Mar 12, 2010 11:23 PM
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Mike Connolly scored the game-winner at 13:18 of overtime Friday as Minnesota-Duluth beat Colorado College 3-2 in their Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoff opener.
The best-of-three series continues Saturday.
Rob Bordson had two goals for the Bulldogs (21-15-1) and Nick Dineen answered with a pair of goals for Colorado College (18-16-3).
Bordson's second goal at 12:38 of the third came on the power play and tied the game at 2-2.
Connolly beat Joe Howe after the Tigers' netminder had made six saves in the extra period. Howe finished with 32 saves, while Kenny Reiter stopped 19 for the Bulldogs.
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