NCAA Game Night: 3-15-13

Cornell Big Red 3 @ No. 1 Quinnipac Bobcats 2
Cornell leads beat-of-3 ECAC quarterfinals, 1-0

D/W Kirill Gotovets, COR: Did not play
Season totals: 22 GP, 0-0-0, +1, 12 PIM

F Matthew Peca, QU: 0-2-2, +1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 32 GP, 10-12-22, +11, 32 PIM

Streaking No. 9 seed Cornell, without the services of Kirill Gotovets, upset No. 1 Quinnipiac in Game 1 of their ECAC quarterfinal series. Matt Peca had two helpers for the Bobcats.

Michigan State Spartans 3 @ No. 3 Miami RedHawks 0
MSU leads best-of-3 CCHA quarterfinals, 1-0

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 34 GP, 5-8-13, -2, 14 PIM

Undrafted Jake Hildebrand stopped 34 shots for the upstart, unseeded Spartans, knocking off top-seeded Miami 3-0 in Game 1 of their CCHA quarterfinal series.

Michigan Tech Huskies 3 @ No. 4 North Dakota 5
UND leads best-of-3 WCHA quarterfinals, 1-0

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: 0-1-1, +1, 1 SOG
Season totals: 24 GP, 1-7-8, -2, 16 PIM

Brendan O’Donnell (pictured) was on the top line and had an assist for the second straight game as third-seeded UND took a one game to zero lead on the 10th-seeded Huskies in the WCHA quarterfinals.

Bemidji State Beavers 1 @ No. 2 Minnesota Golden Gophers 2 (OT)
Minnesota leads best-of-3 WCHA quarterfinals, 1-0

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Win, 17 saves on 18 shots
Season totals: 36 GP, 24-6-5, 1.85 GAA, .924 sv%, 3 SO

Wilcox stopped all but one shot through three periods and overtime, helping the second-seeded Gophers to a Game 1 win over the 11th-seeded Beavers in their quarterfinal series. The Beavers scored the tying goal with 38 seconds left in regulation. Game 2 is Saturday.

Michigan Wolverines 4 @ No. 9 Western Michigan Broncos 3
Michigan leads best-of-3 CCHA quarterfinals, 1-0

D Luke Witkowski, WMU: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 37 GP, 2-8-10, E, 44 PIM

The unseeded Wolverines struck first in this CCHA quarterfinal match-up, beating the third-seeded Broncos on their home ice. Michigan outshot WMU 30-18. Jets first round pick Jacob Trouba had two goals for Michigan. Game 2 is Saturday.

*USCHO poll used