Around the WCHA: Omaha ends Duluth unbeaten streak

Compiled from school web sites …

Nebraska Omaha 3, No. 1 Minnesota Duluth 1

OMAHA — Freshman netminder Ryan Massa turned aside 43 shots and freshman forward Andrew Schmit’s first career goal held up as the game-winner as Nebraska Omaha defeated Minnesota Duluth, 3-1, on Saturday night at CenturyLink Center.

The loss ends the Bulldogs’ school record 17-game unbeaten streak (14-0-3).

No. 5 Minnesota 6, North Dakota 2

GRAND FORKS — Sophomore forwards Nate Condon and Nick Bjugstad each scored two goals and senior forward Taylor Matson had three assists to help Minnesota skate to a 6-2 win against North Dakota on Saturday at Engelstad Arena.

No. 16 Denver 3, Bemidji State 2

DENVER — Sophomore forward Jason Zucker scored his second power-play goal of the game at 11:50 of the third period to lift Denver to a 3-2 win against Bemidji State on Saturday night at Magness Arena.

Minnesota State 3, Wisconsin 0

MANKATO — Junior goaltender Phil Cook earned his third career shutout with a 32-save performance to backstop Minnesota State to a 3-0 win against Wisconsin on Saturday night at Verizon Wireless Center.

Michigan Tech 6, Alaska Anchorage 2

HOUGHTON, Mich. – Senior Jordan Baker tallied a hat trick with a goal in the first and two more in the third to lift Michigan Tech to a 6-4 victory over Alaska Anchorage tonight at the MacInnes Student Ice Arena. The Huskies (8-7-1 WCHA) evened their overall record on the season at 11-11-1 by earning the series sweep of the Seawolves (6-12-2, 3-12-1).

It was the highest scoring weekend by the Huskies since it put up 14 total goals vs. UAA in 2006. Tech had 12 this weekend with a 6-2 win last night.

“We needed a good start tonight, and we got it with an excellent first period,” said head coach Mel Pearson.

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About paisleyhockey
I am the college hockey writer for the Colorado Springs Gazette focusing on the Atlantic Hockey Association, National Collegiate Hockey Conference and Western Collegiate Hockey Association.

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