Saturday, March 4, 2017
Andover, Massachusetts – Michael McNicolas of Las Vegas and New Hampshire University had to win and they did. Michael, who dealt an assist on a powerplay earlier in the game on Saturday, clinched it with an empty-net goal with just a minute to play to help New Hampshire University beat Merrimack 4-0.
The Hockey East Best of Three Series is now tied 1-1. The decisive game will be played here at the Lawlor Rink on Sunday. Michael, who grew up playing youth hockey in Las Vegas, has 12 goals, 28 assists this season.