NCAA Game Night: 1-4-13

No. 12 Cornell Big Red 1 @ No. 11 Denver Pioneers 5

D/W Kirill Gotovets, COR: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 12 GP, 0-0-0, +2, 6 PIM

Cornell outshot Denver 38-25, but suffered a big defeat, 5-1. The game got chippy in the third period with a hoard of roughing penalties handed out.

Harvard Crimson 2 @ Princeton Tigers 3 (OT)

F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 9 GP, 2-2-4, +1, 6 PIM

Harvard continues to struggle, this time falling in overtime at Princeton. The Crimson is now 4-6-1 this season after starting ranked among the top teams in the nation. Brian Hart was minus-2 on Friday. He was on the ice for the Tigers’ overtime winner.

No. 20 Holy Cross Crusaders 2 @ No. 7 North Dakota 5

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 17 GP, 1-5-6, -3, 10 PIM

Holy Cross came into the game against UND in front of 10,000 fans with a 10-4-2 record, but the 10-5-3 home side scored the game’s first five goals and easily defeated the Crusaders, 5-2. UND outshot Holy Cross, 41-15.

No. 8 Dartmouth Big Green 2 @ No. 5 Quinnipiac Bobcats 3 (OT)

F Matthew Peca, QU: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 18 GP, 5-3-8, +3, 12 PIM

Quinnipiac won for their 13th consecutive game – which leads the nation – by beating Dartmouth in overtime, 3-2. Lightning prospect Matthew Peca was scoreless for the 15-3-2 (9-0-0 ECAC) Bobcats.

No. 10 Western Michigan Broncos 6 @ Bemidji State Beavers 0

D Luke Witkowski, WMU: 0-1-1, +3, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 19 GP, 1-4-5, -3, 14 PIM

After scoring just once in last weekend’s Great Lakes Invitational tournament, the Broncos exploded for four goals in the second period Friday en route to a 6-0 crushing of the Beavers. WMU only allowed 15 shots on goal. Lightning free agent target Danny DeKeyser had two assists for WMU.

*USCHO poll used