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UConn Hockey Holds On Tight To 2-1 Win Over RIT

UConn Hockey Holds On Tight To 2-1 Win Over RIT

Now 17 games into the season, UConn is still trying to find a steady stride during what’s been a slowly developing year.

And with only five games remaining prior to the winter break, at which point Hockey East play intensifies and points will be essential, the Huskies took a break from conference play Saturday against RIT at the XL Center intent on taking the next step forward.

Scoring two power-play goals in the first period, the Huskies and goalie Adam Huska held on for a 2-1 win. The Huskies have won two straight for the first time since the second and third games of the season.

“I was happy with the effort, we got a couple of power-play goals,” UConn coach Mike...