No. 2 Miami RedHawks 6 @ Ohio State Buckeyes 2
F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-2-2, +2, 4 SOG
2012-2013 totals: 38 GP, 6-8-14, E, 14 PIM
Miami opened their season with a commanding win over Ohio State, 6-2. Junior Jimmy Mullin started on the third line and had the primary assists on the goals that gave the RedHawks 3-2 and 4-2 leads.
Vermont Catamounts 3 @ No. 7 North Dakota 5
F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
2012-2013 totals: 29 GP, 2-8-10, E, 20 PIM
Brendan O’Donnell started his junior year with a goal at the end of the second period that enabled UND to enter the second intermission tied with Vermont at 3. O’Donnell was listed on UND’s third line by collegehockeystats.net. Panthers prospect Rocco Grimaldi had a goal and three helpers for North Dakota.
No. 10 Quinnipiac Bobcats 1 @ Alaska-Anchorage Seawolves 2
F Matthew Peca, QU: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 39 GP, 15-15-30, +14, 36 PIM
Tenth-ranked Quinnipiac dropped their first game of the season, losing 2-1 to the Seawolves in the Kendall Hockey Classic in Anchorage, Alaska. Matt Peca, expected to be one of the top players in college hockey this season, was scoreless in the Bobcats’ debut.
Mercyhurst Lakers 0 @ No. 5 Minnesota Golden Gophers 6
G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Win, 25 saves on 25 shots, shutout, *Third Star*
2012-2013 totals: 39 GP, 25-8-5, 1.88 GAA, .921 sv%, 3 SO
Sophomore star Adam Wilcox earned a 25-save shutout in his season debut as the Gophers crushed the visiting Lakers, 6-0.
*USCHO poll used