Roundup: St. Cloud, Denver, UNO Earn Big NCHC Wins

St. Cloud State swept Miami this weekend, capping it with a 3-1 win Saturday. The wins were big for a number of reasons. First off, it moved the Huskies into fourth place in the contentious NCHC standings, which is the last home-ice spot for the playoffs. Also, it moved St. Cloud State’s overall record one game over .500, which makes it eligible for the NCAAs, for which the Huskies now stand 12th …
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Roundup: UMD Sweeps at North Dakota; Denver Rebounds

Minnesota-Duluth’s rise to No. 1 in the Pairwise this weekend was certainly well earned. The Bulldogs went into Grand Forks and swept North Dakota at always-raucous Engelstad Arena, winning 5-3 Friday when capping it off with a 4-0 shutout Saturday. UMD freshman Hunter Miska is the first goalie in seven years to shut out North Dakota twice in one season. North Dakota dropped to 2-5-1 at home in NCHC …
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Roundup: Fitting Split for UMD, Denver

Though it’s still too early in the season for the Pairwise to be completely meaningful, the system that ultimately selects the NCAA tournament field can already give a good sense of where things stand. And with Minnesota-Duluth and Denver coming into the weekend at No. 1 and No. 3, respectively, and atop the NCHC standings, there was every reason to be hyped up for the games. The games certainly lived …
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