DULUTH, Minn. – After picking up its first win of the season last night at Michigan Tech the Northern Michigan University hockey team was looking to make it two in a row on Saturday night at UM-Duluth. NMU is now 7-22-2 lifetime in Duluth with the 4-0 loss the Bulldogs handed the ‘Cats. With the loss the ‘Cats are now 1-1-0 on the season while the Bulldogs are 1-0-1.
The Bulldogs scored two goals in the first period and two more in the second. MacGregor Sharp gave the home team the early 1-0 lead at 3:54 of the first period with a power-play goal. Jason Garrison made the count 2-0 at 17:05.
Nick Kemp at 14:10 of the second period made the score 3-0. Josh Meyers scored the final goal of the game at 17:04 of the middle frame.
Brian Stewart started the game in goal for the ‘Cats and lasted about 37 minutes with 19 saves before Derek Janzen came in between the pipes. Janzen ended the game with four saves. Alex Stalock pitched the shutout for the Bulldogs as he picked up 21 saves along the way. NMU was 0-5 on the power play while UM-D was 1-3 with the extra skater. The home team had an edge on shots at 27-21.
NMU will open the home and Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) portion of the schedule next week against Michigan (Oct. 19-20). The puck will drop both nights at 7:35 p.m.
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