UMD Beats Notre Dame, Advances To Title Game
Go Bulldogs! It went down the wire in a game that started fast, with 5 of the goals being scored in the first period. In the end, UMD prevailed 4-3 over the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame and will play for the national championship Saturday night.
J.T. Brown had a goal and an assist to lead Minnesota Duluth to a 4-3 victory over Notre Dame in the semifinals of the Frozen Four on Thursday, propelling the Bulldogs to their second national title game in school history.
Mike Connolly, Jack Connolly and Kyle Schmidt also scored for the Bulldogs (25-10-6), who survived being outshot 15-2 in the third period to get past Notre Dame (25-14-5). Ken Reiter overcame a shaky start to make 31 saves.
UMD will face the Michigan Wolverines in the championship game Saturday night, with the drop of the puck at 6pm.