Zach Risteau's goal at 17:33 of overtime lifted St. Lawrence to a 3-2 win over Dartmouth in Game 2 of the first round of the ECAC men's hockey playoffs Saturday night at Thompson Arena in Hanover.
The deciding Game 3 is tonight at 7 in Hanover.
Michael Ederer and Cade Gleekel scored for St. Lawrence (6-28-2). Jeff Losurdo and Drew O'Connor scored for Dartmouth (12-15-4), which outshot the Saints 60-24.
Daniel Manella was the star of the game with 58 saves for the Saints. Adrian Clark had 21 stops for the Big Green.
Plymouth State falls
Plymouth State was eliminated from the Division III men’s hockey tournament with a 2-1 loss to Hobart in first-round play on Saturday night.
Ryan Stevens scored in the first period for PSU. Julien Denicourt got Hobart even in the second and Alex Robitaille won it with a third-period strike. The Panthers finish 17-8-3.
Northeastern 3, Providence 2: Matti Hartman of Hanover scored with an assist from Manchester’s Paige Capistran in Northeastern’s win in a Hockey East women’s semifinal Saturday in Providence, R.I.
Alina Mueller and Chloe Aurard also scored for Northeastern, which was outshot 34-18. Aerin Frankel’s 32 saves helped NU reach today’s title game, where the Huskies will take on Boston College.
Christina Putigna and Katie Friesen scored for Providence.
Franklin Pierce 14, Dominican 7: In Rindge, senior Matt Brewster of Merrimack had a hat trick for the Ravens in their home opener. FPU also got three goals and an assist from Jake Castorf, and Mike Alibrani notched two goals and two assists. Luke Tracy of Windham added a goal.
Rivier 13, Salem State 4: In Nashua, Eric Guinasso of Pelham scored five goals for the Raiders. Colby Larsen of Windham added two.
Colby-Sawyer 19, St. Joseph (Conn.) 1: In New Britain, Conn., Brittany Ireland of Amherst scored six goals and added two assists, Sierra Schuster of Hopkinton scored six goals, and Jess Tattersall of Keene added three goals and an assist.
St. Anselm 23, Post 4: In Waterbury, Conn., Breda Holland of Londonderry scored twice and Grace Young of Merrimack made one save for the Hawks.
NEC 3, Bates 2: In Clermont, Fla., Emily Farone of Seabrook fanned 12 to earn the win. NEC also beat Mount Union, 13-8.