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Senior forward Biagio Lerario scored the game-winning goal for the Huskies
Northeastern Rallies Past Union, 2-1
Senior forward Biagio Lerario scored the game-winning goal for the Huskies

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - The Northeastern men's hockey team completed their weekend sweep of the Union Dutchmen in a 2-1 come-from-behind victory Saturday night. With the win, the Huskies improved to 2-0-0 (0-0-0 Hockey East) on the season.

Through two periods, the teams were locked at zero, with the Huskies outshooting the Dutchmen 16-11 heading into the final frame.

A scrum in front of the net gave Union the chance to break the scoring silence, striking minutes into the third period to give them the 1-0 lead. The lead was short-lived for the Dutchmen, however, as the Huskies retaliated shortly thereafter when freshman Riley Hughes registered his first career point on a breakaway opportunity to tie the teams up at 1-1.

Capitalizing on the momentum, Biagio Lerario lit the lamp with just over eight minutes left in the period to secure the 2-1 victory for Northeastern. The senior knocked in the game-winner off a cross-ice pass from Zach Solow and the secondary from Jordan Harris.

UP NEXT

The Huskies return to Matthews Arena on Tuesday, Oct. 15, when they take on No. 4/5 Massachusetts at 7 p.m. Prior to puck drop, Northeastern will hoise the 2018-19 Hockey East Championship banner in a pre-game ceremony.

Game Summary

Saturday, October 12, 2019

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1
Game statistics
24 Shots 21
0 / 5 Power Plays 0 / 4
5 / 10 PIM 6 / 12
2-0-0 Records 0-4-0
GOAL SCORERS
Northeastern Union
Sam Morton (1)
3rd/4:45
Riley Hughes (1)
3rd/8:54
Biagio Lerario (1)
3rd/11:42  GW
GOALTENDERS
Northeastern Union
Craig Pantano
60:00, 20 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 2-0-0)
Darion Hanson
59:57, 22 Saves, 2 GA
(L, 0-4-0)

Empty Net
0:03, 0 GA