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Alaska-Anchorage Ties Minn. St., Mankato 5-5

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MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Joe Schiller’s goal midway through the third period was the fourth straight by Minnesota State, Mankato, which rallied from a four-goal deficit to tie Alaska-Anchorage 5-5 Saturday in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.

The Mavericks (3-10-1, 2-7-1) trailed 5-1 after Curtis Leinweber’s power-play goal at 7:31 of the second period. It was part of a three-goal outburst in 4:01.

MSUM’s Eriah Hayes followed with a power-play goal and J.P. Lafontaine had two power-play goals to set the stage for Schiller’s finale.

MSUM had 46 shots on goal to just 13 by the Seawolves (5-7-2, 2-7-1).

UAA goalie Rob Gunderson had 41 saves, including 18 in the third period.

Phil Cook and Evan Karambelas combined for eight saves for MSUM.

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