WALTHAM, Mass. - The Northeastern Men's Hockey team fell, 3-1, to Bentley University on Friday evening to close of the 2022 calendar year.
As the Falcons took an early 2-0 lead to open the first period, the Huskies found their footing and cut the advantage to one goal just over the halfway point. Forcing a turnover in the neutral zone, Jack Hughes and Sam Colangelo went on an offensive rush that set up Gunnarwolfe Fontaine in the slot for an easy tally.
The Huskies continued their battle throughout the middle frame, but despite their efforts, the score remained 2-1 heading into the final period.
The game's scoring concluded with a goal by Bentley's Matt Gosiewski in the opening two minutes of the final period for a 3-1 win by the Falcons.
Netminder Devon Levi finished the night with 23 saves, while Jayden Struble and Jeremie Bucheler each had four blocks.
The Huskies are back on Sunday (Jan. 1) for a New Year's Day matchup with the Harvard University Crimson in Cambridge, Mass. All the action can be streamed on ESPN+, beginning at 4:00 p.m.