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Men's Hockey Falls To Northeastern In Overtime, 4-3

Senior alternate captain Dan Bertram assisted on two of BC's three goals scored against Northeastern

Senior alternate captain Dan Bertram assisted on two of BC's three goals scored against Northeastern

Nov. 23, 2007

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CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -- Benn Ferriero and Andrew Orpik scored first-period goals and Ben Smith's power-play goal at 10:41 of the third period tied the game and forced overtime, but Northeastern senior forward Jimmy Russo scored with 3.9 seconds remaining in the extra session to earn a 4-3 Hockey East victory over Boston College before 7,289 fans in Kelley Rink.

BC (3-4-5, 2-3-4 Hockey East) gained a 2-0 lead on Orpik's goal at 5:52 of the opening period and Ferriero's power-play score at 16:01.

Trailing 2-0 after one period, Northeastern battled back to even the score at 2-2 after two periods and gain a 3-2 advantage early in the third period. Freshman Mike Hewkin's power-play goal at 6:41 trimmed BC's lead to 2-1. Junior Joe Vitale's goal just 24 seconds later tied the score.

Freshman Tyler McNeely gave Northeastern (6-4-1, 6-3-1 HE) its first lead of the night, scoring at 6:13 while the Huskies enjoyed a two-man advantage.

Smith's power-play goal at 10:41 tied the game and forced the extra session.

BC freshman John Muse made 22 saves. Northeastern sophomore Brad Thiessen stopped 20 shots.

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