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COLLEGE HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Minnesota Duluth uses power play to split with UND

Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com Minnesota Duluth forward Kobe Roth (10) celebrates a goal during Saturday's game at Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, N.D. 1 / 3
Minnesota defenseman Tyler Nanne scored a goal, and battled Notre Dame forward Cam Morrison behind the net, during Saturday's game between the Gophers and Irish in Minneapolis. (Brad Rempel / University of Minnesota Athletics)2 / 3
Bemidji State freshman Alex Ierullo makes a play on the puck during Saturday's game against Bowling Green at the Sanford Center. (BSU photo)3 / 3

Minnesota Duluth 3, North Dakota 2 

Minnesota Duluth moved back into second place in the NCHC standings thanks to a pair of 5-on-3 power play goals by senior center Peter Krieger. See more here.

Meanwhile, from UND's perspective, the loss means the Fighting Hawks still has a shot to move into the top 15 in the Pairwise Rankings — the minimum needed to reach the NCAA tournament — but it might have to win out in the regular season to do it. See more here.

Minnesota 2, Notre Dame 1

The Gophers got 26 saves from goalie Mat Robson along with goals from Tyler Nanne and Scott Reedy to get a win in their Big Ten regular season finale. They finish the 24-game conference slate with a 11-10-3-0 mark, which puts them in second place, at least temporarily. Read the full story here.

Bowling Green 2, Bemidji State 2,OT (BGSU wins 3-on-3)

The Bemidji State men’s hockey came back from a two-goal deficit to force overtime and a 2-2 tie with Bowling Green at the Sanford Center on Saturday night, Feb. 23. Owen Sillinger and Justin Baudry scored for BSU, who enters the final weekend of the WCHA in fifth place with 45 points. That puts them two points behind fourth-place Lake Superior State for the final home ice playoff spot. Read the full report here.

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