10/24 Recap: Fasching fires a pair

Hudson Fasching notched his third career two-goal game Saturday as No. 19 Minnesota held on for a 4-3 win over Northeastern. The junior power forward got his first of the night in the opening minute of play with a powerful forehand drive from his off-wing. He'd get his second of the game, the eventual game winner, late in the opening frame when he took a pass at the side of the net while on the power play and finished with a forehand. Fasching has captured four points (3+1) in five games to lead the offensive attack for the Gophers, who get a week off ahead of a non-conference set with Notre Dame.

Cal Petersen made 39 saves for the second-straight night as Notre Dame played to their second consecutive 3-3 tie with No. 5 Minnesota-Duluth. Petersen is now 1-1-2 on the year with a 3.37 GAA and .911 save%. Connor Hurley contributed one shot goal before committing a slashing penalty in the overtime session. The Fighting Irish move on to face Connecticut for a pair of games.

Anthony Florentino recorded one shot and a pair of minor penalties as N. 3 Providence downed Ohio State 6-4 to earn the weekend sweep. Next up for the defending national champion Friars is a trip to lovely Hamilton, NY next weekend for pair of games with Colgate.

Jason Kasdorf allowed four goals on 27 shots as RPI was defeated by No. 11 Michigan 5-2. The 23-year-old backstop falls to 1-4 with a 3.05 GAA and .916 save%. The Engineers get back to work Friday when they begin a home-and-home set at No. 18 Union.

Will Borgen produced four shots on goal and Judd Peterson had one of his own as No. 9 St. Cloud State was swept by No. 14 Quinnipiac 4-1. The Huskies will look to recover from the disappointment when they kick off the NCHC schedule next weekend on home ice against No. 15 Miami.

Chris Brown picked up one assist as No. 4 Boston College earned the road sweep with a 4-0 win at Colorado College. The Eagles, who have now posted three straight shutout victories, return home to face Denver on Friday.

In Sweden, Gustav Possler popped off for two goals and an assist for his first multiple-point game of the year as MODO was defeated by Skelleftea AIK 5-3. Victor Olofsson, who entered with assists in each of his previous two games, was held off the scoresheet in the loss. MODO continues the schedule Tuesday versus Frolunda HC.

In the WHL, Giorgio Estephan saw his five-game point streak snapped as Lethbridge edged Edmonton 4-3. The Hurricanes begin their run through the province of British Columbia Tuesday in Victoria.

Devante Stephens finished with a plus-two rating as Kelowna blanked Calgary 3-0. The Rockets are off until Friday when they host Prince George.

Brycen Martin logged a plus-two rating as Saskatoon came from behind to defeat Medicine Hat 5-4. Next up for the Blades is a Thursday showdown with Edmonton.

In Sweden Jonas Johansson made 31 saves in Almtuna's 6-2 loss to VIK Vasteras HK. The loss puts Johansson at 7-7 with a 2.61 GAA and .904 save%. Almtuna hits the road for a Tuesday tilt with Timra.

In NCAA exhibition action, Sean Malone was credited with one shot on goal as Harvard skated to a 3-3 tie with CIS powerhouse New Brunswick.
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