|1st||6:50||CON||1-0||PP GW||Wyatt Newpower (1)||Tage Thompson/1, Maxim Letunov/1|
|1st||8:56||CON||2-0||EV||Tage Thompson (1)||Joona Kunnas/1, Alexander Payusov/1|
|1st||19:24||CON||3-0||PP||Karl El-Mir (1)||Maxim Letunov/2, Tage Thompson/2|
|2nd||7:04||CON||4-0||EV EA||Evan Richardson (1)||Brian Morgan/1, Johnny Austin/1|
|2nd||9:47||CON||5-0||PP||Tage Thompson (2)||Kasperi Ojantakanen/1, Maxim Letunov/3|
|3rd||16:47||CON||6-0||EV||Evan Richardson (2)||Karl El-Mir/1, Max Kalter/1|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|Alabama Huntsville (2-1-0)||0/4||10/31||0|
|Alabama Huntsville Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Matt Larose (L, 2-1-0)||39:53||5||8||12||0||20|
|Rob Nichols (W, 1-0-0)||59:51||0||5||11||5||21|
HARTFORD, Conn. | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team lost to Hockey East affiliate Connecticut at the XL Center by a score of 6-0 on Friday night in the squad's first nonconference matchup of the season. UAH slips to 2-1-0, while UConn improves to 1-0-0.
- The Huskies potted three straight goals in the first period with tallies by Wyatt Newpower at 6:50, Tage Thompson at 8:56, and Karl El-Mir at 19:24 for the early 3-0 lead.
Inside the Box Score
- Following the first-period outburst, Connecticut continued to keep the offensive pressure with two goals in the middle frame by Evan Richardson at 7:04 and Thompson with his second at 9:47.
- The Huskies made it a 6-0 final at 16:47 with Richardson's second of the game.
- Matt Salhany totaled a team-high four shots on goal.
- Larose led the goaltending core with 20 saves in 39:53 minutes on the ice.
- In his first-ever collegiate appearance, Jordan Uhelski totaled eight saves while allowing one goal in 20 minutes between the pipes.
- Senior captain Brent Fletcher saw a good deal of success in the face-off circle, winning 12 of 18 faceoffs in the nonconference tilt.
Next Time Out
- The Chargers and Huskies wrap up the nonconference series on Saturday at the XL Center at 3 p.m. CST.