Fifth-year goaltender Mike Robinson made 32 saves for the Wildcats
Robinson, New Hampshire Shut Out UMass Lowell, 3-0
Fifth-year goaltender Mike Robinson made 32 saves for the Wildcats

Box Score

DURHAM, N.H. - Senior goaltender Mike Robinson (Bedford, N.H.) stopped all 32 shots he faced for his second shutout of the season to propel the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team to a 3-0 victory over No. 13 UMass Lowell on Sunday afternoon at the Whittemore Center.

The Wildcats improve to 13-14-1 (7-11-1 HE) and the River Hawks fall to 16-8-3 (12-7-1 HE).

Freshman forward Liam Devlin (Needham, Mass.) notched the game-winning goal, while sophomore forward Nick Cafarelli (Middleton, Mass.) and senior forward Tyler Ward (Kamloops, British Columbia) scored as well.

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Score: New Hampshire 3, #13 UMass Lowell 0
Records: UNH(13-14-1, 7-11-1 HE), UMass Lowell (16-8-3, 12-7-1 HE)
Location: Durham, N.H. (Whittemore Center)
Date: Sunday, February 13, 2022
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Attendance: 3,870


- Devlin made it 1-0 Wildcats on the power play at 11:36 of the second period when he received a pass from senior forward Jackson Pierson (Zionsville, Ind.), walked it out from behind the cage, spun and backhanded a shot top shelf past Henry Welsch for his eighth goal of his rookie season.. Freshman defenseman Colton Huard (Foothill Ranch, Calif.) also received an assist.

- Cafarelli increased the lead to 2-0 UNH at 16:57 of the second period after Ward wristed a shot from the far boards, the rebound squirted out and he tapped it into an empty net for his first goal of the season. Senior forward Filip Engarås (Stockholm, Sweden) also posted an assist.

- Ward fired a shot into an empty net at 18:58 of the third period for the 3-0 final score. Pierson posted an assist on the goal.


- Robinson made 32 saves and stands at 11-10-0, while Welsch posted 33 saves and stands at 1-4-1.

- UNH outshot UMass Lowell by a 36-32 margin.

- The Wildcats went 1-3 on the power play and the River Hawks finished 0-3.


- Robinson's shutout was good for his second of the season and ninth of his career.

- Devlin's goal was the first game-winning goal of his career.

- Pierson now has 21 career multi-point games.

- The Wildcats are now 66-45-18 all-time versus the River Hawks and have won three straight in the series.

- The Wildcats home record now stands at 9-4-1.

- UNH has a 6-3-0 record against nationally ranked teams this season.