The 12th ranked St. Cloud State men's hockey team defeated Minnesota-Duluth in Duluth 5-1 Saturday night to earn a split in the weekend series.  SCSU went out to a 4-0 lead and scored 3 power play goals with 1 short handed goal.  Nic Dowd had 2 goals and 1 assist and Ben Hanowski had 1 goal and 2 assists for SCSU.

Kalle Kosilla and Cory Thorson each scored a goal for SCSU and Ryan Faragher had 32 saves.  SCSU improves to 7-5-0 and will play at Alaska-Anchorage next Friday and Saturday nights.