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Associated Press, Published January 21 2011

Men's hockey: Nebraska-Omaha routs North Dakota 8-4

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Nebraska-Omaha scored five goals in the second period and routed second-ranked North Dakota 8-4 on Friday.

It was the first game played in Grand Forks by Nebraska-Omaha, which is coached by former North Dakota coach Dean Blais.

Joey Martin had three goals and an assist for the Mavericks (13-8-2, 10-5-2 WCHA). They blew open a close game with five goals in a span of 7:43 of the second period. Four of those were power-play goals.

The eight goals were the most allowed by North Dakota since giving up 10 to Minnesota on March 6, 1992.

The Mavericks had 21 of their 33 shots on goals in the second period while taking a 7-1 lead.

Michael Young had a goal and two assists and Eric Olimb three assists for the Mavericks.

Chay Genoway had two goals for the Sioux (17-7-2, 12-5-0).