NCAA/USHS

NCAA Game Night: 2-1-13

Cornell Big Red 2 @ St. Lawrence Saints 4

D/W Kirill Gotovets, COR: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 18 GP, 0-0-0, +4, 12 PIM

Cornell allowed three third period goals to turn a lead into a deficit and eventually a loss.

Harvard Crimson 1 @ RPI Red Hawks 3

F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 18 GP, 4-7-11, -2, 8 PIM

Harvard is now 5-14-1 overall and 3-12 in the ECAC.

No. 20 Alaska-Fairbanks Nanooks 1 @ No. 4 Miami RedHawks 4

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 24 GP, 4-6-10, -2, 10 PIM

Miami got two empty net goals from 2012 Lightning prospect camper Austin Czarnik to seal a home win over Alaska. Mullin was interviewed by STO after the first period. He said he started the season slow, but he and his linemates have started to gel. "Can't look back; gotta keep going," he said.

No. 19 Wisconsin Badgers 1 @ No. 7 North Dakota 1

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: Did not play
Season totals: 19 GP, 1-5-6, -3, 12 PIM

Brendan O’Donnell continues to be out of the North Dakota lineup.

No. 2 Quinnipiac Bobcats 1 @ Brown Bears 1

F Matthew Peca, QU: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 22 GP, 7-8-15, +7, 18 PIM

Peca had a power play assist in QU’s 1-1 tie against Brown on Friday.

No. 6 Western Michigan Broncos 3 @ Ferris State Bulldogs 1

D Luke Witkowski, WMU: 0-0-0, +1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG,
Season totals: 27 GP, 2-5-7, E, 28 PIM

Western Michigan improved to 17-6-4 with a 3-1 win on the road over FSU.

*USCHO poll used

NCAA Game Night: 1-26-13

Brown Bears 3 @ No. 18 Cornell Big Red 0

D/W Kirill Gotovets, COR: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 17 GP, 0-0-0, +4, 12 PIM

Cornell dropped under .500 (8-9-2) after being shut out by unranked Brown at home.

St. Lawrence Saints 4 @ Harvard Crimson 3 (OT)

F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-2-2, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 17 GP, 4-7-11, -2, 8 PIM

Harvard came close to getting an elusive win, but fell in overtime to the visiting Saints. Brian Hart had two helpers for Harvard.

Bowling Green State Falcons 1 @ No. 6 Miami RedHawks 3

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 2-0-2, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, *First Star*
Season totals: 23 GP, 4-6-10, -3, 10 PIM

Jimmy Mullin (pictured) doubled his season goal totals with a two-goal night on Saturday as Miami swept their weekend series with BGSU.

No. 16 St. Cloud State Huskies 2 @ No. 5 North Dakota 2

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: Did not play
Season totals: 19 GP, 1-5-6, -3, 12 PIM

North Dakota tied WCHA-leading SCSU, 2-2, Saturday at home.

No. 1 Minnesota Golden Gophers 4 @ No. 14 Minnesota State Mavericks 1

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Win, 26 saves on 27 shots
Season totals: 25 GP, 17-3-4, 1.70 GAA, .926 sv%, 3 SO

Wilcox was seven minutes away from his fourth shutout when he was beat by Zach Lehrke on a rebound. Wilcox had made the initial save off the rush with his right pad, but the rebound went into the slot where Lehrke was standing alone. Wilcox was beaten just seconds later, but the goal was rightly waived off as it was deflected in with a glove.

Michigan Wolverines 1 @ No. 9 Western Michigan Broncos 5

D Luke Witkowski, WMU: 0-0-0, +1, 2 PIM, 2 SOG,
Season totals: 26 GP, 2-5-7, -1, 26 PIM

WMU completed their weekend sweep of Michigan with a 5-1 win on Saturday. All of the Broncos’ goals were scored in the second and third periods. WMU improved to 16-6-4 overall, and 12-4-2 in the CCHA.

*USCHO poll used

NCAA Game Night: 1-25-13

No. 8 Yale Bulldogs 3 @ No. 18 Cornell Big Red 2 (OT)

D/W Kirill Gotovets, COR: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 16 GP, 0-0-0, +5, 10 PIM

Yale’s Stu Wilson scored midway through overtime to give the Bulldogs a win vs the Big Red.

Clarkson Golden Knights 5 @ Harvard Crimson 1

F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 16 GP, 4-5-9, -2, 8 PIM

This won’t sit well with the Crimson faithful. Harvard led 1-0 after one period, then allowed five unanswered goals to a team that came into the game with a 4-12-6 record – worse than the 5-11-1 Crimson. Harvard, who lost 4-1 to Union on Tuesday, is now 3-10 in the ECAC. On the plus side, Brian Hart had another point, his third in three games.

Bowling Green State Falcons 1 @ No. 6 Miami RedHawks 2

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 22 GP, 2-6-8, -4, 10 PIM

Miami got two goals from Cody Murphy (undrafted) to come from behind and defeat the Falcons, 2-1.

No. 16 St. Cloud State Huskies 3 @ No. 5 North Dakota 1

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: Did not play
Season totals: 19 GP, 1-5-6, -3, 12 PIM

North Dakota was outshot 33-16 at home en route to a 3-1 loss. O’Donnell was out of the UND lineup for the third consecutive game.

