I didn’t think (Morrison) was going to pass.
Shepard saved all but one of the Buckeyes’ 20 shots, consistently turning away challenges after his team staked him to an early 2-0 lead. Gross echoed what a lot of his teammates have said this week in that the team may have been satisfied just to be one of the final four teams playing last season, but not this year. He’s looking at himself in the mirror first, holding himself accountable before he holds the team accountable.
“In the semifinals, we played against Duluth East, and it kind of reminds me about that”, Brauer said.
In the spring of 2010, about a year before UMD won its first – and, for now, only – men’s hockey national championship, Garner went to an emergency room in Duluth because of a nosebleed that had gone on for hours. He was an assistant captain as a sophomore and junior. “I thought as the game wore on there, we were starting to play. I just had to find the puck and put it in the net”. His play has been outstanding.
Tony Calderone and Dexter Dancs had a goal and an assist and Michael Pastujov also scored for the Wolverines (22-15-3), who lost for just the fourth time in 14 games. “I think everybody anticipated that it would be even better than it was past year”.
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Notre Dame struck back quickly, scoring less than two and a half minutes later on a power-play.
It appeared the game would head to overtime, but that hope was dashed by Evans’ goal essentially at the buzzer.
“Just everything about that goal”, Pearson said. But good play by them. “The guy ended up fumbling it”.
Ohio State was ultimately doomed by their slow start against Minnesota-Duluth in the Frozen Four.
“There was a lot leading up to it”, said Kuhlman, who has 12 goals and five assists this year.
The game-winner was Evans’ second of the night and 13th of the season. Of course it’s not just about the coaches, but the level of players that they recruit.
Hayden Lavigne thought he got enough of the puck to make the save. And unfortunately it was just a bad bounce there at the end.
“There are a lot of good memories there”, Garner said. “We’re going to win”.
Three of the four Irish goals were scored after Evans won faceoffs.
College hockey has changed dramatically over the past couple of decades.
“I was thinking to myself, ‘I’m not ready for this to be done, ‘” Kuhlman said.
“The best attribute about Cale is he’s in control”.