Brandon Estes had two goals and an assist and Cole Maier had four assists as Union, rated No. 14 in the uscho.com poll, routed No. 1 St. Cloud State 7-2 on Friday in the Three Rivers Classic in Pittsburgh.
The Dutchmen took a 3-0 lead midway through the second period. Then, after Kevin Fitzgerald's first of two goals for the Huskies with just over three minutes left in the second, Union scored another three goals in a row.
Canisius 3, No. 13 North Dakota 1: The host Golden Griffins had only 14 shots on goal but still edged the Fighting Hawks with Blake Weyrick, their goalie, stopping 31 shots. Mark Senden had a shorthanded goal for UND.
No. 8 Denver 6, Wisconsin 3: The Pioneers scored four goals in the third period to beat the host Badgers.
No. 7 Ohio State 7, Michigan State 7 (OT): Dennis Cesana's second goal of the game, with 47 seconds left in the third period, enabled the host Spartans to get a tie with the Buckeyes after a scoreless overtime. MSU got the extra point in the Big Ten standings on Logan Lambdin's goal in the 3-on-3 second overtime. Gustaf Westlund had two goals for OSU.
No. 3 Minnesota State Mankato 4, Michigan Tech 1: Andy Carroll's first goal of the season for the host Mavericks late in the opening period was the game-winner. Dryden McKay had 24 saves for MSU Mankato.
No. 12 Bowling Green 3, Bemidji State 1: The Falcons took a 2-0 lead in the first 5½ minutes in beating the visiting Beavers. Justin Baudry scored for Bemidji State on a power play with six seconds left in the first.