BY: Gerry Cantlon, Howlings
“We played a consistent game We gave a late powerplay goal. We took another, killed it off, and we remained mentally tough,” UConn head coach Mike Cavanaugh said. “Marco (Richter) made a nice rush late to win it for us.”
Richter, a freshman, was the hero who took a pass from Kyle Huson, then fought his way through several players and found space on the right wing. While on the rush, Richter was able to flip a shot off and over the shoulder Brown goalie Tim Ernst with 1:38 left in regulation.
“I was going through two guys,” Richter said. “I just wanted to get the puck deep and I got the puck back again and honestly, I was just trying to get it in somehow.”
For Richter it was his first collegiate goal and it turned out to be the game winner. Continue reading