11/13 Recap: Willman, Hurley get firsts

In Friday action, Max Willman jammed in a rebound for the overtime winner as Brown edged Union 3-2. The goal was Willman's first since October 31, 2014 when he scored in his first-ever collegiate tilt. It was also his first career game winning goal. The Bears visit RPI on Saturday.

Connor Hurley (4 SOG) shoveled in a backhand rebound his first goal of the year as No. 18 Notre Dame skated to a 2-2 tie with Northeastern. Cal Petersen made 32 saves as the Irish held a 2-1 lead before allowing a goal with 4:07 remaining in regulation. Notre Dame, who bested Northeastern 3-2 in the series opener on Thursday, moves on to face Lowell on Friday.

Judd Peterson scored his sixth goal of the year as No. 9 St. Cloud State rolled past Western Michigan 5-2. Peterson scored just four goals in 37 games as a freshman last season, but has come out swinging with half a dozen in his first nine games as a sophomore.Will Borgen recorded one assist to give him points in three straight games. The Huskies go for the road sweep on Saturday.

Hudson Fasching notched a pair of assists as Minnesota blanked in-state rival Minnesota State 4-0. Fasching has eight points (4+4) in eight games this season, including multi-point efforts in four of his last five. The Gophers go for the sweep of the home-and-home series on Saturday in front of their own fans.

Anthony Florentino recorded an even rating and was whistled for a clipping minor as No. 1 Providence played to a 1-1 tie with No. 11 Boston University. The teams will travel to Boston to go at it again on Saturday.

Chris Brown recorded a minus-one rating as No. 2 Boston College outlasted Michigan State 6-4. The Eagles are back in action next Saturday at New Hampshire.

Sean Malone logged two shots on goal as No. 7 Harvard was defeated by No. 4 Quinnipiac 4-1. After posting five assists in his first two games, Malone has gone without a point in his last three. The Crimson close the weekend Saturday at Princeton.

Ivan Chukarov finished with a minus-three rating as Massachusetts was defeated 4-2 at No. 14 Merrimack. UMass plays again on Sunday when they visit Vermont.

Jason Kasdorf came out for warm-ups but did not play as RPI downed No. 10 Yale 3-2 in overtime. It will be interesting to see if coach Seth Appert puts Kasdorf in net on Saturday versus Brown despite backup Cam Hackett holding the fort down in his absence.

In the QMJHL, Vaclav Karabacek scored his seventh goal of the year as Baie-Comeau lost again, this time to Drummondville 3-1. Karabacek is hitting a run of consistency despite his team's misfortune, collecting eight points (3+5) in his last five games.

In the WHL, Brycen Martin collected two assists as Saskatoon earned a 4-3 overtime victory at Prince Albert. Martin, who has now collected points in four straight games, enters the weekend at a point-per-game pace with three goals and 16 helpers in 19 contests. Raiders defender Brendan Guhle finished with a minus-two rating in the loss.

Giorgio Estephan was credited with an assist to extend his point streak to eight games as Lethbridge was doubled 4-2 at Moose Jaw. The Hurricanes are at Brandon on Saturday.

In the AHL, veteran defenseman Colby Robak scored the Amerks lone goal as Rochester was throttled by Lehigh Valley 7-1. Sean Donovan and Nick Baptiste earned assists, while Nathan Lieuwen made 28 saves to take the loss. The Amerks play Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Saturday.

In Sweden, Victor Olofsson and Gustav Possler were each kept quiet as MODO was shut down by Orebro HK 5-0.

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