CANTON, N.Y. - The University of Maine men's ice hockey team skated to a 1-1 tie on Saturday evening in the Roos House on the campus of SUNY Canton.
First Goal (St. Lawrence 1-0): Shortly after Maine's second penalty of the evening had ended, Jacob Nielsen broke the scoreless tie. Carson Dimoff drew the attention of the Black Bears' defense as Nielsen was left alone. Dimoff found Nielsen as the Saints took a 1-0 lead late in the first period.
The two squads battled to a scoreless second period. Each team had a chance on the power play but were unable to find the back of the net.
Second Goal (1-1): With a wide open net in front of him, Tim Doherty tied the non-conference match-up at one goal apiece late in the third period. Eduards Tralmaks swung the puck to Mitchell Fossier who found their wide open teammate. Doherty lifted the puck over the Saints' netminder to tie the game.
Unable to find a game ending goal, the Saturday evening contest would end in a 1-1 tie. Maine goes to 8-5-3 on the season while St. Lawrence sees their record change to 3-11-2.
- Jeremy Swayman (8-5-3) finished with 21 saves, while Francis Boisvert (0-4-1) tallied 36 for St. Lawrence.
- Maine went 1-4 on the power play, as the Saints were 0-6 on their man advantages.
- The Black Bears blocked two shots as a team.
Maine returns to the ice Friday, December 6th, at UMass. Puck drop for the Hockey East contest is scheduled for 7:00 pm.