COLLEGE HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Big wins for Minnesota Duluth, Denver
Minnesota Duluth 5, Denver 2
Denver scored less than three minutes in, but the second-place Bulldogs responded with four straight goals to open up a nine-point lead on the Pioneers, who are tied with North Dakota for for the final home-ice playoff spot in the NCHC in fourth place. Read the full story here.
North Dakota 5, Western Michigan 1
North Dakota rookie Mark Senden scored on the opening shift of the game, his teammates stormed to a 3-0 lead in the first 11 minutes and the Fighting Hawks handed the Broncos their worst home loss of the season, 5-1, at Lawson Ice Arena. Read more here.
Bemidji State 2, Northern Michigan 2 (BSU wins 3-on-3 OT)
Brad Johnson scored a game-tying power-play goal in the third period to help the Bemidji State men’s hockey team skate to a 2-2 tie Friday night, Feb. 15, against Northern Michigan. After a scoreless first overtime period, Ethan Somoza sent the Sanford Center crowd home happy by burying the winner in 3-on-3 overtime to secure two points in the WCHA standings. See more here.
Minnesota 4, Ohio State 3
The Gophers opened up a two-goal lead at Value City Arena and played their most structured defensive game in weeks to survive a pair of Ohio State rallies and upset the Buckeyes 4-3 on Friday, Feb. 15. Read more here.