Justin Richards scored two goals to power the Bulldogs to a 5-2 victory over Denver in a NCHC game before 5,720 at Amsoil Arena on Friday night. Nick Swaney and Cole Koepke also scored for fourth-ranked UMD. The Bulldogs and Pioneers meet again at 7:07 p.m. Saturday at Amsoil.
Bulldogs Notebook: The Ice Breaker Tournament, college men’s hockey’s premier opening weekend event, will return to Amsoil Arena on October 9-10, 2020, sponsored by Essentia Health and Visit Duluth. Competing teams include the University of Minnesota, Providence College, Minnesota State-Mankato and the Bulldogs.