DURHAM, N.H. — Liam Devlin score two goals to lead the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to a 5-1 win over Clarkson in a nonconference game Saturday night.
The Golden Knights (9-7-4 overall) were playing for the first time since playing a pair of games at Arizona State on Dec. 10-11.
The game was scoreless until Devlin scored his first goal at 13 minutes, 12 seconds of the second period to put the Wildcats (9-10-1) up 1-0.
UNH blew the game open with a three-goal spurt in the first half of the third period.
Colton Huard got things started with a goal at 5:16 that extended the lead to 2-0.
Just 50 seconds after that goal, Cam Gendron made it 3-0 Wildcats and Devlin ended the spurt with a goal at 10:10.
Massena native Jordan Robert scored his first career goal for Clarkson at 14:46 of the third period to cut the lead to 4-1.
Jackson Pierson ended the scoring with an empty-net goal at 16:52.
Clarkson, which has lost three straight games, gets back into ECAC Hockey play this weekend with home games against Rensselaer and Union.
SUNY CANTON 4, ARCADIA 0
Pierce Diamond stopped 32 shots to lead the Kangaroos past Arcadia (3-11) in a nonconference game in Colmar, Pa.
Bailey Conklin, Matthew Headland, Sam Martin and Brett Bannister scored for SUNY Canton (4-6-1).
clarkson 3, quinnipiac 2
The Golden Knights (17-2-3, 8-1-1) moved a full game ahead in first place in the ECAC Hockey standings with a win over No. 4 Quinnipiac in Hamden, Conn.
Nicole Gosling scored the game-winner for Clarkson at 3:34 of the third period. Florence Lessard assisted on that goal and scored herself 90 seconds into the third period.
Gabrielle David scored at 9:11 of the second for Clarkson, with Caitrin Lonergan assisting. It was the 200th point of Lonergan’s career.
Nina Steigauf and Lexie Adzija scored for the Bobcats (15-3-3, 7-2-0).
SUNY CoRTLAND 4, SUNY POTSDAM 1
Grace Schnorr scored two goals and assisted on another to lead SUNY Cortland (10-2, 6-2) past the Bears in an NEWHL game at Potsdam.
Katie DeVoe and Dany Donegan also scored for SUNY Cortland.
Alex Quinn scored for the Bears (3-10-1, 1-6-1).
VASSAR 68, ST. LAWRENCE 63
Jack Rothenberg scored 21 points and Zach Johnson added 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Brewers (9-2, 5-0) past St. Lawrence University in a Liberty League game at Poughkeepsie.
Trent Adamson led the Saints (8-3, 3-2) with 17 points. Will Engelhardt scored 15 points and Lowville graduate Aiden Macaulay added 10.
st. lawrence 99, vassar 81
Olivia Barringer scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebound to lead the Saints (10-0, 4-0) past Vassar in a Liberty League first-place matchup at Poughkeepsie.
Katie Frederick scored 18 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for the Saints. Dylan Watkiss also scored 18 points.
Ava McCann scored 17 points for the Saints. Sierra Sanson added 12 points.
Sarah Gillooly led Vassar (5-6, 4-1) with 24 points.
MAINE-PRESQUE ISLE 63, SUNY CANTON 52
Chelsey Raven and Joie Culkin both scored 11 points to lead the Kangaroos (4-7, 2-3) in an NAC loss to Maine-Presque Isle at Canton.
Alexis Ireland scored 22 points for Maine-Presque Isle (5-3, 1-2).