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Minnesota State Athletics | October 14, 2017

MSU blanks No. 2 BU for impressive weekend sweep

  Minnesota State goalie Jason Pawloski saved 26 shots against Boston University.

BOSTON, Mass. – Junior netminder Jason Pawloski was perfect, stopping all 26 shots in leading Minnesota State men's ice hockey to a 3-0 win at Boston University in a nonconference game played in Boston, Massachusetts on Saturday.

The Mavericks, who upended the Terriers 6-3 on Friday, also got a goal and an assist each from senior forward C.J. Suess and sophomore forward Marc Michaelis in the win.

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The host Terriers owned a 12-5 advantage in terms of shots on goal, but neither team put the puck into the net through the first 20 minutes of action.

The Mavericks turned the shots on goal situation around in the second period, outshooting BU by a 14-4 margin, and scoring twice in the process to take a 2-0 lead. Sophomore forward Nick Rivera scored a greasy power play goal at the 7:15 mark, pushing the puck past BU netminder Jake Oettinger on assists from sophomore defenseman Ian Scheid and freshman centerman Jake Jaremko.

Jaremko, along with senior forward Zeb Knutson, had a hand in the second goal, as well, assisting on the first goal of the year by senior captain C.J. Suess, who backhanded a rebound into the net at 13:56.

The visiting Mavericks closed out the scoring in the game when sophomore forward Marc Michaelis got his first marker of the season with an empty net tally at 18:27 of the third period as Minnesota State completed the two-game weekend sweep. Knutson collected his second assist of the game on the goal.

Pawloski stopped all 26 BU shots for his fourth career shutout and now stands 1-1-0 on the year with tonight's victory.

The Mavericks, who are 2-1-0 overall, outshot the Terriers by a 28-26 margin in the contest.

Minnesota State begins Western Collegiate Hockey Association action next weekend with a two-game road series at Bowling Green.

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