Boston University Falls To Minnesota Duluth In Overtime, 3-2

Freshman forward Clayton Keller scored a goal for the Terriers
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 7:59  BU1-0 EV Clayton Keller (21)Ryan Cloonan/6
1st 19:42.7 MND1-1 EV Alex Iafallo (19)Joey Anderson/23, Willie Raskob/12
3rd 11:38  MND2-1 EV Joey Anderson (11)Riley Tufte/7, Nick Wolff/10
3rd 16:47  BU2-2 EV Patrick Harper (13)Chad Krys/6, Dante Fabbro/12
OT 1:57  MND3-2 PP GW Adam Johnson (18)Neal Pionk/26, Alex Iafallo/30
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd OT Final
Boston University  10102
Minnesota Duluth  10113
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd OT SOG
Boston University  5513124
Minnesota Duluth  777223
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Boston University (24-12-3)  0/2 4/8 0
Minnesota Duluth (27-6-7)  1/3 3/6 0
Boston University Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 OT Saves
Jake Oettinger (L, 21-11-3)61:573 676120
Minnesota Duluth Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 OT Saves
Hunter Miska (W, 26-4-5)61:572 4512122

FARGO, N.D. - The No. 6 Boston University men's ice hockey team had its NCAA run come to an end on Saturday as No. 3 Minnesota Duluth got a power-play goal from Adam Johnson just 1:57 into overtime to claim a 3-2 victory in the NCAA West Regional final.


Final Score: #3 Minnesota Duluth 3, #6 Boston University 2 (OT)
Records: BU (24-12-3), Minnesota Duluth (27-6-7)
Location: Scheels Arena - Fargo, N.D.


- Minnesota Duluth broke a 1-1 tie at 11:38 of the third period before BU freshman Patrick Harper scored with 3:13 left in regulation to send the game into overtime.

- After the Terriers extended their run of successful penalty kills to 27 straight early in the third period, a tripping call on BU just 1:39 into overtime yielded the game-winner.

- The Terriers scored first for the first time in 11 games as freshman Clayton Keller backhanded a shot over UMD netminder Hunter Miska's left shoulder at the goalmouth 7:59 into the contest.

- The Bulldogs were able to equalize in the final minute of the first period on a wraparound by Alex Iafallo at the 19:42 mark.

- After neither team was able to light the lamp in the middle stanza, Joey Anderson gave the Bulldogs the 2-1 lead just past the midpoint of the third.


- Keller and sophomore Charlie McAvoy were named to the West Regional All-Tournament Team.

- Keller extended his point streak to 10 games (7g, 8a).

- Sophomore Ryan Cloonan assisted on Keller's goal while freshman blueliners Chad Krys and Dante Fabbro earned helpers on Harper's goal late in regulation.

- Freshman Jake Oettinger recorded 20 saves for the Terriers while fellow rookie Hunter Miska turned aside 22 BU shots and was named the Most Outstanding Player of the regional.

- BU held a 24-23 shot advantage and came up empty on both of its power-play chances.


- The Terriers finish the year with a record of 24-12-3.

- This was BU's third straight appearance in the NCAA tournament.

- The result marked the final collegiate game for BU seniors Doyle Somerby, Nick Roberto and Tommy Kelley.