UNO 0-3 Denver: Pioneers run roughshod over flat Mavericks

Other post-game coverage from Matthew Semisch:

Denver forward Drew Shore beats Nebraska Omaha goaltender Ryan Shore for a goal in the Pioneers' 3-0 win at CenturyLink Center on Friday. (Photo credit: Matthew Semisch)

SCORING:
First Period:
6:07: UNO 0-1 DU – Shawn Ostrow 10 from Scott Mayfield 7 and Nate Dewhurst 2
13:22: UNO 0-2 DU – Jason Zucker 20 from Chris Knowlton 7 and Scott Mayfield 8

Second Period:
14:55: UNO 0-3 DU (PPG)- Drew Shore 20 from Nick Shore 23 and Joey LaLeggia 26

Third Period:
None.

PENALTIES:
First Period:
18:41: DU – Shawn Ostrow – 2 min. for Holding

Second Period:
4:20: DU – Chris Knowlton – 2 min. for High Sticking
6:56: DU – Nick Shore – 2 min. for Interference
13:50: UNO – Joe Krause – 2 min. for Hooking
17:33: DU – John Ryder – 2 min. for Holding

Third Period:
2:41: UNO – Joe Krause – 2 min. for Hooking
16:17: UNO – Jayson Megna – 10 min. Game Misconduct
16:17: UNO – Jayson Megna – 5 min. for Checking From Behind
17:39: UNO – Ryan Walters – 2 min. for Cross-Checking
17:39: DU – Scott Mayfield – 2 min. for Roughing
19:24: UNO – Tony Turgeon – 2 min. for Tripping
19:36: DU – Larkin Jacobson – 2 min. for Tripping

SHOTS:
UNO 26-29 DU

POWER PLAY:
UNO 0-for-4; DU 1-for-3

GOALTENDING STATISTICS:
UNO: Ryan Massa (59:58), 26 saves
DU: Juho Olkinuora (60:00), 26 saves

RFO THREE STARS:
1.) Juho Olkinuora (DU)
2.) Scott Mayfield (DU)
3.) Shawn Ostrow (DU)

WCHA SCOREBOARD:
Minnesota 1-4 Wisconsin
St. Cloud State 2-1 Minnesota Duluth
North Dakota 4-2 Minnesota State
Colorado College 5-2 Michigan Tech
Alaska Anchorage 1-2 Bemidji State, in progress

ATTENDANCE:
7,154

GAME NOTES:
In losing 3-0 to Denver on Friday, Nebraska Omaha suffered its first shutout loss at home since Feb. 21, 2009. Notre Dame beat UNO 1-0 that night at Omaha Civic Auditorium…Littleton, Colo. (suburban Denver) native Ryan Massa stopped 26 saves for UNO…DU head coach George Gwozdecky said after Friday’s game that he plans to start Sam Brittain in the DU nets on Saturday. The sophomore from Calgary has had an injury-plagued season, putting together a 4-3-0 record with a .916 save percentage.

POST-GAME INTERVIEWS:
Denver goaltender Juho Olkinuora:

Denver defenseman Scott Mayfield:

Denver head coach George Gwozdecky:

Nebraska Omaha head coach Dean Blais:

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