The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers hockey team took on the University of Minnesota-Crookston Golden Eagles in a thrilling game at the NSC Super Rink on Friday night. The Golden Gophers put up a valiant effort, but ultimately fell just short in the overtime, losing 5-4.
The Golden Gophers outshot the Golden Eagles 40-27, but were unable to capitalize on either of their three powerplay opportunities. The Golden Eagles were also 0/4 on their powerplay chances.
The Golden Eagles were led by Logan Syrup, who recorded three assists in the game, while the Golden Gophers were led by Shane Griffin, who recorded two assists.
In net, Matthew Bryant made 22 saves on 27 shots for the Golden Gophers, while Jared Aamold made 22 saves on 40 shots for the Golden Eagles.
The Golden Gophers put up a great fight, but unfortunately it was not enough to get the win. They will look to regroup and get back into the win column as they prepare for their next game.