U.S. Under-18 Team ties Gophers
OCT 26, 2012 11:05p ET
The U.S. Under-18 Team actually led, 2-0, after a Tyler Motte goal at the 17:25 mark of the first period. Minnesota mounted a charge in the second period, however.
Tom Serratore got the Gophers on the board at the 11:58 mark of the first period, off an assist from teammate Christian Horn. Then, roughly six minutes later, Minnesota star Nick Bjugstad lit the lamp to knot things at 2-all.
Solid goaltending ensured the game would end in a tie. Minnesota's Michael Shibrowski ended the night with 27 saves, while Team U.S.A.'s Thatcher Demko recorded 39 saves.
Minnesota, ranked second in the USCHO.com national poll, hosts Canisius on Sunday at 1 p.m., in a game set to be televised on FOX Sports North.
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