Tigers, UND tied at 1-1 after one

CC senior Rylan Schwarz’s wrist shot from the left faceoff circle beat North Dakota junior goalie Clarke Saunders to tie the game at 1-1 with 15:46 left in a wild first period that ended in a tie.

North Dakota’s Corban Knight scored only 34 seconds in when his crossing pass went in off a CC defenseman’s skate and in.

CC junior goalie Josh Thorimbert did not let the fluke affect him with a  big save on UND freshman Rocco Grimaldi with 11:06 left on a shorthanded breakaway and on Connor Gaarder less than two minutes later to keep the game tied. Thorimbert’s save on Grimaldi was especially impressive, closing his leg pads quckly to

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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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