Feb. 3, 2012
The first period was a scoring fest with six goals scored, although the Huskies got on the board first. Alex Nelson scored for
With just under four minutes remaining in the first period, SCSU’s Ellie Sitek was called for boarding, getting a five-minute major penalty. The Gophers capitalized on the power play, getting two goals. Schoullis gave
After a goal-filled first period, just one goal was scored in the second period. Sophomore Bethany Brausen found a wide open net with Kelly Terry drew the goalie right and made a nice pass to Brausen to put the Gophers ahead 6-1 just two minutes into the period. In addition to Terry, Schleper also had an assist. Both teams would remain scoreless throughout the remainder of the period. The Gophers had two power play opportunities in the second period, but weren’t able to score.
With the victory, the Gophers move to 23-4-2 overall, and 17-4-2 in WCHA games. The Huskies fall to 5-22-2 and 4-19-0 in conference games.
The Gophers and Huskies meet again tomorrow at 2:07 p.m. at the
Gophers Earn Road Sweep
Minnesota defeated Minnesota State, 2-1, in game two of this weekend's series to secure a WCHA sweep.
Gopher Women's Hockey Live vs. Minnesota State
Minnesota and Minnesota State face off at 2 p.m. CT Saturday.
Gophers Roll Past Mavericks, 11-1
Seven Gophers scored goals as Minnesota earned an 11-1 win over Minnesota State on the road Friday afternoon.