Posted: Feb 26, 2011 12:42 AM by Lee Douglas
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Nick Dineen had two goals to lead Colorado College to a 5-4 Western Collegiate Hockey Association win over seventh-ranked Minnesota Duluth on Friday.
With the win, the Tigers (18-15-2, 12-12-1) moved into a tie with Wisconsin for sixth place in the WCHA standings. The top six teams earn home ice advantage for the first round of the WCHA playoffs.
Trailing 3-2 in the second, the Tigers scored three straight times beginning with Dineen's second goal.
Jack Connolly extended his point-scoring streak to 10 games with a goal for UMD (19-8-5, 14-7-4).
Mike Connolly had a goal and two assists to become the second Bulldog with 40 points in each of his first three seasons.
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