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Massachusetts 6, Connecticut 3

Jeff Lang scored his first goal of the season in the win over UConn.

Jeff Lang scored his first goal of the season in the win over UConn.

Oct. 9, 2003

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* The Minutemen are now 35-35-2 all-time in season openers and 2-2-0 under Coach Don Cahoon.
* Thomas P?ck three-point game was his third of his career. He scored 12 points (5-7-12) in four career games against UConn.
* The Minutemen scored four or more goals for the fifth game in a row for only the second time since the program's admittance in Hockey East in 1994-95. The other came in the first six games of the season in 1995-96.
* Chris Capraro's three assists were a career-high and tied a career-high with three points.
* Josh Hanson recorded his first career multi-point game.
* UMass was 5-for-5 on the penalty kill. That is its most kills without giving up a goal since the 15th game of the year last season. A 3-1 loss to Boston University on Dec. 7. The Terriers went 0-for-5 in that game.
* The crowd of 5,379 was the largest opening-day crowd in school history and sixth largest in Mullins Center history.
* The Minutemen are now unbeaten in their last eight non-conference games, posting a 7-0-1 record. The Minutemen haven't lost to a team outside of Hockey East since a 3-2 overtime loss to Nebraska-Omaha on Oct. 27.
* The Minutemen have won 11 straight games when leading after two periods.



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