Kelleher Sends New Hampshire Past Clarkson, 5-3
Senior forward Tyler Kelleher has two goals and two assists for Wildcats

Senior forward Tyler Kelleher had two goals and two assists for the Wildcats
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 1:34  CLK1-0 EV Troy Josephs (1)Perry D'Arrisso/2, Aaron Thow/1
1st 9:52  CLK2-0 EV Juho Jokiharju (2)Devin Brosseau/3
1st 13:51  UNH1-2 PP Patrick Grasso (2)Tyler Kelleher/1, Matias Cleland/2
2nd 9:49  UNH2-2 EV Dylan Maller (1)Jason Salvaggio/2, Tyler Kelleher/2
2nd 10:59  CLK3-2 EV Juho Jokiharju (3)Nico Sturm/2, Devin Brosseau/4
2nd 16:10  UNH3-3 EV Patrick Grasso (3)Liam Blackburn/1
3rd 18:21  UNH4-3 EV GW Tyler Kelleher (2)Jason Salvaggio/3
3rd 19:28  UNH5-3 EV EN Tyler Kelleher (3)Matias Cleland/3
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
New Hampshire  1225
Clarkson  2103
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
New Hampshire  6131332
Clarkson  6161032
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
New Hampshire (1-2-0)  1/5 7/14 0
Clarkson (2-2-0)  0/6 6/12 0
New Hampshire Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Daniel Tirone (W, 1-1-0)60:003 4151029
Clarkson Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Jake Kielly (L, 2-2-0)59:084 5111127
Empty Net0:521     

POTSDAM, N.Y. - Senior forward Tyler Kelleher scored with 1:39 remaining in the third period and added an empty-netter to lift New Hampshire to a come-from-behind 4-3 win against Clarkson on Saturday at Cheel Arena.


Date: October 15, 2016 (7:00 p.m.)
Score: University of New Hampshire 5, Clarkson University 3
New Records: New Hampshire (1-2-0, 0-0-0 HE) // Clarkson (2-2-0, 0-0-0 ECAC)
Location: Cheel Arena (Potsdam, N.Y.)

Goal Scorers: New Hampshire - Tyler Kelleher (2), Patrick Grasso (2), Dylan Maller (1); Clarkson - Juho Hokiharju (2), Troy Josephs,

Goaltenders: UNH - Danny Tirone (1-1-0) 29 saves (4 | 15 | 10 - 60:00); Clarkson- Jake Kielly (2-1-0) 27 saves (5 |11 | 11 - 59:08)

Next Game: Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 vs. Colorado College (7:00 p.m.)


The Golden Knights jumped out to a 2-0 lead om the first period with goals by Josephs at 1:34 of the period and Jokiharju with one at 9:52.

Patrick Grasso (Ankeny, Iowa) got the 'Cats on the board at 13:51 of the first period with a power play goal. The play started with Matias Cleland (Longmont, Colo.) sliding a pass over to Tyler Kelleher (Longmeadow, Mass.) at the top of the faceoff circle. He sent a pass to Grasso who skated in along the redline and jammed the puck past Clarkson netminder Jake Kielly.

Dylan Maller (Parkland, Fla.) recorded the first goal of his career at 9:49 of the second period as he flung a wrister from the top of the slot past Kielly. Jason Salvaggio (Hanson, Mass.) took a shot that was saved by Kielly, and Kelleher sent the puck out to Maller for the assists.

Clarkson regained the lead at 10:59 of the second stanza as Jokiharju notched his second goal of the game. The Wildcats remained resilient as Grasso scored his second goal of the game and third of the weekend at 16:10. Liam Blackburn (Prince George, British Columbia) recorded his first collegiate point on the play with an assist.

In the third period, Kelleher scored his first goal of the game, which would prove to be the game winner, at with 1:39 left in regulation. Salvaggio got his second assist of the game on the play. With 32 seconds left, Kelleher put the game away with an empty net goal from the UNH zone.


New Hampshire: 7 penalties - 14 minutes
Clarkson: 6 penalties - 12 minutes


New Hampshire: 1-for-5
Clarkson: 0-for-6


Points: Tyler Kelleher (4)
Goals: Patrick Grasso (2), Tyler Kelleher (2)
Assists: Tyler Kelleher (2), Jason Salvaggio (2)
Shots: Tyler Kelleher (6)


Points: Juho Jokiharju (2), Devin Brosseau (2)
Goals: Juho Jokiharu (2), Troy Josephs (1)
Assists: Devin Brosseau (2)