WELLESLEY, Mass. – A tough second period kept the Johnson & Wales University men's ice hockey team in check as Babson College handed JWU a 6-0 conference loss on Friday.
The loss dropped the Wildcats to 1-7, 0-5 in the NEHC. The Beavers improved to 6-3-1 and 3-2 in the league.
The Beavers' Mike Egan broke through for the only goal of the first period at the 10th minute. JWU goalie Mike Rockwell Jr. (L, 1-6) stopped 14 shots to keep JWU in range.
The second period was all Beavers as Babson put three goals on the board. All three scores came on the power play and overall BC was 4-of-9 with the extra attacker.
The Beavers had a 47-16 advantage in shots with Babson's Aidan Murphy (W, 5-0-1) stopping every shot he faced.
The Wildcats are back on the ice Saturday when they head to UMass-Boston for a 4 pm start.