O'Donnell, Brendan

NCAA Game Night: 2-17-12

No. 12 Cornell Big Red 1 @ Clarkson Golden Knights 1 (OT)

D Kirill Gotovets, COR: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 17 GP, 1-3-4, +8, 12 PIM

Gotovets is plus-10 in his last four games. He tied for the team lead in shots on goal Friday night.

Harvard Crimson 3 @ Brown Bears 3

F Alex Killorn, HAR: 2-1-3, +1, 4 PIM (interference, tripping), 8 SOG, *Second Star*
Season totals: 25 GP, 18-16-34, +7, 41 PIMs

Harvard couldn’t come away with the win at Brown despite two goals and an assist from Alex Killorn. The senior had twice as many shots as any other Crimson player on Friday night. Killorn took a tripping penalty in overtime, but Brown didn’t score. The game ended in an old fashioned tie. It was the Crimson's NCAA record 13th tie of the season.

Vermont Catamounts 4 @ New Hampshire Wildcats 3 (OT)

F Matt Marshall, UVM: Did not play (injured)
Season totals: 2 GP, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM

Don’t discount rivalries. Vermont got just its sixth win of the year, and first in seven games, by beating rival New Hampshire in overtime. The Catamounts scored with 13.3 seconds left in regulation to send the game to overtime. Marshall continues to miss time recovering from surgery. Reports state he’s expected back before the end of Vermont’s season.

No. 13 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 0 @ No. 19 Miami RedHawks 3

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 28 GP, 8-7-15, +8, 8 PIM

Mullin returned after missing three games with a knee injury. He led the team in shots on goal but did not register a point. Sabres pick Conner Knapp had the shutout for the Redhawks in their upset win. The game was broadcast on the CBS College Sports Network. Mullin showed a lot of speed and burst and displayed no signs of a lingering injury.

Note: Brendan O’Donnell (North Dakota) is out for the season after undergoing shoulder surgery this week.

Quinnipiac Bobcats 3 @ RPI Engineers 1

F Matthew Peca, QU: 0-1-1, -1, 5 SOG, 0 PIM
Season totals: 30 GP, 7-17-24, +5, 10 PIM

Peca’s 17th assist of the year came when his shot was blocked and teammate Zack Currie (undrafted) fired a slapshot home. His five shots on goal led the team.

No. 18 Western Michigan Broncos 3 @ Lake Superior State Lakers 1

D Luke Witkowski, UWM: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 32 GP, 1-7-8, +4, 43 PIM

Witkowski (pictured - WMU photo) notched an assist for the second game in a row and led the Broncos in shots with four as WMU defeated Lake Superior State 3-1. Witkowski’s assist came when his power play shot created a rebound that a teammate knocked home.

*USCHO poll used

NCAA Game Night: 2-11-12

Yale Bulldogs 2 @ No. 13 Cornell Big Red 4

D Kirill Gotovets, COR: 0-0-0, +3, 4 PIM (hitting after the whistle, tripping), 0 SOG
Season totals: 16 GP, 1-3-4, +7, 12 PIM

With the victory, the Big Red has clinched the Ivy League title outright for the first time since the 2004-05 season. They are one point behind Union for first in the ECAC. Gotovets is plus-9 in his last three games.

Alabama-Huntsville Chargers 1 @ No.20 Miami RedHawks 4

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: Did not play (injured)
Season totals: 28 GP, 8-7-15, +8, 8 PIM

Mullin missed his third straight game with a knee injury. Miami completed the weekend sweep of the Chargers with a win Saturday.

Note: Brendan O’Donnell (North Dakota) is out for the season after undergoing shoulder surgery this week.

Quinnipiac Bobcats 7 @ Clarkson Golden Knights 6

F Matthew Peca, QU: 1-2-3, +3, 1 SOG, 0 PIM
Season totals: 29 GP, 7-16-23, +6, 10 PIM

Peca found some of his early season scoring magic with a three-point night for Quinnipiac. The Bobcats (17 points) are now just one point behind Clarkson for fifth in the ECAC standings. Union leads with 26 points.

No.15 Ohio State Buckeyes 4 @ No. 18 Western Michigan Broncos 3

D Luke Witkowski, UWM: 0-1-1, +1, 4 PIM (cross checking, roughing), 1 SOG
Season totals: 31 GP, 1-6-7, +3, 43 PIM

Witkowski (pictured) got an assist when he forced a turnover and quickly moved the puck up ice. His teammates took care of the rest. The Broncos, who beat OSU on Friday night in overtime, scored twice in the early third to take a 3-2 lead before giving up two late goals to lose it.

*USCHO poll used

NCAA Game Night: 2-10-12

Brown Bears 2 @ No. 13 Cornell Big Red 5

D Kirill Gotovets, COR: 0-0-0, +4, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 15 GP, 1-3-4, +4, 8 PIM

Cornell scored five unanswered goals after falling in a 2-0 hole early in the game. Gotovets (pictured) was the team leader at plus-4.

RPI Red Hawks 2 @ Harvard Crimson 2 (OT)

F Alex Killorn, HAR: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 23 GP, 15-15-30, +4, 35 PIMs

This was a rare quiet game for Killorn on the scoresheet. The Crimson gave up the tying goal with 1:03 left in regulation. Killorn was on the ice for Harvard at the time.

No.5 Boston College Eagles 6 @ Vermont Catamounts 1

F Matt Marshall, UVM: Did not play (injured)
Season totals: 2 GP, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM

Marshall continues to miss time recovering from surgery. Reports state he’s expected back before the end of Vermont’s season. Rangers first rounder (2009) Chris Kreider had a goal for BC in the game. Flames pick John Gaudreau had two goals for the Eagles.

