Tirone Makes 34 Saves as New Hampshire Blanks Yale, 4-0
Senior netminder Daniel Tirone makes 34 saves for Wildcats

Senior netminder Daniel Tirone made 34 saves for the Wildcats
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 10:01  UNH1-0 EV GW Ara Nazarian (5)Shane Eiserman/2
3rd 0:48  UNH2-0 EV Patrick Grasso (1)Brendan van Riemsdyk/4, Benton Maass/10
3rd 11:22  UNH3-0 EV Marcus Vela (2)Michael McNicholas/9, Anthony Wyse/1
3rd 17:35  UNH4-0 PP Michael McNicholas (3)Patrick Grasso/4, Max Gildon/5
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
New Hampshire  1034
Yale  0000
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
New Hampshire  1561637
Yale  1371434
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
New Hampshire (7-4-1)  1/7 5/10 0
Yale (3-6-0)  0/5 7/14 0
New Hampshire Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Daniel Tirone (W, 7-4-1)60:000 1371434
Yale Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Sam Tucker (L, 3-6-0)60:004 1461333

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


- 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.


- 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.


- 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.