Trick and Treat

Oct. 30, 2010

Merrimack 4, BC 2

This was the game that made most Warrior fans believe.

The defending national champions rolled into Lawler Arena fresh off a win over the Warriors the night before.

But this night belonged to Merrimack, who pulled out to a 3-1 lead and held on for a 4-2 win.

The win was the first of many of Hockey East's elite, including another over the Eagles and wins over BU, UNH, Maine and Vermont, all inside Lawler.

It was also the first of 10 Merrimack sellouts this season.

The Comeback Kids

Nov. 19, 2010

Merrimack 4, UMass Lowell 3

The Warriors trailed 3-2 with just over two minutes to play before Jesse Todd put Merrimack on his back. The junior winger potted two goals in the final minutes to lift the Warriors to a 4-3 win, including the game winner coming with just 37 seconds to play in regulation. It was also a hat trick for Todd, who leads the Warriors with 17 goals through the Maine series.

Happy New Year

Dec. 30, 2010

Merrimack 2, Army 1 (OT)

A non-conference game against Army might not sound like much, but the Warriors trailed 1-0 entering the third and came from behind to beat the Black Knights.

It also served as a spark plug, sending the Warriors on a six-game winning streak and a stretch of games where they won 14 of 15.

No End in Sight

Feb. 4, 2011

Merrimack 4, Northeastern 3 (OT)

In the midst of an eight-game winning streak, Merrimack trailed 2-0 and 3-2 before two goals by Joe Cucci, including the overtime winner.

Cucci scored the tying goal with 9:36 left and then the winner to mark the second time this season that Merrimack came from behind to win late in the game with the same player scoring both the tying and winning goals.

Tourney Tough

March 11, 2011

Merrimack 5, Maine 4

The Warriors were hosting their first Hockey East playoff game since Bill Clinton was president (1997) and found themselves trailing Maine 2-0 before storming back and taking a 5-4 win.

The very next night, the Warriors romped the Black Bears 6-2 en route to their first Hockey East semifinal appearance since 1998.

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