The Gophers males’s hockey staff ended 2022 on a profitable observe, slipping previous Bemidji State 2-1 in an exhibition sport Saturday on the Sanford Middle in Bemidji, Minn.
Jackson Nelson scored with 68 left within the third interval to interrupt a 1-1 tie for No. 1 Minnesota. Nelson hit a one-timer into the highest of the suitable circle off a drop move by Brodie Lamb, who assisted on each of the Gophers’ targets. Nelson assisted on Matthew Kneiss’ energy play aim within the first interval for the 2 factors.
“The third interval we performed laborious and sort of turned the sport round,” Gophers coach Bob Motzko mentioned. “It was nonetheless robust however in the long run Nellie received an excellent move previous Lamber and Nellie hit it. It has been successful for us all the best way.”
Minnesota (15-5) opens the second half of its schedule with its last non-conference video games of the season subsequent weekend with a home-and-home towards St. Cloud State (14-4). The groups will play Saturday night time in St. Cloud after which Sunday afternoon at U.