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Jan 9, 2010 12:04 AM

Minn. Duluth beats Colorado College 5-2 in WCHA

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Justin Fontaine had two goals and Mike Connolly had a goal and two assists as Minnesota-Duluth defeated third-ranked Colorado College 5-2 Friday in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.

Fontaine, who leads the nation in power-play goals, had two on Friday to up his season total to 11 for the 13th-ranked Bulldogs (13-7-1, 9-5-1 WCHA). He has 15 goals on the season.

UMD responded with four straight goals after Stephan Schultz opened the scoring for Colorado College (12-6-3, 8-4-3) midway through the first period. Kyle Schmidt, Drew Akins, Connolly and
Fontaine scored to give the Bulldogs a 4-1 after two periods.

Bill Sweatt and Fontaine added third-period goals.

Kenny Reiter made 17 saves for the Bulldogs, while Tyler O'Brien and Joe Howe combined for 22 saves for the Tigers.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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