MARQUETTE, Mich. – For the first time in 117 games the Michigan Tech University Huskies shutout the Northern Michigan University Wildcats in hockey. MTU defeated the Wildcats tonight in Marquette 1-0 after winning last night’s game in Houghton 2-1. It is also the first time the Huskies have swept the ‘Cats since 1-3 and 2-6 games on Nov. 4-5, 1994. The ‘Cats end 2008 without a victory on Saturday night for the 2008-09 season.
With the loss the ‘Cats fall to 3-12-3 overall on the season while MTU improves to 4-14-2.
The lone goal of the game was scored by Peter Rohn at 8:17 of the second period on the power play. NMU had the edge on shots 20-13. MTU managed two shots in the first period. NMU had four shots in the first period, seven in the second and nine in the third.
MTU was 1-6 on the power play while NMU was 0-4. Brian Stewart had 11 saves on the night. Josh Robinson for the Huskies recorded the shutout with 20 saves.
The ‘Cats are back in action the first weekend of 2009. NMU will take on another WCHA foe the weekend of Jan. 2-3 when the ‘Cats travel to Madison, Wis. to take on the Wisconsin Badgers.
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