2018-19 WCHA Game Recap

Senior goaltender Jake Theut made 41 saves for the Chargers
Alabama Huntsville Shut Out By Northeastern At Catamount Cup, 2-0
Senior goaltender Jake Theut made 41 saves for the Chargers

BURLINGTON, Vt. | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team dropped a nonconference matchup against No. 11 Northeastern by a score of 2-0 on Saturday afternoon at Gutterson Fieldhouse to wrap up play at the TD Bank Catamount Cup hosted by Vermont. UAH dips to 3-17-0, while NU improves to 12-3-1.

Turning Point

- Northeastern was on the board first at the 6:19 mark of the opening period on a goal by Matt Filipe, and the Huskies would not look back as they went on to win 2-0 over UAH on Saturday in a matinee matchup.

Scoring Breakdown

- The Huskies took a 1-0 lead early into the first period at 6:19 on Filipe's marker, but were held scoreless to close out the period and for the duration of the second period thanks to Jake Theut's 23 saves during the two stanzas.

- Just after a successful penalty kill by the Chargers in the third period, Northeastern's Austin Plevy scored at 10:37 of the frame to put the Huskies ahead 2-0.

Inside the Box Score

- Theut finished the game with a total of 41 saves against his former squad, posting a game-high 18 stops in the third period.

- The senior netminder had 10 or more saves in each of the three periods, while helping UAH hold NU to zero goals in four power-play opportunities.

- The Chargers totaled 13 shots on goal in the loss, led by Austin Beaulieu with four shots on goal.

- UAH went 23-for-53 in the face-off circle.


- Theut - who was a member of the NU program for four seasons - has posted 40 or more saves in four of his seven appearances in goal this season.

- Two of his 40-save performances have come against nationally-ranked opponents, after putting up 43 saves against No. 10 Denver on Oct. 13.

- UAH has held the opposition to zero power-play goals in 13 contests.

- The Chargers have killed off eight straight penalties dating back to Michigan Tech on Dec. 15.

Next Time Out

- UAH returns to action next Friday (Jan. 4) and Saturday (Jan. 5) at the Von Braun Center for a two-game Western Collegiate Hockey Association series against Ferris State.

Game Summary

Saturday, December 29, 2018
Catamount Cup at Vermont

Game statistics
13 Shots 43
0 / 1 Power Plays 0 / 4
4 / 8 PIM 1 / 2
3-17-0 Records 12-3-1
Alabama Huntsville Northeastern
Matt Filipe (3)
1st/6:19  GW
Austin Plevy (2)
Alabama Huntsville Northeastern
Jake Theut
58:10, 41 Saves, 2 GA
(L, 1-6-0)

Empty Net
1:50, 0 GA
Ryan Ruck
59:47, 13 Saves, 0 GA
(W, 2-0-0)

Empty Net
0:13, 0 GA