Zach Jordan
Maddie MacFarland
Junior Zach Jordan in action against St.Cloud State on Dec. 7. The Huskies beat the Mavericks in the series opener, 2-0.
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Omaha OMAHA 4-9-2, 2-4-1 NCHC
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St. Cloud State SCSU 12-1-2, 5-0-2
Score By Periods
Team 1 2 3 F
Omaha OMAHA 0 0 0 0
St. Cloud State SCSU 1 1 0 2

Game Recap: Hockey |

Mavericks Blanked By St. Cloud State, 2-0

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – No. 2/1 St. Cloud State got an early goal and held off the Omaha hockey team, 2-0, on Friday night at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center.

The shutout, the first suffered by the Mavericks this season, dropped them to 4-9-2 overall and 2-4-1-0/1 in the NCHC.  The conference-leading Huskies improved to 5-0-2-0/1 in the NCHC and 12-1-2 overall.

The Huskies forged ahead just 1:38 into the game when Jack Poehling stuffed home a wrap-around shot for his third goal of the year.

St. Cloud State doubled its lead during a power play in the second.  Jimmy Schuldt, brother of Maverick John Schuldt, snapped in a shot off the crossbar to make it 2-0.

The Huskies limited the Mavericks to just four shots in the third period and finished with a 38-18 advantage.  Evan Weninger made 36 saves.

The two teams finish the series on Saturday at 6:07 p.m.

GAME NOTES:
  • Fredrik Olofsson saw his seven-game scoring streak come to an end in the shutout.  Mason MorelliRiley Alferd and Taylor Ward all had four-game point streaks end.
  • Weninger moved past John Faulkner into second all-time in UNO history with 2,612 career saves.
  • The Mavericks have lost six straight to St. Cloud State.
Three Stars:  1. Jimmy Schuldt/SCSU – One goal; 2. Jack Poehling/SCSU – Game-winning goal; 3. David Hrenak/SCSU – 18 saves
 
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