The quick rundown: UND 3, Miami 3, tie
UND 3, Miami 3, tie
The story: Miami's Josh Melnick scored a game-tying goal with an extra attacker on the ice with 1:24 to go. The game ended in a tie but UND got the extra point by winning the shootout on a Christian Wolanin goal. UND received goals from Colton Poolman, Dixon Bowen and Shane Gersich to rally from down 2-0 and take a lead in the third period.
Three stars: 1. Melnick, Miami, goal, assist; 2. Poolman, UND, goal, assist; 3. Ryan Larkin, Miami, 29 saves.
Did you notice? The UND coaching staff wore poppies on their suits for Remembrance Day.
Lineup notes: UND played its fourth straight game without starting goalie Cam Johnson (lower body). Peter Thome again made the start in his place and Ryan Anderson served as backup. Senior forward Trevor Olson (upper body) and sophomore forward Ludvig Hoff (upper body) both missed their fourth game in a row. Freshman Josh Reiger replaced Andrew Peski on the blue line for UND. Miami healthy scratched its leading returning scorer, Kiefer Sherwood. The RedHawks also scratched forward Austin Alger and defenseman Rourke Russell. Power forward Willie Knierim made his season debut.
Updated records: UND 7-2-3, Miami 4-5-1.
Up next: UND at Denver, 8 p.m. Friday.
UND 3, MIAMI 3, TIE
First period -- 1. MIA, Gordie Green 5 (Josh Melnick 7) 16:07. Penalties -- Rhett Gardner, UND, checking from behind, 7:46; Josh Melnick, MIA, hooking, 11:13; Scott Dornbrock, MIA, tripping, 19:59
Second period -- 2. MIA, Ryan Siroky 1 (Grant Frederic 2) 7:46; 3. UND, Colton Poolman 2 (Christian Wolanin 7, Cole Smith 2) 8:23. Penalties -- Wolanin, UND, cross-checking, 17:44
Third period -- 4. UND, Dixon Bowen 1 (Austin Poganski 1, Poolman 5) :33; 5. UND, Shane Gersich 4 (Grant Mismash 7, Hayden Shaw 4) 16:22; 6. MIA, Melnick 3 (Louie Belpedio 4, Casey Gilling 3) 18:36 (ex)
Overtime -- No scoring. No penalties.
Three-on-three -- No scoring. No penalties.
Shootout -- UND: Mismash saved, Poganski saved, Gersich saved, Wolanin goal; MIA: Belpedio missed, Green missed, Melnick saved, Carson Meyer save
Goalie saves -- UND: Peter Thome 7-5-6-2 -- 20; MIA: Ryan Larkin 6-11-8-4 -- 29
Penalties-minutes -- UND 2-4, MIA 2-4
Power plays -- UND 0-2, MIA 0-2
Attendance -- 11,795
Referees -- Nick Krebsbach and Nathan Wieler