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Freshman forward Joel Farabee scored the game-tying goal for the Terriers
Boston University Skates To 2-2 Tie With Harvard
Freshman forward Joel Farabee scored the game-tying goal for the Terriers

ALLSTON, Mass. - Freshman Joel Farabee scored the game-tying goal and classmate Matthew Quercia opened the scoring for the Boston University men's ice hockey team in a 2-2 draw at Harvard on Tuesday evening at Bright-Landry Hockey Center.

BU, which was playing its first game of the new year, moves to 6-8-3 on the year while the Crimson now stands at 6-4-3.


- BU wasted little time in establishing a lead as the fourth line produced a goal on its first shift of the night.

- Freshman Jack DeBoer got the puck to senior Ryan Cloonan, who raced up the right side before setting up Quercia in front at 2:05 for his first tally a Terrier.

- After the Terriers took a 1-0 lead into the first intermission, Harvard's Adam Fox scored from the slot with 2:03 left in the second to make it a 1-1 game.

- The Crimson used their nation-best power play to take a 2-1 lead early in the second as Lewis Zerter-Gossage potted a rebound from the inside of the left circle just 1:36 into the third.

- The Terriers used a power play of their own to send the game into overtime as Farabee buried a chance from the right side off a pass by junior Patrick Harper with 14:06 left in regulation.

- Both defenses held strong for the rest of the night and the crosstown rivals settled for a tie.


- Junior Jake Oettinger made 26 saves in goal for the Terriers, who held a 31-28 shot advantage.

- Michael Lackey recorded 29 stops for the Crimson.

- Oettinger picked up his first collegiate assist on the game-tying goal.

- Freshman Jack DeBoer helped set up Quercia's goal for his second assist in as many games.

- BU went 1-of-3 on the power play and killed off three of the Crimson's four chances with the man advantage.

- This was the fourth time in the past seven meetings that the Terriers and Crimson went to overtime.


- The Terriers will continue a stretch of three games in five days on Friday (Jan. 11) when they host New Hampshire.

- Game time at Agganis Arena is set for 7:30 p.m.

Game Summary

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Game statistics
31 Shots 28
1 / 4 Power Plays 1 / 3
3 / 6 PIM 4 / 8
6-8-3 Records 6-4-3
Boston University Harvard
Matthew Quercia (1)
Adam Fox (6)
Lewis Zerter-Gossage (10)
3rd/1:36 PP
Joel Farabee (5)
3rd/5:54 PP GT
Boston University Harvard
Jake Oettinger
65:00, 26 Saves, 2 GA
(T, 6-8-3)
Michael Lackey
64:43, 29 Saves, 2 GA
(T, 6-3-3)

Empty Net
0:17, 0 GA