Alabama-Huntsville Chargers 1 @ No.20 Miami RedHawks 3

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: Did not play (injured)
Season totals: 28 GP, 8-7-15, +8, 8 PIM

Mullin missed his second straight game with a knee injury.

Note: Brendan O’Donnell (North Dakota) is out for the season after undergoing shoulder surgery this week.

Quinnipiac Bobcats 3 @ St. Lawrence Saints 4

F Matthew Peca, QU: 0-0-0, E, 3 SOG
Season totals: 27 GP, 6-14-20, +3, 10 PIM

The Bobcats spotted St. Lawrence a 4-0 lead before scoring three times in the third period to make it a game. They made it 4-3 with 3 ½ minutes to go but couldn’t get an equalizer.

No.15 Ohio State Buckeyes 2 @ No. 18 Western Michigan Broncos 3 (OT)

D Luke Witkowski, UWM: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 30 GP, 1-5-6, +2, 39 PIM

Broncos senior Dane Walters (undrafted) scored his 13th goal of the season in overtime to lift WMU to a home win over Ohio State.

*USCHO poll used

NCAA Game Night: 1-28-12

No. 9 Cornell Big Red 5 @ Colgate Raiders 3

D Kirill Gotovets, COR: Did not play
Season totals: 12 GP, 1-2-3, Even, 8 PIM

Cornell earned a weekend split with Colgate by beating the Raiders 5-3 on Saturday. Gotovets was scratched again.

Brown Bears 1 @ Harvard Crimson 3

F Alex Killorn, HAR: 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, *Second Star*
Season totals: 20 GP, 14-12-26, +3, 31 PIMs

For the second night in a row Killorn scored the game-winning goal for Harvard in the third period. On Friday his late goal beat rival Yale. Hurricanes draft pick Alex Biega added an empty net goal for the Crimson on Saturday.

Northeastern Huskies 4 @ Vermont Catamounts 2

F Matt Marshall, UVM: Did not play (injured)
Season totals: 2 GP, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM

Marshall continues to miss time recovering from surgery. Reports state he’s expected back before the end of Vermont’s season. Vermont fell to 5-19-1 on the year.

Northern Michigan Wildcats 0 @ No. 20 Miami RedHawks 6

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 27 GP, 8-7-15, +9, 8 PIM

A night after losing to the Wildcats the Redhawks blew out Northern Michigan 6-0. Mullin didn’t figure in on the scoring but was on the ice for Miami’s second power play goal of the game.

Wisconsin Badgers 2 @ No. 17 North Dakota Fighting Sioux 4

F Brendan O'Donnell, UND: Did not play (injured – shoulder)
Season totals: 17 GP, 5-1-6, +1, 0 PIM

O’Donnell is out indefinitely with a shoulder injury.

No. 8 Western Michigan Broncos 1 @ Bowling Green Falcons 2

D Luke Witkowski, UWM: 0-0-0, E, 15 PIM (check to head, 10 minute misconduct, game misconduct), 0 SOG
Season totals: 27 GP, 1-5-6, +4, 54 PIM

Witkowski was kicked out in the first period after a major penalty for a check to the head.

NCAA Game Night: 1-27-12

Colgate Raiders 2 @ No. 9 Cornell Big Red 1

D Kirill Gotovets, COR: Did not play
Season totals: 12 GP, 1-2-3, Even, 8 PIM

Colgate jumped out to a 2-0 first period lead and hung on to upset the Big Red at Lynah Rink. The loss broke Cornell’s seven-game unbeaten streak. Gotovets appears to have been a healthy scratch.

Yale Bulldogs 3 @ Harvard Crimson 4

F Alex Killorn, HAR: 2-0-2, +2, 0 PIM, 10 SOG, *First Star*
Season totals: 19 GP, 13-12-25, +2, 31 PIM

In front of a national audience on NBC Sports Network, Killorn (pictured) was named First Star after scoring twice, including the game winning goal over rival Yale. Killorn had a team-leading 10 shots on goal in the game, which gave him 18 shots in his last two games. The senior appears to be ready for the next level and can join the AHL Norfolk Admirals after his season is over – if/when signed.

Northeastern Huskies 8 @ Vermont Catamounts 3
F Matt Marshall, UVM: Did not play (injured)
Season totals: 2 GP, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM

Marshall continues to miss time recovering from surgery. Reports state he’s expected back before the end of Vermont’s season.

No. 19 Northern Michigan Wildcats 2 @ No. 17 Miami RedHawks 1

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 26 GP, 8-7-15, +9, 8 PIM

For the first time in 10 games, the line of Jimmy Mullin-Austin Czarnik-Reilly Smith was held without a point.

Wisconsin Badgers 3 @ No. 18 North Dakota Fighting Sioux 5

F Brendan O'Donnell, UND: Did not play (injured – shoulder)
Season totals: 17 GP, 5-1-6, +1, 0 PIM

Islanders first rounder Brock Nelson had a goal and an assist to lead UND to a solid home win over Bucky.

Bowling Green Falcons 1 @ No. 13 Western Michigan Broncos 4

D Luke Witkowski, UWM: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 26 GP, 1-5-6, +4, 39 PIM

Witkowski found his way onto the scoresheet again as UWM topped Bowling Green 4-1 on Friday. Dane Walters (undrafted) had two goals for the Broncos.

*USCHO.com poll used

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