Gameday final: UND 4, Bemidji St. 2

Tonight’s viewing: MidcoSN, Fox College Sports Central, DirecTV 626. Lineup notes: Rodwell is back in, O’Donnell is out. Saunders starting in net. Full lines and live chat are below.

First period

No scoring.

Second period

Bemidji State 1, UND 0 — Cory Ward (Brance Orban, Danny Mattson) 5:39. Saunders comes out and plays a loose puck, but sends it up the wall to a side where a Beaver player is able to hold it in and get it to Ward in the slot. Ward shoots glove side for the goal.

Bemidji State 1, UND 1 — Mark MacMillan (Mitch MacMillan, Jordan Schmaltz) 5:54. Mark flies up the right wing and makes a power move to the net. Walsh makes the stop, but Mitch throws the puck right back into the crease area, where Mark easily shoots it over Walsh, who was down and out of the play.

Third period

UND 2, Bemidji State 1 — Mitch MacMillan (Mark MacMillan, Andrew MacWilliam) 2:42. Mark takes the puck into the zone up the middle and flips a pass to his brother, cutting up the left wing. Mitch has space and snaps a shot on the short side, the blocker side for a goal.

UND 3, Bemidji State 1 — Joe Gleason (Corban Knight, Danny Kristo) 14:39. Knight comes on a two-on-one rush and snaps a shot that gets kicked behind the net. Knight goes back, picks it up and sends into the slot. The puck goes all the way back to the blue line, where Gleason holds it in and snaps a point shot that goes off of a Beaver defender and in the net.

UND 4, Bemidji State 1 — Mark MacMillan (Rocco Grimaldi, Andrew MacWilliam) 18:22 (en). Grimaldi carries the puck in the zone two-on-one and feeds MacMillan, who finishes off his second straight three-point night.

UND 4, Bemidji State 2 — Radoslav Illo (Cory Ward) 19:24. Illo flips a backhand from the outside of the left circle through traffic and it awkwardly gets past Saunders.

UND’s lines

19 Rocco Grimaldi–10 Corban Knight–7 Danny Kristo
9 Drake Caggiula–27 Carter Rowney–15 Michael Parks
25 Mitch MacMillan–16 Mark MacMillan–13 Connor Gaarder
11 Derek Rodwell–28 Stephane Pattyn–17 Colten St. Clair

2 Andrew MacWilliam–18 Dillon Simpson
4 Derek Forbort–24 Jordan Schmaltz
5 Nick Mattson–20 Joe Gleason

33 Clarke Saunders
31 Zane Gothberg
35 Tate Maris

Bemidji State’s lines

7 Brance Orban–12 Jeff Jubinville–4 David Boehm
28 Jordan George–14 Aaron McLeod–9 Ben Kinne
18 Radoslav Illo–13 Cory Ward–16 Danny Mattson
23 Markus Gerbrandt–27 Mitch Cain–29 Phil Brewer

8 Jake Areshenko–25 Brady Wacker
22 Matt Prapavessis–11 Graeme McCormack
20 Sam Rendle–15 Sam Windle

30 Andrew Walsh
35 Mathieu Dugas

2 thoughts on “Gameday final: UND 4, Bemidji St. 2

  1. I love the Sioux so much you all don’t even understand. Those were some of my best memories ever along with final fives since graduation. Lets do something big one of these years!

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