Jakov Novak scored a power-play goal at 1:22 of sudden-death overtime, lifting Bentley to a 3-2 non-conference win over UNH on Friday night in Waltham, Mass.

Bentley had tied the game on a goal by Matt Gosiewski at 8:46 of the third period.

Defenseman Max Gildon and forward Charlie Kelleher scored consecutive goals giving the Wildcats (1-1-1) a 2-1 lead early in the third period.

UNH goalie Mike Robinson, of Bedford, made 11 saves, to 23 for Bentley’s Aidan Pelino.

The Wildcats open Hockey East play next Friday night at Merrimack College.