UND coach gets his first win

 

• NORTH DAKOTA 5, LAKE SUPERIOR STATE 2: Trailing 2-0 after the open period, No. 4 UND scored three goals in the first 8:07 of the second to take the lead. Shane Gersich started the rally at 1:23 of the middle period. Keaton Thompson tied the score on a power play. And Austin Poganski got the winner in the first game of the IceBreaker tournament in Portland. Bryn Chyzyk had a shorthanded goal and an empty-net goal for North Dakota in the third period. It was the first victory for UND coach Brad Berry and for his goalie Cam Johnson, who got off to a rough start. J.T. Henke and Mitch Hults scored for the Lakers in the opening period despite UND having a 17-5 dominance in shots.

• BOWLING GREEN 6, OHIO STATE 3: Ben Murphy, Matt Pohlkamp and John Schilling each had one goal and one assist as the visiting Falcons beat the Buckeyes after taking a 4-1 lead into the third period. Nick Schilkey had two goals for OSU, which was outshot 35-30. David Gust had the other goal for the home team. Bowling Green’s final two goals were empty-netters in the final three minutes. In between them, Schilkey got his second.

• NORTHERN MICHIGAN 2, WISCONSIN 2 OT, tie: The Badgers took a 1-0 lead on Jake Linhart’s power-play goal at 4:20 of the second period, but the Wildcats dominated the third, scoring twice and outshooting the home team 21-7. Shane Sooth had the first Northern Michigan goal on a power play at 5:47 and Filip Starzynski had the second at 7:56. But Wisconsin pulled its goalie and tied it on Grant Besse’s goal with 42 seconds left. Kevin Schultze and Seamus Maloney got their second assists of the game on the tying goal.

• MAINE 3, MICHIGAN STATE 3 OT, tie: Zach Osburn’s second goal of the game, with nine seconds left, enabled the Spartans to tie the Black Bears in the second game of the IceBreaker in Portland. Blaine Byron’s shorthanded goal at 7:08 of the third period had given the Black Bears a 3-2 lead. Osburn had the first goal and Joe Cox the second for Michigan State, both coming on power plays.

• OMAHA 3, MSU MANKATO 2: In a matchup of rated teams, No. 10 Omaha took a 3-0 lead and held on to beat No. 6 MSU Mankato on its home ice. Jake Randolph and Jake Guentzel scored in the opening period for Omaha and Austin Ortega in the first minute of the second to put the visitors ahead 3-0. But MSU Mankato made it a close game, Jimmy Mullen scored on a power play at 13:28 of the second and C.J. Franklin at even-strength at 4:37 of the third. Kirk Thompson made 24 saves for Omaha, Cole Huggins 22 for MSU Mankato.

• ST. CLOUD STATE 3, ALASKA 0: Joey Benik’s power-play goal just 2:07 into the game got the No. 17 Huskies off to a good start in their win over the Nanooks in the Kendall Hockey Classic in Anchorage, Alaska. Blake Winiecki and Judd Peterson also scored for SCSU.

NOTES

• The Bemidji State at Minnesota Duluth game on Friday night at Amsoil Arena was postponed because a loss of power at the arena in the afternoon affected the ice condition. The game will be rescheduled, UMD announced, but a date has not been set.

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