Photo Gallery: Merrimack College at UMass-Lowell (3/1/13)

UMass-Lowell shut out Merrimack College, 4-0, Friday night at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Mass. The win for the River Hawks evens the season series at 1-1-0. With the win, UMass-Lowell remains tied, with Boston College, for first place in the Hockey East standings with only three games remaining. The River Hawks victory jumped them up to seventh in the Pairwise rankings, tied with St. Cloud State.

Justin Soderberg has covered the UMass Lowell River Hawks and Hockey East for over two years. Soderberg also contributes to Boston Bruins coverage for Inside Hockey. Follow him on twitter: @JMSoderberg