St. Thomas scored two goals within 10 seconds in the decisive third period to knock Wisconsin-Stout out of the NCAA Division III men's hockey tournament with a 4-1 victory Wednesday in Mendota Heights.
With the score tied at 1-1 after two periods, the Tommies (20-6-2) attacked Blue Devil goalie Mike Stone, a senior from West St. Paul. St. Thomas outshot Stout 12-4 over the first 10 minutes of the final period and scored a power-play goal at the 10-minute mark by Nate Ryan. Ten seconds later the Tommies took a two-goal lead on a goal by Sean Bryant.
Nick Nelson scored an empty-net goal in the final minute to seal the victory for the Tommies.
St. Thomas outshot Stout 35-28 for the game, but Stout held a 23-17 lead in shots after two periods. St. Thomas will travel to St. Norbert in Green Bay to play the top- seeded Green Knights on Saturday.
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|Baltimore - LP: W. Chen||1||FINAL|
|Boston - WP: J. Masterson||7|
|Chicago Cubs - WP: J. Arrieta||5||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: A. Caminero||2|
|NY Yankees - LP: C. Sabathia||1||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: A. Simon||2|
|Cincinnati - WP: A. DeSclafani||6||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - LP: W. Peralta||1|
|Cleveland - LP: C. Allen||3||FINAL|
|Chicago WSox - WP: D. Robertson||4|
|Minnesota - LP: K. Gibson||1||FINAL|
|Kansas City - WP: E. Volquez||7|
|San Diego - WP: O. Despaigne||14||FINAL|
|Colorado - LP: J. De La Rosa||3|
|Oakland - WP: D. Otero||6||FINAL|
|LA Angels - LP: M. Shoemaker||3|
|Houston - WP: T. Sipp||7||FINAL|
|Seattle - LP: D. Farquhar||5|
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