PIT TS BURG (AP) – Nolan Walker had 53.2 seconds left in the redirection, and St. Cloud State led Minnesota 5-4 on Thursday night to advance to the first game of the program’s national championship.
St. Cloud State (20-10-0) took a 3-1 lead in the second half, falling 4-3, with 15 minutes left in the 10th goal-scoring game of the season.
“I was very happy that our boys did not come down, they stayed behind.” They found a way to throw it into the net, “said St. Cloud County coach Brett Larson. “Joo Molenar is pursuing a huge goal by just joining the ranks, he is obviously in tough areas, someone is hinting late.”
The state of Minnesota in the 3rd period of the Frozen Four 4: On the 18th he gained his first advantage 4-3. 4 points when the Dallas era hit Walker Dugger’s central pass.
But freshman Molenar tied it at 4, scoring his first goal of the third, և Walker took a shot from defender Seamus Donohue to win it.
David Hrenack made 25 saves for the Husky, who were left without their top scorer Easton Brodzinski due to a seasonal injury in the East Region.
St. Cloud State opened the scoring 3:18 in a power play by captain Spencer Meyer. Nathan Smith equalized 1 after ten seconds.
Will Hammer, in the center of the fourth line, made the score 3-1 at the beginning of the second period, capitalizing on the helpless goal turnover.
In the second half, Dower pulled Minnesota 3-2, sending back his 10th goal of the season. Less than a minute later, Minnesota had another power play, եց Smith equalized when he hit his wrist in three games for his fourth goal.
Minnesota Goalkeeper (22-5-1) Drayden McKay, who is still two games away from breaking the NCAA record of 26, made 17 saves.