(above) Adam Murray getting run over by Justin Jokinen in OT
DU took 3 of a possible 4 WCHA points from MSU this weekend with a win last night and tie tonight at Magness Arena. DU and Colorado College are tied for 1st place in the WCHA with identical 3-0-1 league records and 7 points. DU has an overall record of 5-2-1 and will head to Anchorage, Alaska next weekend to face UAA in another league series.
After falling beind 2-0 early in the first period on goals by MSU's Joe Schiller (Ev) and Tyler Pitlick (PP), DU came back with goals by Drew Shore (Ev) and Tyler Ruegsegger (PP) to end the period tied at 2. DU went ahead 3-2 on a second period goal by Anthony Maiani (EV). MSU tied it up late in the period on Tyler Pitlick's (PP) second goal of the night and the second period finished with the team tied at 3. MSU took a 4-3 third period lead on a goal by Kael Mouillierat (PP). DU tied the game late on a goal by Kyle Ostrow (Ev). Neither team could score in the OT even though both had power plays during the OT period. Patrick Wiercioch had 2 assists for DU tonight. DU goalie Adam Murray had 30 saves and MSU goalie Kevin Murdock had 40 saves.
First Star: Kyle Ostrow (Denver)
Second Star: Patrick Wiercioch (Denver)
Third Star: Ben Youds (Minnesota State)