The Mavericks square off against WCHA rival Northern Michigan in the second game of the series.
Minnesota State University set the tone early on Saturday, scoring four first-period goals against Northern Michigan. The Mavericks can earn their first sweep of the season with a win at Northern today.
Five different players scored for Minnesota State, including four in the first 14 minutes of the game, and Dryden McKay recorded his third shutout of the season as the Mavericks earned a 5-0 victory at Northern Michigan in the WCHA opener for both teams.
The Mavericks square off against WCHA rival Northern Michigan.
Minnesota State has played just five games so far this season, but the Mavericks' schedule is full for the rest of the regular season. MSU's players and coaches are hoping they won't have another weekend off for the next three months.
Minnesota State has looked like the better team in all five of its games this season. The No. 5-ranked Mavericks are still looking for answers to some questions, though, as the second half of the season begins this weekend at Northern Michigan.