Gross period. BU ties it, and Maine can't get anything going offensively. On to the third tied 1-1.
The crowd looks pretty good to me tonight and even though the number was low I thought last nightís was decent as well. Good to see some work going in to getting the crowds back.
A deflection goes Maine's way, and its 2-1. They look a lot better in the third.
BU got the late equalizer with the goalie out, and it heads to OT tied 2-2.
A 2-2 tie ends it. Final shot count 37-25 for BU. A three point weekend.
Swayman looked like he got some coaching over summer. He kept himself in good position with patience.
Credit Maine's penalty kill. BU came in with a very good PP percentage (forgot what it was), and was 0-12 on the weekend. The team appears to have a little more depth, but without Swayman they are probably below .500. I suspect he will leave after this season.
I look at the shots and I kind of shake my head. Modern hockey wisdom says you canít get outshot 3-to-1 and give up 15+ shots every third period and have success.
So my question for you guys that have actually seen them, are they kind of keeping things outside and giving up lazy easy shots? Or is Swayman totally standing on his head?
The last time Maine was ranked in the USCHO poll was the week of 11 January, 2018. The team celebrated the occasion by tying Brown that night and getting swept by Northeastern the next weekend. Will this be the day they return to the poll?
Maine is 10th in the USCHO pairwise and 12th at CHN. Maine would play either Pedo State in Allentown (CHN) or RIT in Albany (USCHO). Albany sounds good...Maine has good history there...