NCAA Game Night: 12-6-13

Harvard Crimson 1 @ Brown Bears 2

F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 12 GP, 1-7-8, -3, 6 PIM
2012-2013 totals: 29 GP, 4-13-17, +1, 10 PIM

Hart had an assist on Harvard’s only goal, scored early in the third period to cut Brown’s lead to 2-1. They could never find the equalizer. Hart had been listed as a RW on Harvard’s second line for most of the season, but was LW on the top line on Friday.

Denver Pioneers 3 @ No. 12 Miami RedHawks 1

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-0-0, E, 0PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 14 GP, 1-5-6, +3, 6 PIM
2012-2013 totals: 38 GP, 6-8-14, E, 14 PIM

Mullin remains in the Miami lineup, getting time on the RedHawks’ fourth line. Miami pulled within a goal with about four minutes to play, but couldn’t tie the game. Denver added an empty net goal in the final seconds. No entertainment-only shootout was held.

No. 15 North Dakota 3 @ Western Michigan Broncos 2

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 10 GP, 3-2-5, -3, 4 PIM
2012-2013 totals: 29 GP, 2-8-10, E, 20 PIM

North Dakota fell behind 1-0 to Luke Witkowski’s alma mater, but scored the game’s next three goals to take control and eventually win, 3-2. Syracuse’s Witkowski was a four-year letterman at WMU and served as a co-captain last year.

No. 5 Quinnipiac Bobcats 3 @ RPI Engineers 3

F Matthew Peca, QU: 1-0-1, -2, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 18 GP, 4-8-12, +3, 8 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 39 GP, 15-15-30, +14, 36 PIM

Peca scored the game-tying goal midway through the third period as the Bobcats earned a point at RPI, 3-3.

Michigan State Spartans 2 @ No. 1 Minnesota Golden Gophers 2

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Tie, 29 saves on 31 shots
Season totals: 13 GP, 9-2-2, 2.18 GAA, .924 sv%, 1 SO
2012-2013 totals: 39 GP, 25-8-5, 1.88 GAA, .921 sv%, 3 SO

MSU won a 3-round shootout, 1-0, but the game will go in the books as a tie.

*USCHO poll used