The Denver Pioneers hockey team put up a good fight playing host to Miami, but ended the night tied at Magness Arena in Denver.
There was action early for the Pios in the first period as Jarid Lukosevicius scored on a power play at 1:13 mark followed by a breakaway goal from Ryan Barrow off a faceoff at 1:31.
Adam Plant made it three goals for Denver in the first after scoring from the left wing with a wrist shot at 4:19. The goal marked his third in four games for the Pios.
Miami got on the board late in the first after an even strength goal from Gordie Green against Denver goalie Tanner Jaillet.
The Pios started the second period with freshman goalie Dayton Rasmussen in the net and Miami’s Karch Bachman took advantage of the change and added two unanswered goals to tie the game 3-3.
Miami and Denver came up empty in the third period leaving it tied at the end of regulation. When it was all said and done after overtime Miami ended up with the extra point in the NCHS standings.
Next up: The Pioneers host Colorado College in the opening round of the NCHC playoffs.