Gophers Score Shut Out Win Against North Dakota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota goalie Eric Schierhorn made 33 saves, including a penalty shot in the last minute of the game, to lead Minnesota to a 2-0 win over North Dakota Saturday in the resumption of a long rivalry.
Schierhorn gave up five goals on Friday but Minnesota (4-2-2) rallied four times to tie the third-ranked Fighting Hawks 5-5. He stopped UND's Brock Boeser on a penalty shot with 40 seconds left.
Mike Szmutala scored on a power play in the first period and Vinni Lattieri netted an insurance goal midway through the second period.
North Dakota (5-3-1) hasn't won at Minnesota since 2008. The Fighting Hawks are 0-3-1 in their last four games.
UND goalie Cam Johnson made 18 saves.
Minnesota scored four power-play goals in the series, while UND went 1-for-9.