NCAA Hockey Tournament
Josh Mitchell broke a tie in the third period and Rochester Institute of Technology beat top-seeded Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 on Saturday in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament.
Evan Rodrigues scored with 2:24 left in the third period and Boston University held on to beat Minnesota-Duluth 3-2 on Saturday in the NCAA hockey tournament’s Northeast Regional championship, sending the Terriers home with a berth in the Frozen Four.
Freshman Judd Peterson scored at 8:11 of overtime to give St. Cloud State a 3-2 victory over Michigan Tech on Friday in the West Regional semifinals in the NCAA hockey tournament.
Willie Raskob had a goal and an assist in a three-goal flurry in the first period and Minnesota-Duluth beat Minnesota 4-1 on Friday night in the first round of the Northeast Regional of the NCAA hockey tournament.
Tiny Union College skated off with the biggest trophy in college hockey. And the Dutchmen did it at the expense of two of the sport’s giants, toppling Minnesota for its first NCAA title after beating Boston College in the semifinals.
Minnesota is the top overall seed in the NCAA hockey tournament. Boston College, Union and Wisconsin also received No. 1 seeds when the 16-team field was announced Sunday.
Aaron Dell made 25 saves and North Dakota beat Western Michigan 3-1 on Saturday to advance to the NCAA hockey regional finals.
North Dakota has returned to the Xcel Energy Center ice for more tournament action. Minnesota will be there, too, trying to get that ticket to the Frozen Four instead.