Jan. 28, 2012
Both teams were scoreless in the first period, with the Gophers outshooting the Mavericks 13-5.
Emily West was called for body checking 17 minutes into the period, giving MSU a power play opportunity. The Mavericks capitalized and tied up the score at 1-1, as Lauren Zrust scored for MSU nearly 18 minutes into the period. The tie didn't last long as
The Gophers got a power play opportunity nine and a half minutes into the third period, and Rachel Ramsey took advantage, getting a power play goal just past the 11 minute mark to give the Gophers a 3-1 lead. Mira Jalosuo and Sarah Davis had assists on the goal. MSU was called for another penalty less than a minute later, and again the Gophers capitalized on the power play. This time Emily West scored with assists from Sarah Davis and Jen Schoullis. The score would remain at 4-1 for the remainder of the game.
The Gophers improve to 22-4-2 with the win, including a 16-4-2 mark in WCHA play.
Pannek Garners WCHA Monthly Honors
Kelly Pannek is the WCHA Offensive Player of the Month for November after leading the NCAA with 18 points in six games.
Five Minutes with Sophie Skarzynski
Catch up with the sophomore defenseman as the Gophers prepare for this week's series at Wisconsin.
WCHA Honors Pannek with Weekly Award
Kelly Pannek is this week's WCHA Offensive Player of the Week after a seven-point series against Bemidji State.