain the lead at 13:05.
- The second period went scoreless as the 'Cats outshot STFX 11-5.
- STFX's Regan Spears found the back of the net with a wrist shot at 6:23 in the third period.
- Gildon notched a one-timer slap shot from the slot off of a pass from McNicholas at 12:05 in the third period. Vela also added an assist on the goal.
- van Riemsdyk tied the game off of a wrap around from behind the net at 16:38 in the third period. Classmate Liam Blackburn (Prince George, British Columbia) added an assist on the goal.
- The game then went into overtime, but neither team could find the back of the net for the 3-3 final.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- UNH outshot the X-Men, 33-23.
- Senior netminder Danny Tirone (Trumbull, Conn.) made 14 saves in the first two periods.
- Senior goaltender Adam Clark (Sherwood Park, Alberta) recorded two saves during his 9:27 of play.
- Freshman goaltender Mike Robinson (Bedford, N.H.) recorded four saves during the end of the third period and overtime.
- The Wildcats went a perfect 2-2 on the power play while the X-Men went 0-4.
- STFX won 33 faceoffs against UNH's 30.