WCHA roundup: Denver tie keeps it atop league

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No. 10/11 Denver 1, Bemidji State 1 OT

BEMIDJI – Colorado Springs native Chris Knowlton scored his team-high 10th goal to lead the visiting Pioneers in a 1-1 tie against host Bemidji State. DU has gone seven games without a win, but the tie kept the Pios in first place in the WCHA by one point over No. 17 St. Cloud State and No. 20 Minnesota State, which both won Friday night.

No. 20 Minnesota State 6, No. 13/14 Nebraska Omaha 3

OMAHA – The purple Mavericks moved into a tie for second place in the WCHA with St. Cloud State after their seventh league win a row. Johnny McInnis scored twice and Teddy Blueger made three assists for MSU. The eight league wins before the holiday break are a school record.

No. 8 North Dakota 6, Michigan Tech 1

HOUGHTON — Senior forward Corban Knight recorded two goals and two assists  for his first career four-point game and junior goaltender Clarke Saunders stopped 34 shots to lead No. 8 North Dakota.

Wisconsin 4, Alabama-Huntsville 1

MADISON — Derek Lee assisted the game-winner and scored an unassisted goal as Wisconsin rallied to a 4-1 win over visiting Alabama-Huntsville for the nonconference home sweep after a 5-0 win on Thursday night.

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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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