Amherst Snaps Men's Hockey Win Streak

Daniel McMullan scored Bowdoin's first goal against Amherst
Daniel McMullan scored Bowdoin's first goal against Amherst

AMHERST, Mass. – The Bowdoin men's hockey team saw their three game win streak come to an end in a 4-2 loss at Amherst on Friday night. 

The Polar Bears fall to 7-12-0 (4-9-0 NESCAC) after surrendering quick goals to Amherst (8-7-4, 5-4-4 NESCAC) in all three periods.

Game Highlights

  • Patrick Daly scored 3:27 into the game as he wrapped around the net and out a shot on Erik Wurman. Wurman turned the puck away with a kick save but Daly collected his own rebound and roofed a shot glove-side.
  • Just 1:29 into the second frame, Jack Fitzgerald doubled Amherst's lead. Max Roche collected a loose puck and found Fitzgerald with a no-look pass in the slot.
  • Bowdoin scored back-to-back goals within five minutes of each other to even the game. At 10:29, Daniel McMullan fired a shot through traffic from the right post.
  • With 5:26 remaining in the second, Thomas Dunleavy buried a rebound off Cody Todesco's initial shot.
  • Amherst regained the lead in the waning seconds of the frame off another Daly tally, this time on the power play.
  • The hosts scored another quick goal to open the third period and put the game out of reach for the Polar Bears.

By the Numbers

  • Connor Girard made 33 saves for Amherst.
  • Wurman made 42 stops for Bowdoin.
  • The Mammoths finished 1-for-2 on the power play.
  • Bowdoin was 1-for-5 with the man-up advantage.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears play at Hamilton tomorrow afternoon, beginning at 3:00 p.m.