NCAA Game Night: 11-28-14

No. 11 Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks 2 @ No. 2 North Dakota 2

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: Did not play (injured)
Season totals: 13 GP, 3-1-4, E, 23 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 34 GP, 7-11-18, +7, 10 PIM

O’Donnell is out indefinitely with an injury. He took a big hit last game but returned to finish the contest. The team shut him down after further evaluation.

UMass Minutemen 3 @ No. 14 Quinnipiac Bobcats 2

F Matthew Peca, QU: 0-1-1, -1, 2 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 13 GP, 1-11-12, -2, 19 PIM
2014-2015 totals: 40 GP, 12-26-38, +4, 16 PIM

Peca assisted on QU’s second goal, coming at 18:26 of the third period, but the Bobcats couldn’t complete the comeback. Henry Dill (undrafted) made 37 saves for UMass.

No. 3 Minnesota Golden Gophers 6 @ No. 12 Boston College Eagles 2

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Win, 24 saves on 26 shots
Season totals: 11 GP, 8-3-0, 2.18 GAA, .918 sv%, 2 SO
2013-2014 totals: 38 GP, 26-6-6, 1.97 GAA, .932 sv%, 4 SO

Wilcox won a match-up against Canucks second rounder Thatcher Demko and Boston College, 6-2. The Gophers had a 3-0 lead entering the third period before the Eagles cut the lead to 3-2 six minutes in. Minnesota responded with two 5-on-5 goals and an empty-netter.

*USCHO poll used