No. 11 Notre Dame had an exciting 3-2 overtime victory over No. 1 at the Compton Family Ice Arena on Saturday night. 10 Minnesota scored.
Landon Slaggert buried the winning goal of the game just 32 seconds into overtime with the help of Graham Slaggert and Spencer Stastney. Max Ellis and Trevor Janicke also scored for the Irish.
Minnesota native Ryan Bischel has scored 24 times in the win, while Justen Close has scored 20 times for Minnesota.
The Gophers were 0 for 3 in the power play, while Notre Dame was 0 for 4. For the weekend series, Notre Dame kept Minnesota at a 0 for 6 point on the power play.
Only 32 seconds into the overtime period, Stastney got the shot over the ice to Graham Slaggert, who found his brother Landon, who broke into the attacking zone and won his own setback for the match-winning goal.
Ben Meyers and Bryce Brodzinski scored for the Gophers.
Michigan Tech 5, Bemidji State 2
Michigan Tech, No. 18, scored its third consecutive CCHA whip after defeating Bemidji State 5-2 at the MacInnes Student Ice Arena on Saturday.
The Huskies scored three goals in the third to break a 2-2 draw.
“I feel it was our best overall performance of the year,” Michigan Tech coach Joe Shawhan said. “These are big conference points that could lead to an exciting February for us.”
Technology improved to 14-8-1 overall and 11-5-0 in the CCHA, taking second place in the points ladder behind Minnesota States.
Western Michigan 3, Minnesota Duluth 2 (OT)
Josh Passolt’s second goal of the game won it for the third-ranked Broncos 1:51 in overtime.
Ronnie Attard tied the game 2-2 for WMU just 58 seconds into the third period.
Noah Cates and Connor Kelley scored goals for the seventh-seeded Bulldogs.
St. Cloud State 3, North Dakota 3 (UND wins shootout)
Chris Jandric and Jake Sanderson scored in the second and third periods, respectively, to bring the Fighting Hawks to a 3-3 draw.
Veeti Miettinen, Nick Perbix and Micah Miller put the Huskies ahead 3-1 after the first period.
Ethan Frisch also scored for North Dakota, which won the shootout with Ashton Calder’s goal in the fourth round.
Minnesota State 5, Arizona State 3
Mavericks netball guard Dryden McKay hit the 100-career victory plateau when No. 1 Minnesota State defeated Arizona State 5-3 in Mankato Saturday night.
McKay, who set aside 21 strokes, stands 25-4-0 on the year with tonight’s victory. And with 100 career victories, McKay is the all-time all-time winner in NCAA Division I men’s hockey in victories. Only Marty Turco (Michigan 1995-98, 127 wins) and Steve Shields (Michigan, 1991-94, 111 wins) face McKay.
The Mavericks, who have won five games in a row and 14 of their last 15, got a goal and two assists from Cade Borchardt to beat the visiting Sun Devils.
Denver 4, Miami 2
The no. 5 Pioneers defeated Miami 4-2 at the Goggin Ice Center on Saturday night to sweep the weekend set.
Ryan Barrow scored the game-winning goal with a 5:42 setback in the third period, and senior Brett Stapley contributed three assists as DU extended its unbeaten streak to a season-best eight games (7-0-1).
Sean Behrens and Cameron Wright also scored, while McKade Webster sealed the game with an empty-net marker from center line with 1:08 left.
Magnus Chrona made 19 saves to win the goal.
Cornell 2, Harvard 2 (Harvard wins shootout)
Brenden Locke and Matt Stienburg scored goals and Ian Shane made a career-high 34 times in Cornell’s 2-2 draw with Harvard on Saturday night at Lynah Rink.
The Crimson went on to win a six-round shootout to secure the extra point in the ECAC Hockey standings.
Marshall Rifai and Matthew Coronato scored goals in the second period for Harvard and Mitchell Gibson made the decisive save in the shootout.
Ohio State 6, Penn State 0
12 Ohio State scored twice in each period on Saturday night to defeat Penn State 6-0 at Pegula Ice Arena.
Jakub Dobeš scored 51 saves and 13 Buckeyes had a point in the win.
Jake Wise led the Buckeyes by two goals and three points, while Joe Dunlap had a goal and an assist and Michael Gildon and Quinn Preston each had two assists to match the Buckeye scorers.
Air Force 3, Army West Point 2 (OT)
Nate Horn’s second goal of the game at 4:07 of the extra session lifted the Hawks to the thrilling victory at Cadet Ice Arena.
Parker Brown also scored for Air Force, while Eric Butte and Joey Baez scored for the Black Knights.
“This series is so special and is so crucial to the growth of both teams,” Air Force coach Frank Serratore said. “We had to flush out what happened on Friday. We were a very different team tonight than last night. Even as good as we played, we cut in the second period and all of a sudden we went from 1-0 to 2-1 down. Sometimes in life you have to take a step back to take two steps forward.
“As painful as Friday was, maybe we needed to learn a hard lesson. So proud of our guys that they found a way to get it done. ”