Northern Michigan Defeated by Minnesota Duluth, 6-3

Senior forward Reed Seckel scored a goal and an assist for the Wildcats
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 3:35  MND1-0 EV Alex Iafallo (7)Adam Krause/8
1st 6:53  MND2-0 EV Charlie Sampair (1)Austyn Young/2, Willie Raskob/10
1st 12:35  NMU1-2 PP Reed Seckel (5)Shane Sooth/11, Gerard Hanson/13
1st 18:02  MND3-1 EV Adam Krause (6)Nick McCormack/5, Jared Thomas/4
2nd 7:01  NMU2-3 EV Jake Baker (5)Reed Seckel/6, Robbie Payne/5
2nd 12:15  MND4-2 EV GW Karson Kuhlman (7)Tony Cameranesi/14, Austin Farley/12
2nd 19:32  MND5-2 SH Justin Crandall (8)Adam Krause/9
3rd 4:23  MND6-2 EV Jared Thomas (4)Alex Iafallo/14, Adam Krause/10
3rd 9:01  NMU3-6 EV DJ Vandercook (2)Joseph Manno/5, Jordan Klimek/3
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Northern Michigan  1113
Minnesota Duluth  3216
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Northern Michigan  49518
Minnesota Duluth  10161339
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Northern Michigan (11-11-6)  1/3 5/21 0
Minnesota Duluth (17-10-1)  0/3 5/10 1
Northern Michigan Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Michael Doan (L, 1-4-2)40:005 714021
Derek Dun18:141 001212
Empty Net1:460     
Minnesota Duluth Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Matt McNeely (W, 3-2-0)60:003 38415

DULUTH, Minn. - The Northern Michigan University hockey team dropped a 6-3 non conference outing at No. 7 Minnesota-Duluth Saturday.

The loss drops NMU to 11-11-6 on the season while UMD improved to 17-10-1.

The Bulldogs put NMU down 3-1 in the first after goals from Alex Iafallo, Charlie Sampair and Adam Krause.

The Wildcats scored a power play goal in the first when senior forward Reed Seckel scored on assists from junior forward Shane Sooth and sophomore Gerard Hanson at the 12:35 mark of the opening frame.

The Wildcats cut the UMD lead to one goal at the 7:01 mark of the second period when senior defenseman Jake Baker scored an even strength goal. Seckel and freshman forward Robbie Payne assisted on the play.

The Bulldogs scored two more goals in the second to carry a 5-2 lead into the third. Kameron Kulman scored an even strength goal at the 12:15 mark before Justin Crandall scored a shorty with just 28-seconds left in the period.

UMD added on another goal at the 4:23 mark of the third when Jared Thomas scored.

The Wildcats were able to cut the UMD lead to 6-3 when senior forward DJ Vandercook scored at the 9:01 mark of the third on assists from junior forward Joseph Manno and freshman defenseman Jordan Klimek. It was the second goal of the weekend and season for Vandercook.

NMU was outshot 39-18 in the outing including a 13-5 mark in the third period. Seckel led NMU with four shots.

Junior goalie Michael Doan played the first two periods in net making 21 saves on 26 shots faced. Sophomore Derek Dun played the third period saving 12-13 shots faced.

NMU went 1-3 on the power play and held UMD to 0-3 on their man-advantage.

The Wildcats return home for a two-game WCHA series Feb. 13-14 when they host Bemidji State at the Berry Events Center.