Blueger Scores in Overtime to Send Minnesota State Past Minnesota, 3-2
Senior forward Teddy Blueger scores in overtime for Mavericks

Senior forward Teddy Blueger scored the game-winner for the Mavericks
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 19:49  MIN1-0 PP Justin Kloos (3)Michael Brodzinski/6, Connor Reilly/2
2nd 18:58  MIN2-0 EV Tyler Sheehy (2)Jack Glover/2
3rd 16:28  MNS1-2 EV EA Bryce Gervais (4)Casey Nelson/7, Teddy Blueger/4
3rd 19:15  MNS2-2 EV EA Brett Knowles (2)Max Coatta/1, Bryce Gervais/2
OT 4:17  MNS3-2 EV GW Teddy Blueger (3)Brad McClure/2, Daniel Brickley/2
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd OT Final
Minnesota State  00213
Minnesota  11002
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd OT SOG
Minnesota State  71012231
Minnesota  997126
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Minnesota State (6-6-0)  0/4 5/10 0
Minnesota (4-5-0)  1/4 5/10 0
Minnesota State Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 OT Saves
Jason Pawloski (W, 3-0-0)62:302 887124
Empty Net1:470      
Minnesota Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 OT Saves
Eric Schierhorn (L, 4-5-0)64:173 71010128

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Minnesota State was down by two goals heading into the third period, but stormed back with a pair of late goals to force overtime before claiming a road nonconference win at Minnesota in Minneapolis Saturday night.

Gopher forward Justin Kloos one-timed a blast from the top of the left circle past Jason Pawloski at 19:49 of the first period with Minnesota on the power play for the game's first goal. It became a 2-0 Minnesota lead at 18:58 of the second frame after Tyler Sheehy deflected a shot from the point from Jack Glover into the Maverick net.

Senior forward Bryce Gervais deflected Casey Nelson's shot from the point past Eric Schierhorn at 16:28 of the third period. The tally is the fourth of the year for Gervais and his 55th career marker allowed the Mavericks to pull within one. Senior forward Brett Knowles took a feed from Max Coatta and one-timed a shot past Schierhorn to tie the game at 19:15 with an extra attacker on the ice. The goal, the second of the season for Knowles, forced overtime.

In overtime, senior forward Teddy Blueger showed great patience in the offensive zone before skating to the front of the net before sliding the puck along the ice under Schierhorn's left pad for the game-winning goal at 4:17 for his third goal of the year. Blueger and Gervais both finished with a goal and an assist in the win.

The Maverick blue line corps took a hit during the course of the second period when senior John Jutzi and sophomore Jaden Schmeisser were both felled by Minnesota shots. Neither player returned for the third period.

The Mavericks went zero-for-for in power play chances on the night (the Gophers were one-for-four) and freshman Jason Pawloski turned aside 24 shots for Minnesota State in the contest in bringing his record to 3-0-0 for the year. The Mavericks owned a 31-26 shots on goal advantage in the game.

Minnesota State, which stands 6-6-0 overall and owns a 5-1-0 WCHA mark, resumes Western Collegiate Hockey Association next weekend with a two-game set at Northern Michigan.