The #1 St. Cloud State Men's Hockey team took Game 1 in the best-of-three NCHC quarterfinals against Miami University (Ohio) 5-2 tonight at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud.

Scoring for the Huskies came from Jack Achan (3), Jimmy Schuldt (9), Blake Lizotte (7), Easton Brodzinski (13), and an empty-netter from Mikey Eyssimont (15).

NCHC First Round Series at St. Cloud

  • FRI 3/9:  SCSU Huskies vs. Miami (Ohio) RedHawks - 7:37 PM  SCSU 5, UM 2
  • SAT 3/10:  SCSU Huskies vs. Miami (Ohio) RedHawks - 7:07 PM
  • SUN 3/11:  SCSU Huskies vs. Miami (Ohio) RedHawks - 7:07 PM (if necessary)

The winners of this weekend's four quarterfinal series will clash next Friday and Saturday at the Xcel Energy Center in the NCHC Frozen Faceoff with the hope of claiming the conference post season championship.

Three weeks ago the Huskies collected the Penrose Cup; awarded to the NCHC regular season champion.

Other Friday night NCHC Round 1, Game 1 Results

  • Minnesota Duluth 5, Western Michigan 0
  • North Dakota 4, Omaha 0
  • Colorado College 2, Denver 0

This weekend's SCSU games can be heard in the St. Cloud area right here on The River (KZRV 96.7 FM), with the pregame show beginning ½ hour before game time.

Go Huskies!