NCAA Game Night: 1-17-2014

No. 12 Cornell Big Red 3 @ Harvard Crimson 2

F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 17 GP, 1-7-8, -4, 10 PIM
2012-2013 totals: 29 GP, 4-13-17, +1, 10 PIM

Former Lightning prospect defenseman Kirill Gotovets (Was sent to Chicago in Philippe Paradis trade) was scoreless, plus-1, with two shots on goal. The senior has no goals and two assists this year. He hasn’t scored a goal since his sophomore year.)

Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks 2 @ Miami RedHawks 2

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: Did not play
Season totals: 18 GP, 1-5-6, +3, 6 PIM
2012-2013 totals: 38 GP, 6-8-14, E, 14 PIM

Mullin was a scratch on Friday. The RedHawks only managed 13 shots on goal (including overtime). Miami dropped out of the USCHO top-20 this past week.

No. 20 North Dakota 1 @ Bemidji State Beavers 1

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: 0-0-0, E, 5 SOG
Season totals: 14 GP, 3-2-5, -1, 6 PIM
2012-2013 totals: 29 GP, 2-8-10, E, 20 PIM

O’Donnell finished third on the team in shots on goal with five. The leaders had six. UND snuck back into the USCHO top-20 this week at No. 20.

Merrimack Warriors 1 @ No. 5 Quinnipiac Bobcats 6

F Matthew Peca, QU: 0-1-1, +2, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 25 GP, 6-11-17, +5, 14 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 39 GP, 15-15-30, +14, 36 PIM

Peca continues to put hit the scoresheet, this time with an assist. He seems to have settled into a 2-way center role after playing top-line wing most of last season.

Ohio State 0 @ No. 1 Minnesota Golden Gophers 1

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Win, 21 saves on 21 shots, shutout, *Second Star*
Season totals: 19 GP, 15-2-3, 2.02 GAA, .928 sv%, 2 SO
2012-2013 totals: 39 GP, 25-8-5, 1.88 GAA, .921 sv%, 3 SO

Wilcox shut out the visiting Buckeyes before more than 45,000 people outdoors on the Gophers’ football field. It was the largest crowd to ever see a hockey game in Minnesota – which is saying something. (Michael Russo photo)

*USCHO poll used