Nanook Victory Ruled a Tie

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Alaska Nanooks in spirit split their series with the Air Force Academy, after the two to three loss on Friday, they "won" in double overtime.
According to the NCAA rule 91, after 65 minutes in a game, and the teams are still tied, it will stand as a tie.
That comes after a five on five overtime of five minutes, and that is what happened at the Carlson Center on Saturday night.
However, instead of ending the game, the Nanooks and Air Force went onto a three on three double overtime.
That is according to WCHA rules, where after a five on five OT goes to three on three OT, and if that doesn't produce a winner they shall go to a shootout.
If this game was played in Colorado Springs where Air Force is from, the game would have ended.
However, since the Nooks reside in the WCHA, they have to follow their league rules, which resulted in a win that doesn't count.
So what did happen Saturday night?
Justin Woods in the first period netted a nice goal after receiving assists from Colton Leiter and Kylar Hope.
They were able to play it safe and move the puck around until Woods had the opening.
Anton Martinsson held down the fort in the goal after the Nanooks had to face power plays on many occasions, however their defense finally cracked giving up a third period goal to Dan Bailey.
The Nanooks then received the quote on quote win after Steven Jandric nailed a goal in double OT.
The Nooks now travel to Saint Cloud State University for a two game series starting on October 13th.