"It was nice to get that second start of the weekend. It felt good, and there was no way I was losing it."- DU goaltender Marc Cheverie
The University of Denver completed a shutout sweep of the Minnesota Golden Gophers with a 3-0 victory on Saturday night. Marc Cheverie recorded his 3rd shutout in a row and second of the weekend. The victory gave DU coach George Gwozdecky his 500th career victory.
Kyle Ostrow put DU on the board with an even strength goal at 10:15 of the 1st period. (Assists Luke Salazar, Drew Shore)
Rhett Rakhsahni scored at 4:27 of the 2nd period on the power play to put DU up 2-0. (Assists Patrick Wiercioch, Tyler Ruegsegger)
Kyle Ostrow tallied his second goal of the night at 4:12 of the 3rd period, also on the power play. (Assists Drew Shore, Jesse Martin).
1929-30 was the last season the Gophers lost consecutive shutouts at home. This also was only the third time in Gopher history that they were shutout in back-to-back games.
Chevy's scoreless streak at 203:19 minuntes is the second longest streak in DU history trailing Peter Mannino's 208:42 in 2004.
First Star: Marc Cheverie (Denver)
Second Star: Kyle Ostrow (Denver)
Third Star: Drew Shore (Denver)