NCHC

• NORTH DAKOTA 5, COLORADO COLLEGE 5, tie (UND wins SO): The No. 2 Fighting Hawks (19-3-3, 10-2-1-1 NCHC) took a 4-1 lead in the opening period but needed Rhett Gardner’s goal with 32 seconds left in the third period to tie the score and force overtime Friday. Neither team scored in the 5-on-5 overtime or in the 3-on-3, so officially the game will be a tie. A sudden-death shootout ensued, which UND won on Brock Boeser’s goal in the first round, giving the home team an extra point in the conference standings. Gardner and Luke Johnson both had two goals for the Fighting Hawks. Hunter Fejes had two goals and two assists for Colorado College (5-17-1, 3-9-1).

• ST. CLOUD STATE 8, WESTERN MICHIGAN 2: Senior forward Joey Benik scored the first goal and had four assists as the No. 5 Huskies (19-5-1, 11-3-1-1) routed the visiting Broncos (7-13-3, 4-8-1-1). Patrick Newell had two goals and one assist for St. Cloud State. Charlie Lindgren stopped 34 shots for the Huskies.

• DENVER 3, MINNESOTA DULUTH 2: The No. 15 Pioneers (11-7-5, 7-4-2) edged the No. 19 Bulldogs (8-9-5, 5-7-3) in Denver behind Danton Heinen’s two goals.

BIG TEN

• PENN STATE 3, OHIO STATE 2 (OT): Alec Marsh scored 2:32 into overtime to give the No. 14 Nittany Lions (16-4-3, 6-1 Big Ten) a victory over the host Buckeyes (6-13-2, 1-4-2-1). Kevin Kerr’s goal for Penn State tied the score at 2-2 with 4:17 left in the third. Eric Scheid, a senior forward from Blaine, had assists on the tying and winning goals.

 

WCHA

• MSU MANKATO 8, LAKE SUPERIOR STATE 0: C.J. Franklin had a goal and two assists and Max Coatta two goals to lead the No. 20 Mavericks (12-8-5, 11-3-5 WCHA) over the visiting Lakers (9-14-4, 6-7-4).

• FERRIS STATE 3, BEMIDJI STATE 2 (OT): Mitch Maloney scored 47 seconds into overtime as the visiting Bulldogs (11-9-5, 9-7-3) beat the Beavers (10-10-4, 7-9-3), who got two goals from John Parker.

NoteS

• Boston College’s Jerry York got his 1,000th career victory when the Eagles routed Massachusetts 8-0. He is the first coach in Division I men’s hockey to reach that mark. York, 70, is in his 44th season on the bench and 22nd at BC.

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