KANSAS CITY, Mo. — T.J. Tynan scored the game’s only goal as the Notre Dame men’s hockey team beat the University of Maine 1-0 in the Ice Breaker Tournament on Friday night.

Tynan scored 2 minutes, 59 seconds into the third period to win the game for Notre Dame. Bryan Rust and Robbie Russo each had an assist on the goal for Notre Dame.

Dan Sullivan made a total of 22 saves in the first period and second period to keep the game scoreless for Maine (0-2-0). Sullivan made 11 more saves in the third period to finish with 33.

Steven Summerhays made 22 saves for Notre Dame (1-0-0), including 10 in the third period

Maine has managed just one goal in its two regular season games thus far. The Black Bears lost their season opener 2-1 to Quinnipiac on Friday, Oct. 5. Maine managed just two goals in 2-2 tie with New Brunswick in an exhibition game Saturday, Oct. 6.

Maine will play the winner of Friday’s late game between Army and Nebraska/Omaha at 4:30 p.m. today.

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