- Nov 12, 2008
- Reaction score
Gophers men's hockey beats Ohio State 5-4 behind Jimmy Snuggerud's three pointsBrody Lamb had a goal and an assist and Rhett Pitlick scored for the seventh game in a row.
Jimmy Snuggerud had two goals and an assist all in the first period, Rhett Pitlick scored for the seventh game in a row and the Gophers men's hockey team beat Ohio State 5-4 on Friday night at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
Justen Close made 34 saves, Brody Lamb had a goal and an assist and Connor Kurth put the Gophers ahead for good with a second-period goal. The Gophers scored twice on the power play, giving them goals on the man advantage in eight of their past 10 games, including five in a row. During those 10 games, the Gophers are 11-for-32 (34.4%) on the power play.
Snuggerud, who scored unassisted 4:06 into the game to put the Gophers up 1-0, also recorded Friday's first power-play goal, tying the score at 2-2 less than halfway through the first period. Snuggerud reclaimed the team lead in goals from Bryce Brodzinski, with 11 on the season. Four of those have come on the power play, matching Brodzinski for the team high.
Pitlick then put the Gophers up seven minutes later, scoring off a pass from Snuggerud. Pitlick has the longest active goal-scoring streak in the nation..
Brody Lamb had a goal and an assist for the Minnesota men's hockey team, and Rhett Pitlick scored for the seventh game in a row.