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Associated Press, Published March 08 2013

Pattyn, Grimaldi lead UND men's hockey team to victory

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Stephane Pattyn and Rocco Grimaldi scored in the third period as North Dakota beat Minn. St., Mankato 4-3 on Friday to keep alive its hopes for a share of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association title.

North Dakota (19-9-7, 14-6-0) and Minnesota trail St. Cloud State by two points with one game left in the race for the McNaughton Cup.

Grimaldi had a goal and an assists for fifth-ranked North Dakota. It improved to 19-1-1 in its last 21 games against MSUM (21-11-3, 15-11-1). UND has won nine straight against the Mavericks.

Carter Rowney added a goal and an assist, while Mark MacMillan had a goal. Zane Gothberg made 37 saves for North Dakota.

Eriah Hayes had a goal and assist for MSUM. Taylor Herndon and Teddy Blueger also had goals.