Associated Press, Published March 02 2013
Minnesota nets 4 in 3rd period to beat DenverMINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota scored three times in four minutes of the third period to beat Denver 5-1 and keep alive its hopes of a Western Collegiate Hockey Association title.
Nick Bjugstad's power-play goal at 9:52 of the third period Saturday awakened the Gophers, who scored again at 12:24 and 13:44. Minnesota was just 1-for-9 on the power play in the series.
Zach Budish added an empty-net goal.