Sunday reading: WCHA roundup, WJC, roster moves, York

UNO Ryan Walters actionNo. 9 Quinnipiac 3, No. 12/13 Nebraska Omaha 1

HAMDEN, Conn. – Quinnipiac came back to win 3-1 on Sunday afternoon at the TD Bank Sport Center for a sweep of the non-conference series. The Mavericks won the faceoff back to defenseman Michael Young who slipped a pass to Ryan Walters. He fired a shot from the top of the faceoff circle that beat goalie Eric Hartzell for his team-leading 12th goal.

No. 4 Minnesota 8, No. 1 Boston College 1

MINNEAPOLIS — Nick Bjugstad and Kyle Rau both scored twice and added an assist as Minnesota routed No. 1 Boston College.

The loss gives the defending champions, a night after coach Jerry York recorded his NCAA-best 925th career win, a 2-2-1 mark in their last five games.

Michigan Tech 4, No. 7/8 Western Michigan 0

DETROIT — Freshman goaltender Pheonix Copley earned his second shutout of the weekend with 32 saves as Michigan Tech won the Great Lakes Invitational for the first time in 32 years with a 4-0 win against Western Michigan on Sunday at Joe Louis Arena.

No. 18 Minnesota State 3, UConn 1

STORRS, Conn. — Junior forward Johnny McInnis scored twice to help Minnesota State earn the UConn Classic title with a 3-1 victory against Connecticut on Sunday night at Freitas Ice Arena.

UMass 4, Bemidji State 3

HANOVER, N.H. — Senior forward Brance Orban had a goal and an assist but Bemidji State was defeated by Massachusetts, 4-3, in the opening game of the Ledyard Classic on Sunday afternoon at Thompson Arena.

Team USA lost 2-1 at the World Junior Championships, falling to Canada Sunday. The U.S. must beat Slovakia early Monday  to place third in Pool B and avoid relegation.

Boston College and Brown both lost players, one to injury and another to the OHL

Here is a look at BC coach Jerry York’s extraordinary career.

A picture book on North Dakota history is reviewed.

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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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