The Bemidji State University Beavers lost their first conference game last night against the Niagara Purple Eagles. The Beavers are not 8-1-0 in conference play. [Bemidji Pioneer] Expect the Beavers to come out firing tonight to get the split.
Miami University RedHawks sophomore goaltender Cody Reichard got a shut out as the Miami RedHakws beat the FSU Bulldogs 4-0 in Big Rapids, Michigan. Cody Reichard now has 6 shutouts in a 1 1/2 seasons with the RedHawks. [Red Hawkey]
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish suffered a serious blow to their playoff chances as their leading scorer Billy Maday suffered a shoulder separation and is expected to be 6-8 weeks. [The College Hockey blog]
The UNO Mavericks are getting very few breaks during their final season in the CCHA. I have to wonder if the Mavericks will get many next season when the Mavericks become a member of the WCHA. [Mavericks Blog] Tie with Fighting Sioux almost predictable.
Check out the comments from Minnesota beat writer? Almost predictable. Yawn! Why even make that comment in your blog? That is bush league if you ask me, and I would expect more from a beat writer that covers a WCHA team. [Goal Gophers]
* The Big Ten Network televised the game and used Don Lucia's daughter, Ali, as an interviewer. I didn't watch the telecast but did see her asking assistant coach John Hill questions between periods. Wonder how many Sioux fans will complain about her?
The UMD Bulldogs beat the MSU-M Mavericks 2-1 in Mankato. The Bulldogs moved into a first place tie with idle Denver University. [Duluth News Tribune]
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