Nanook Hockey team starts with 3-0 lead; loses to Michigan Tech in Overtime

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - It was a wild night of hockey at the Carlson Center last night when the Alaska Nanooks took on the Michigan Tech Huskies.
The Huskies were able to escape with a 5-4 victory in Overtime.
The Nooks got out to a hot start, building a 3-0 lead with two goals in the first period and one 45 seconds into the second.
Tech was then able to respond with three goals of their own in the middle frame, and a Powerplay goal 1 minute into the third period to gain a 4-3 lead.
The Nooks tied it up to force Overtime, but the Huskies were able to light the lamp 4 minutes into the 5 minute overtime period to steal the win.
The Nooks earned their goals from Kylar Hope, Colton Leiter, Tyler Cline, and Chad Staley.
Hope also earned an assist to finish the day with two points.
Hometown team captain Justin Woods also finished with multiple points by dishing out two assists.
Zach Frye, Nikolas Koberstein, and Troy Van Tetering all dished out one.
Niko DellaMaggiore earned the starting role in goal last night, he finished the day with 26 saves after spending 63 minutes and 51 seconds between the pipes.
The loss brings the Nooks to 4-9-2 overall and 2-6-1-1 in Conference play.
They are now in a three way tie with Bemidji and Lake Superior State for 8th place in the WCHA with 8 points.
Michigan Tech is now 4-5-4 in the conference and in third place with 17 points.
After prying defeat from the Jaws of victory last night, the Nooks will look to rebound tonight when they once again host Michigan Tech at the Carlson Center.