WCHA roundup: Gophers move into second; DU now sixth

Published: February 23, 2013, 5:50 am, by Joe Paisley

Denver KnowltonNo. 2 Minnesota 5, Minnesota-Duluth 3

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Junior forward Erik Haula scored twice and three other players registered two-point games to lead Minnesota to a 5-3 win against Minnesota Duluth on Friday night at Mariucci Arena.

The win moves UM into a two-way tie for second place with idle Nebraska-Omaha with 30 league points while UMD remains at 20. St. Cloud State remains in the WCHA lead with 31 points.

No. 10Denver 5, No. 6 North Dakota 4

DENVER — Sophomore forward Daniel Doremus and senior forward Chris Knowlton each had a goal and an assist to help Denver edge past North Dakota with a 5-4 win on Friday night at Magness Arena.

The win puts DU and Wisconsin, which plays nonconference games against Penn State Sunday and Monday, into a tie for sixth place with 27 points, five ahead of eighth-place Colorado College.

WCHA Games
Overall
GP
W
L
T
Pts
GF
GA
W
L
T
GF
GA
St. Cloud State
23
15
7
1
31
77
51
18
12
1
102
76
Minnesota
23
13
6
4
30
78
56
21
6
4
115
62
Nebraska Omaha
24
14
8
2
30
83
70
18
12
2
112
88
Minnesota State
24
14
9
1
29
77
57
20
9
3
104
71
North Dakota
23
11
6
6
28
76
61
16
9
6
100
79
Denver
23
11
7
5
27
75
68
16
9
5
103
81
Wisconsin
24
10
7
7
27
54
53
13
10
7
68
62
Colorado College
23
9
10
4
22
76
80
12
14
5
104
108
Minnesota Duluth
25
8
13
4
20
62
77
10
17
4
76
94
Bemidji State
24
5
13
6
16
50
72
6
17
7
62
89
Michigan Tech
24
6
14
4
16
62
82
10
16
4
89
94
Alaska Anchorage
26
2
18
6
10
50
93
4
19
7
61
104