UMass Lowell Edges Boston University, 3-2
Senior defenseman Chris Forney registers goal and assist for River Hawks

Senior defenseman Chris Forney scored a goal and an assist for the River Hawks
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 0:42  BU1-0 EV Brady Tkachuk (3)Jordan Greenway/8, Cam Crotty/2
1st 7:34  UML1-1 PP Jake Kamrass (5)Chris Forney/7, Tommy Panico/5
2nd 0:36  BU2-1 PP Drew Melanson (1)Jordan Greenway/9, Chad Krys/11
3rd 4:41  UML2-2 PP Chris Forney (3)Kenny Hausinger/8, Tommy Panico/6
3rd 8:42  UML3-2 EV GW Ryan Collins (2)Mattias Göransson/4, Colin O'Neill/6
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Boston University  1102
UMass Lowell  1023
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Boston University  5111026
UMass Lowell  991230
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Boston University (7-10-1)  1/4 8/16 0
UMass Lowell (9-7-0)  2/7 5/10 0
Boston University Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Jake Oettinger (L, 6-9-1)58:303 891027
Empty Net1:300     
UMass Lowell Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Christoffer Hernberg (W, 9-2-0)60:002 4101024

LOWELL, Mass. - The UMass Lowell Hockey team earned a 3-2 comeback victory against Hockey East rival Boston University on Friday night at the Tsongas Center in front of 5,688 fans.

With the victory, the River Hawks improve to 9-7-0 overall (6-5-0 HEA), while BU drops to 7-10-1 overall (5-6-1 HEA).

Senior forward Ryan Collins (Newton, Mass.) scored his second goal of the season just 8:42 into the third frame to seal the come from behind win with two goals in the final period. Senior defenseman Chris Forney's (Thief River Falls, Minn.) third tally of the year tied the game at 2-2 just 4:41 into the final period with a blast from the left point on the power play. Forney (1g,1a) and senior blueliner Tommy Panico (Wall, N.J.) each finished the night with a game-high two points.

BU's Drew Melanson scored his fifth career goal to give BU the 2-1 advantage on the power play just 36 seconds into the second period.

Brady Tkachuk opened the scoring in the game just 42 seconds into the game with his third goal of the season for the Terriers. Senior foward Jake Kamrass (Atlanta, Ga.) tied the game at 1-1 with a power play goal for his fifth of the season at 7:34 of the opening period.

Junior goaltender Christoffer Hernberg (Espoo, Finland) made 24 saves in his ninth win of the season, while BU's Jake Oettinger took the loss with 27 stops.

UMass Lowell outshot BU, 9-5 in the opening frame and finished the night 2-for-7 on the power play.

The River Hawks return to action on Saturday, December 9th at Boston University. Game time from Agganis Arena in Boston is 7 p.m.