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Freshman lead Colorado College to upset win over rival No. 14 Denver

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Posted at 11:03 PM, Jan 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-02 01:03:47-05

COLORADO SPRINGS — On the first day of 2021, Colorado College hockey took the first step towards reclaiming the Gold Pan with a 4-3 victory over in-state rival and 14th-ranked Denver Friday night at the Broadmoor World Arena.

Hunter McKown scored and added a pair of assists and Troy Conzo chipped in with a pair of helpers as the Tigers (3-4-2) jumped ahead of the Pioneers in the NCHC standings heading into Saturday night’s rematch in Denver.

Freshman Tiger goalie Dom Basse made 21 saves in the win to improve his season record to 3-2-1.

Game 2 of the six game series will continue on Saturday night at 7 p.m., at Magness Arena.