Connecticut Huskies 1 @ No. 2 Quinnipiac Bobcats 2 (Tuesday)

F Matthew Peca, QU: 1-1-2, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, *Third Star*
Season totals: 21 GP, 7-7-14, +8, 18 PIM

Peca banged home a rebound on Tuesday to give the Bobcats a 1-0 lead, then had the primary assist on the game-winning goal, scored late in the third period. UConn’s Matt Grogan (undrafted) made 48 saves in the loss.

No. 14 Minnesota State Mavericks 2 @ No. 1 Minnesota Golden Gophers 1

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Loss, 31 saves on 33 shots, *Third Star*
Season totals: 24 GP, 16-3-4, 1.73 GAA, .924 sv%, 3 SO

The Mavs scored with 44 seconds left in regulation to upset top-ranked Minnesota, 2-1. On the game winner, Wilcox (pictured, Minnesota Daily photo) made the initial save from in front, but the puck skittered to his left where an unmarked Brett Knowles potted home the winner. Wilcox and the Mavericks' Stephon Williams (undrafted) came into the weekend first and second, respectively, in the WCHA in goals against average. Williams made 37 saves in the win.

Michigan Wolverines 2 @ No. 9 Western Michigan Broncos 3

D Luke Witkowski, WMU: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 25 GP, 2-5-7, -2, 24 PIM

Luke Witkowski notched his seventh point of the season in a 3-2 home win over Michigan. After the game, Witkowski tweeted that he wasn’t at his personal best, but “the boys won.” Spoken like a true captain.

*USCHO poll used

NCAA Game Night: 1-19-13

No. 16 Cornell Big Red 2 @ RPI Red Hawks 3

D/W Kirill Gotovets, COR: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 15 GP, 0-0-0, +4, 10 PIM

Cornell scored in the game’s final minute to cut the lead to one, but ran out of time to find the tying goal.

Harvard Crimson 2 @ Brown Bears 5

F Brian Hart, HAR: 1-1-2, +1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 14 GP, 4-4-8, -1, 8 PIM

Hart had his first multi-point game, but Harvard lost, 5-2, after allowing four second period goals. The Crimson fell to 5-10-1 this season after starting the year ranked near the middle of the USCHO top-20.

No. 8 Miami RedHawks 2 @ Wisconsin Badgers 1

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 21 GP, 2-6-8, -4, 10 PIM

Miami avoided a weekend sweep by defeating the Badgers, 2-1. Mullin had a few scoring chances, but did not register a point.

No. 6 North Dakota 4 @ No. 1 Minnesota Golden Gophers 4

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: Did not play
Season totals: 19 GP, 1-5-6, -3, 12 PIM

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Tie, 22 saves on 26 shots
Season totals: 23 GP, 16-2-4, 1.72 GAA, .923 sv%, 3 SO

North Dakota led 3-1 and 4-2 before Minnesota fought back to force overtime. Adam Wilcox started his 21st straight game for the Gophers.

Bowling Green Falcons 1 @ No. 10 Western Michigan Broncos 2

D Luke Witkowski, WMU: 1-0-1, -1, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, *First Star*
Season totals: 24 GP, 2-4-6, -3, 20 PIM

Luke Witkowski (pictured) scored his second goal of the year to tie the game at one, and WMU added another later to defeat the visiting Falcons, 2-1. This is the third time in his four-year career that Witkowski has reached two goals. He has never reached three.

*USCHO poll used

NCAA Game Night: 1-18-13

No. 16 Cornell Big Red 3 @ No. 17 Union Dutchmen 2

D/W Kirill Gotovets, COR: 0-0-0, +2, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 14 GP, 0-0-0, +4, 8 PIM

Cornell scored twice in the third period to post a come-from-behind 3-2 win over Union. Kirill Gotovets is still looking for his first point of the year, but doubled his season plus/minus total to plus-4.

Harvard Crimson 0 @ No. 12 Yale Bulldogs 4

F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 13 GP, 3-3-6, -2, 8 PIM

Yale outshot their rivals from Harvard, 39-21, en route to a 4-0 win on Friday night.

No. 8 Miami RedHawks 0 @ Wisconsin Badgers 1

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 20 GP, 2-6-8, -4, 10 PIM

Wisconsin got a late goal to top the visiting RedHawks, 1-0. Jimmy Mullin is back on the lower lines after filling in up top while Riley Barber was at the World Junior tournament with USA.

No. 6 North Dakota 1 @ No. 1 Minnesota Golden Gophers 5

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: Did not play
Season totals: 19 GP, 1-5-6, -3, 12 PIM

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Win, 24 saves on 25 shots, *Second Star*
Season totals: 22 GP, 16-2-3, 1.62 GAA, .927 sv%, 3 SO

Adam Wilcox (pictured, Univ. of Minnesota photo) continued his stellar play as a freshman, stopping 24 of 25 shots as top-ranked Minnesota beat rival North Dakota, 5-1. UND scored the game’s first goal on the power play before the Gophers answered with five unanswered goals. Wilcox leads the WCHA in wins and his 2.04 GAA in conference play is second best. Friday was his 20th straight start. Wilcox has allowed three total goals against then No. 1 Boston College, then No. 2 Notre Dame, and against rival UND. Minnesota and UND face off again on Saturday. Lightning prospect Brendan O’Donnell should be back in the lineup for the second game; he’s been a scratch on Fridays recently.

No. 10 Western Michigan Broncos 2 @ Bowling Green Falcons 3

D Luke Witkowski, WMU: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 23 GP, 1-4-5, -2, 20 PIM

WMU outshot the Falcons 11-4 in the third period, but BGSU scored the only goal in the final frame to break a 1-1 tie and win the game, 2-1.

*USCHO poll used

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