GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – Maine exploded for five goals in the second period on the way to a 6-2 college hockey victory against North Dakota Friday.

The Black Bears (4-0-0) were the first visiting team in a stretch of 17 games to score more than three goals against UND (3-2-0).

UND led 1-0 after one period on a goal by Ryan Duncan six seconds after a Sioux power play expired. After taking T.J. Oshie’s cross-crease pass, Duncan one-timed a shot past goalie Ben Bishop.

But Maine scored five unanswered goals in the second period. The first two came on the power play as Teddy Purcell scored on a wrist shot and Josh Soares on a tip of a Mike Lundin slapshot. The Black Bears added two more goals in the period’s first 12 minutes, Keith Johnson converting from a sharp angle and Michel Leveille cramming home a shot from the top of the crease.

Maine then completed the dominant period with its third power play goal in three chances. Lundin finished the outburst with a wrist shot in a period where the Black Bears outshot the Sioux 14-2.

UND’s Matt Watkins scored on a slapshot and Maine’s Brent Shepheard on a rebound in the third period.

Bishop made 17 saves while UND’s Philippe Lamoureux had 25 stops.


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