DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Brad Malone had two goals and Aaron Dell made 35 saves as North Dakota routed Minnesota-Duluth 5-0 Thurday in the first game for the Bulldogs in their new home, the $80-million AMSOIL Arena.
Danny Kristo added a goal and two assists for the third-ranked Fighting Sioux (14-5-2), who took charge in a three-goal second period. All three goals came in a span of 1:14 late in the period.
Carter Rowney and Matt Frattin also scored goal and Evan Trupp had two assists.
Dell was solid in nets with double-digit saves in each period. The Bulldogs outshot the Sioux 35-33.
The Bulldogs were 0-for-7 on the power play.
Aaron Crandall made 20 saves in the first two periods for Minnesota-Duluth, and Kenny Reiter stopped eight shots in the third.
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