The University of Michigan hockey team defeated the University of Nebraska Omaha 3-2 in overtime in Frozen Four action in St. Louis. The winning goal was scored by Kevin Lynch at 17:25 in overtime. Officials reviewed the replay for ten minutes before declaring the goal a winner.
Preview: Hoover Street Rag.
Live blog: Michigan Daily. The Daily runs a photo of a Rust v Hudson faceoff taken tonight by Jake Fromm, and has a full period by period scoring run down.
Jeff Arnold via Twitter:
@Michigan_hockey awaits the winner of Boston College-Colorado College in Saturday night's @NCAAIceHockey regional finals in St. Louis
NHL.COM/AP: Michigan beats Nebraska-Omaha 3-2 in OT; this is the 8:51 p.m. version.
It wasn't clear why it took officials so long to make a call on the play. Apparently, Lynch nudged a rebound past goalie John Faulkner after Greg Pateryn's shot from the point.
AnnArbor.com has a story written by staff, updated with game details but running only a file photo; in a later update, they run a photo from Tim Vizer via Icon SMI.
The Icon SMI album of images from tonight's game has 14 photos. Do not use them in your blog, but look at them – just look at them.
Official game recap: MGoBlue.com. Flower Mound, TX is wrong; Lynch's bio says he's from Grosse Pointe, and forward Chris Brown is from Flower Mound. A later edit gets it right.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – In overtime, sophomore center Kevin Lynch's (Flower Mound, Texas) shot deflected underneath the Nebraska-Omaha netminder, and after a lenghthy video review, it was confirmed it crossed the goal line, sending the No. 6-ranked University of Michigan ice hockey team past the 14th-ranked Mavericks, 3-2, on Friday (March 25) and into the NCAA Regional final at the Scottrade Center.
MGoBlog: Hockey WOOOOOOOOOO thread.
Live chat: MichiganHockey.net
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Edward Vielmetti sang the National Anthem with the University of Michigan Men's Glee Club at Tiger Stadium in the final game of the World Series.
ed note: update 1:15 with final AnnArbor.com story, update with photo credits, Lynch home town fixed, ICON SMI photo gallery