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COLLEGE HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Gophers, Bulldogs salvage series splits

Rem Pitlick (left) and Brannon McManus celebrated Pitlick's team-leading 17th goal of the season in the first period of the Minnesota Gophers' Saturday night game with Michigan. (Brad Rempel / University of Minnesota Athletics)

Minnesota 4, Michigan 3

After hearing an earful on Saturday morning, Tommy Novak’s third period power play goal was the difference-maker, as the Gophers built a big lead, saw it slip away, then managed a 4-3 win over the Michigan Wolverines on Feb. 2, to salvage a split of their weekend series. Read more about it here.

Minnesota Duluth 6, Colorado College 0

Junior goaltender Hunter Shepard finished with 23 saves for his fifth shutout of the season and 13th of his career as third-ranked Minnesota Duluth was able to salvage a series split at Colorado College on Saturday. See the full story here.

Denver 1, North Dakota 1 (Denver wins 3-on-3 OT)

After Denver and the University of North Dakota played to a 1-1 tie Saturday, Feb. 2, the Pioneers grabbed an extra point in the NCHC standings with a three-on-three overtime goal by Brett Stapley. Read more here.

Minnesota State 4, Alabama Huntsville 0

Julian Napravnik had a goal and an assist, and Chris Van Os-Shaw scored a goal in the Mavericks’ 4-0 WCHA victory over Alabama Huntsville. Read more about the game here.

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