Senior forward Ben Brar scored in overtime for the Warriors
Brar Scores in Overtime to Lift Merrimack Past Boston University, 4-3
Senior forward Ben Brar scored in overtime for the Warriors

Box Score - Highlights

Boston, Mass-- The Merrimack men's hockey team emerged victorious by a score of 4-3 as Ben Brar scored last second winner in overtime to give the Warriors the win and the weekend sweep.

The Basics

Score: #20/20 Merrimack: 4 #5/5 Boston University: 3 Records: #20/20 Merrimack (18-12-1, 13-8-0) | Boston University: (20-10-0, 14-6-0)

Matt Copponi once again opened the scoring for the Warriors as he tapped in the rebound on the top of the crease to give Merrimack the lead. Mick Messner would follow with his third goal of the weekend as he tipped in Tristan Crozier's initial shot to give the Warriors a two goal cushion through 20 minutes.

Boston University scored three goals in the second period to take the lead, but Ben Brar would tie the game up with a powerplay goal early in the third period. Neither team would score in regulation from then on and the game would go into overtime.

As the overtime came down to the wire, Hugo Ollas would make a breakaway save on one end and back the other way Alex Jefferies would draw a penalty but wouldn't need it as Ben Brar would keep the puck in at the line and score the game winning goal with 0.1 seconds remaining.

Facts and Numbers:

- Ben Brar had two goals and scored his third overtime winning goal of the season in the win.

- Mick Messner and Matt Copponi had the other goals for the Warriors.

- Ottoville Leppanen and Alex Jefferies had two assists each and Zach Bookman, Tristan Crozier and Filip Forsmark had one assist each.

- Christian Felton led the team in blocks with four.

- Hugo Ollas made 34 saves in the victory.