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Seawolves skaters beat North Dakota

Posted: Sunday, February 20, 2005

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska-Anchorage came from behind and poured it on late, scoring three goals in the waning minutes to defeat North Dakota 5-2 on Saturday.

Justin Bourne's second goal of the night broke a 2-2 tie with just under two minutes to go, and Martin Stuchlik found the net 54 seconds later to seal the victory for the Seawolves.

Charlie Kronschnabel broke from the pack and tapped in an empty-netter with 35 seconds remaining to end the scoring for Alaska-Anchorage (10-16-4, 8-15-3 WCHA).

Philippe Lamoureux made 25 saves but was charged with the loss for the Fighting Sioux (16-13-3, 11-12-1).

Bourne started the scoring with the only goal of the first period, and North Dakota's Travis Zajac answered with a short-handed goal the second to tie the game at 1-1. UND got its only lead of the night when Colby Genoway found Rastislav Spirko for a power-play goal early in the third.

, but the Sioux could not stop the injury-depleted Seawolves in the final minutes.

The loss moves UND into a tie for fifth place in the conference with Minnesota-Duluth. The Sioux won 6-3 on Friday night in Anchorage.



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