Clarkson Golden Knights 1 @ No. 12 Cornell Big Red 3
D/W Kirill Gotovets, COR: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 8 GP, 0-0-0, +2, 4 PIM
Kirill Gotovets is still looking for his first point of the season. On Friday the Big Red defeated the visiting Golden Knights, 3-1, for their fifth win of the season.
No. 4 Miami RedHawks 5 @ Alaska-Fairbanks Nanooks 2
F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 11 GP, 1-3-4, -2, 4 PIM
Mullin was back in the RedHawks lineup after missing a handful of games. He did not recored a point.
No. 16 Quinnipiac Bobcats 4 @ No. 8 Union Dutchmen 0
F Matthew Peca, QU: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 11 GP, 3-1-4, E, 4 PIM
Matthew Peca returned to the Bobcats lineup and started on the top line. It was believed he was recovering from an “upper body injury.” He apparently left the ice limping halfway through the game. This was a big road win for the Bobcats over a strong Union squad. Quinnipiac improved to 5-0 in the ECAC.
No. 7 North Dakota Fighting Sioux 3 @ No. 18 Colorado College Tigers 5
F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 13 GP, 1-4-5, -4, 2 PIM
The Sioux outshot the Tigers, 47-26, but Colorado College held on for a 5-3 win. Alexander Krushelnyski, son of former NHLer Mike Krushelnyski, had a goal and three assists for CC.
No. 13 Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks 3 @ No. 3 Minnesota Golden Gophers 2
G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Loss, 21 saves on 23 shots
Season totals: 12 GP, 8-2-2, 1.58 GAA, .927 sv%, 2 SO
Wilcox and the Gophers saw their six-game win streak snapped by visiting UNO. Minnesota held a 2-1 lead after the first period. The loss was just Wilcox’s second of the season. UNO goalie John Faulkner (undrafted) improved to 8-0-1 on the year. The teams face off again on Saturday.
Northern Michigan Wildcats 2 @ No. 10 Western Michigan Broncos 4
D Luke Witkowski, WMU: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 10 GP, 0-3-3, -4, 12 PIM
The Broncos spotted Northern Michigan a 2-0 lead before scoring the game’s final four goals. Captain Luke Witkowski was one of four WMU players with at least four shots on goal.
*USCHO poll used