|1st||10:01||UNH||1-0||EV GW||Ara Nazarian (5)||Shane Eiserman/2|
|3rd||0:48||UNH||2-0||EV||Patrick Grasso (1)||Brendan van Riemsdyk/4, Benton Maass/10|
|3rd||11:22||UNH||3-0||EV||Marcus Vela (2)||Michael McNicholas/9, Anthony Wyse/1|
|3rd||17:35||UNH||4-0||PP||Michael McNicholas (3)||Patrick Grasso/4, Max Gildon/5|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|New Hampshire (7-4-1)||1/7||5/10||0|
|New Hampshire Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Daniel Tirone (W, 7-4-1)||60:00||0||13||7||14||34|
|Sam Tucker (L, 3-6-0)||60:00||4||14||6||13||33|
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Danny Tirone (Trumbull, Conn.) turned aside 34 shots to post his third shutout of the season while Patrick Grasso (Ankeny, Iowa) and Michael McNicholas (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) each tallied a goal and an assist as the 13th-ranked University of New Hampshire men's hockey team defeated Yale University, 4-0, on Saturday night at Ingalls Rink.
Score: #13 New Hampshire 4, Yale 0
Records: UNH (7-4-1, 3-3-1 HEA), Yale (3-6-0, 3-5-0 ECAC)
Location: New Haven, Conn.(Ingalls Rink)
Date: Saturday, November 25, 2017
THE LEAD: The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team had 10 different players appear on the scoresheet as they shut out Yale, 4-0, on Saturday night in New Haven.
NEXT HOME GAME: UNH welcomes 10th-ranked Providence College to the Whittemore Center for a Hockey East showdown Saturday, Dec. 2 (7 p.m.). It will be Hockey for the Holidays night at the Whitt. Tickets are available at www.unhwildcats.com or by calling 603-862-4000.
UNH (4) - Ara Nazarian (1), Patrick Grasso (1), Marcus Vela (1), Michael McNicholas (1) Yale (0)
UNH (6) - Shane Eiserman (1), Brendan van Riemsdyk (1), Michael McNicholas (1), Anthony Wyse (1), Patrick Grasso (1), Max Gildon (1) Yale (0)
UNH - Danny Tirone 13-7-14-34
Yale - Sam Tucker 14-6-13-33
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Junior forward Ara Nazarian (Boxford, Mass.) scored his fifth goal of the season at 10:01 of the first period off a cross-ice pass from senior forward Shane Eiserman (Newburyport, Mass.).
- The second period saw no change in score despite two power-play chances and seven shots on goal for the Wildcats.
- Sophomore forward Patrick Grasso (Ankeny, Iowa) notched his first of the season with a wrist shot off a pass from Brendan van Riemsdyk (Middletown, N.J.) 48 seconds into the third period.
- Junior forward Marcus Vela (Burnaby, British Columbia) tallied his second of the season with a wrist shot from the slot with 8:38 left to play in the third. Senior Michael McNicholas (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) and sophomore Anthony Wyse (Newton, Mass.) both assisted on the goal.
- McNicholas notched his second point of the night with a 5-on-3 advantage, power-play goal with 2:25 left to play. Grasso and freshman Max Gildon (Plano Texas) registered assists on the goal.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- There was only one power play goal on the night despite a combined 13 chances. New Hampshire went 1-7 and Yale went 0-5.
- Tirone collected his third shutout of the season and ninth of his career.
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE
- McNicholas' two points marked his 19th career multi-point night.
- Grasso posted his 10th career multi-point game.
The Wildcats travel to Providence on December 1 for the first game of a home-and-home series with the Friars (7:15 pm). UNH returns home the following day and drop the puck at the Whittemore Center at 7 p.m.