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Fox Sports North:
MINNEAPOLIS -- Backed by a pair of eye-popping individual performances, the Minnesota Gophers men's hockey squad turned back St. Cloud State, 5-0, Saturday night. Minnesota got a hat trick from Nick Bjugstad, helping it avenge a loss to the Huskies just one night earlier.And, between the pipes, Gophers goalie Kent Patterson posted his sixth shutout of the season, establishing a new school single-season record in the process. Patterson ended the night with 30 total saves. "It was very significant. ... We wanted to come out there and make sure we did what we did," Patterson told FS North afterward. "I've got to give my team credit, because it was a team shutout," Patterson added. The host Gophers (11-3-0), rankedNo. 1 nationally last week,also got a pair of assists Saturdayfrom Nate Schmidt.St. Cloud State got 30 saves from freshman net-minder Ryan Faragher, but it wasn't nearly enough in this WCHA rivalry contest.
The Huskies fell to 6-6-2 with their loss.
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ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- St. Cloud State goalie Ryan Faragher, a freshman, stood on his head Friday night, leading the Huskies to a 4-3 upset of the top-ranked Minnesota Gophers in men's hockey action. Faragher produced 40 saves in his sterling performance. Early on, it appeared St. Cloud State wouldn't need much defense on this night. The host Huskies led, 4-1, after the second...
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