Western Michigan downed No. 13 Miami for a 3-2 home win as well, also wrapping up a whitewash of the RedHawks.
Despite being out shot 53-13, Minnesota-Duluth picked up a 3-1 win at Nebraska-Omaha for its first road sweep of the season. The lone split came with No. 17 Denver defeating No. 2 St. Cloud State 5-2 for its first road loss this season.
Here is an article on the Broncos’ sweep of their former CCHA rival and preseason NCHC favorite No. 13 Miami, which remains in last place.
No. 17 Denver 5, No. 2 St. Cloud State 2
DENVER – Sophomore forward Quentin Shore tallied three points and senior netminder Sam Brittain stopped 35 shots to lead Denver, which earned a weekend split. The win moved the Pioneers (11-7-4, 5-4-1-1 NCHC) into a third place tie in the NCHC with Nebraska-Omaha.
The first-place Huskies (12-3-3, 7-2-1-0 NCHC) have a one-point lead over North Dakota in the standings.
SCSU did lose sophomore wing Joey Benik to an injury on Friday.
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