The University of Maine’s hockey team gained a impolite serious warning call from Bentley University on Saturday evening.
After an encouraging weekend through which Maine went 1-1 within the Ice Breaker Tournament in Colorado, Bentley’s Falcons thumped the Black Bears 5-1 on the Bentley Arena in Waltham, Mass.
Bentley was once picked to complete 8th in 10-team Atlantic Hockey, probably the most underfunded of Division I faculty hockey’s six meetings, and the Falcons had traveled 177 miles a technique from Waltham to Schenectady, N.Y. on Thursday evening the place it was once drubbed through Union College 5-1.
Freshman Thomas Freel staked the rested Black Bears to a 1-0 lead through tipping house David Breazeale’s shot from the purpose simply 5:51 into the sport. Grayson Arnott additionally assisted at the play.
But it was once all downhill from there for the Black Bears.
Sophomore Harrison Scott scored a couple of objectives and freshman goalie Connor Hasley, making his first varsity get started, completed with 33 saves because the Falcons scored 5 unanswered objectives.
“It wasn’t a lack of effort but the way we played tonight was very immature,” stated UMaine second-year head trainer Ben Barr. “It was once disappointing. We’re going to have video games the place we don’t seem like we all know what we’re doing and this night was once a kind of video games.
“We self-destructed with bad reads. We didn’t play the game the right way. We got what we deserved,” he added.
Barr stated the ones deficient selections would provide Bentley with odd-man rushes and the Falcons had been opportunistic and cashed in on a few of them.
UMaine avid gamers were given stuck dishonest at the offensive facet of the puck and couldn’t get again in time to get a divorce a Bentley rush.
Scott tied it with the primary of his two objectives at the night time on the 10:18 mark as he batted his personal rebound previous UMaine goalie Jacob Mucitelli after his preliminary shot popped out of Mucitelli’s glove. Ethan Harrison and Nick Bochen notched assists.
Senior Josh Latta, who had in the past performed at Alabama-Huntsville and UMass Lowell, scored what proved to be the game-winner early in the second one era when he was once left by myself within the slot and fired house a rebound. Stephen Castagna and Matt Gosiewski assisted.
Scott made it 3-1 past due within the era when he maneuvered during the slot and beat Mucitelli with a backhander. Joe Winkelmann and Ryan Nause had the assists.
Castagna capped the second-period scoring through changing a two-on-one. The objective was once unassisted.
Mucitelli was once then changed through Victor Ostman with 3:40 left in the second one era. Mucitelli wound up with 16 saves on 20 pictures.Ostman stored all 3 pictures he confronted the remainder of the best way.
The Falcons added an empty-net objective through Nicholas Niemo. Jordan Schulting assisted.
UMaine will host No. 8 Quinnipiac (Conn.) subsequent Saturday at 7:05 and Sunday at 4:05.
Bentley will discuss with Ohio State for Thursday and Friday video games at 7.