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Weekend Rewind: A mixed bag for local teams, a look at unusual penalties, surprises from the first month of college hockey

The Rink Live reporters recap splits for the Gophers and Huskies, a Las Vegas loss for UND and a home sweep for UMD. Also, a look at the weekend in the WCHA with a great series between No. 1 Ohio State and No. 2 Minnesota, a split for UMD and the first two conference wins for SCSU.

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Minnesota Duluth fan, Erik Roadfeldt of Duluth watches the game against Cornell at Amsoil Arena on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, in Duluth.
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The Rink Live's Kirsten Krull, Mick Hatten, Matt Wellens, Jess Myers, and Brad Schlossman meet to catch up on the last weekend of October college hockey action. Hatten recaps St. Cloud State's home-and-home split with Bemidji State, Schlossman reviews North Dakota's Las Vegas loss to Arizona State, Myers discusses Minnesota's split at Ohio State and Wellens talks about Minnesota Duluth getting back on track with two wins over Cornell.

Myers also discusses the WCHA series between the top two ranked women's teams (Ohio State and Minnesota), Wellens tackles a series split for the UMD women against visiting Wisconsin and Hatten talks about the home-and-home sweep for SCSU over St. Thomas.

There were some more odd penalties called over the weekend to add to the season's collection. The question of the week is what were the surprises in college hockey's first month of the season?

Mick Hatten is a reporter and editor for Forum News Service and helps manage TheRinkLive.com, a website dedicated to hockey. He began working for Forum Communications in November 2018 and has covered St. Cloud State University hockey since 2010. A graduate of St. Cloud State, he has more than 30 years of experience as a journalist and has been a youth hockey coach since 2014. mhatten@forumcomm.com

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