Maine falls to New Hampshire in overtime, 2-1 (OT)

New Hampshire\’s Dominic Gruttadauria scored 23 seconds into overtime to beat Maine, 2-1 (OT).

New Hampshire was paced by Gruttadauria, who racked up one goal.

New Hampshire excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in three chances. New Hampshire did not reach the goal total it has come to expect this season. New Hampshire averages 4.5 goals per game. New Hampshire kept Maine\’s goalie busy throughout the game, and Lucas Osborne made 40 saves on 42 shots.

New Hampshire also got a goal from Brett Bittner as well. Other players who recorded assists for New Hampshire were Tyler Burton, who had one.

Maine\’s penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on six New Hampshire power plays. Maine was held below its usual level of production. Maine puts an average of 3.2 pucks into the net per game. Maine could not stay out of the penalty box, as the team accrued 18 minutes in penalties during the game.

Maine was led by Corey Wright, who scored the team\’s only goal. Wright scored 11:46 into the second period to make the score 1-1. Ryan Donohue assisted on the tally.

Adam Higdon recorded 20 saves for New Hampshire. New Hampshire incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors.