Scoring the game’s first goal is a key vs. Lowell, coach Whitehead says

Posted Nov. 08, 2012, at 6:50 p.m.

Men’s College Hockey

MAINE vs. NO. 17 UMASS-LOWELL

Time, site: Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m., Tsongas Arena, Lowell, Mass.

Records: Maine 1-8 (0-4 Hockey East); UML 1-3-1 (0-2-1)

Series, last meeting: Maine 75-31-3, Maine 2-1 on Feb. 11

Key players: Maine — RW Joey Diamond (1 goal, 3 assists), LW Connor Leen (2 & 1), C Devin Shore (0 & 3), RW Mark Anthoine (1 & 1), D Mark Nemec (1 & 0), G Dan Sullivan (0-6, 3.34 goals-against average, .898 save percentage), G Martin Ouellette ( 0-2, 3.06, .878); UML — RW Josh Holmstrom (2 & 2), RW Derek Arnold (1 & 1), LW Ryan McGrath (1 & 1), D Chad Ruhwedel (0 & 2), LW Scott Wilson (1 & 0), C Riley Wetmore (no points), G Doug Carr (1-2-1, 2.13, .919)

Maine coach (Tim Whitehead’s) keys to the game: “We’ve got to stay out of the penalty box. We have to play well on the special teams and we need to score the first goal.”

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