Denver Pioneers hockey falls to No. 1 North Dakota in OT in NCHC Frozen Faceoff semifinals – The Denver Post

The fifth-seeded Denver Pioneers hockey team lost in the NCHC Frozen Faceoff tournament semifinals Monday, falling to top seed North Dakota, 2-1, in overtime.

Junior forward Gavin Hain scored with 11:23 to go in overtime just as the Fighting Hawks’ power play ended to secure the victory.

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DU (10-13-1) struck first when freshman forward Carter Savoie scored on a power-play goal with 14:08 to go in the second period.

Denver held the lead until late in the third period. With 2:19 remaining, North Dakota (20-5-1) pulled its goaltender. With the man advantage, the Fighting Hawks tied it at 1-apiece on junior forward Jasper Weatherby’s goal with 1:25 left.

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