Concordia-Wisconsin's Brandon Picard scored the eventual game-winner early in the third period as the Falcons edged St. Scholastica 4-3 on Friday at Mars Lakeview Arena.
CSS' Tyler Hinterser scored on assists from Carson Rose and Jordan Fralich at 17:42 of the third to pull the Saints within a goal but the Falcons held on for the victory.
CSS' Isaac Kobienia scored the game's first goal on assists from Dustin Cordeiro and Alec Severson at 9:20 of the first period. The Falcons answered with three-straight goals before the Saints could get back on the scoreboard. Zach DeBoom scored unassisted at 4:31 of the second to pull the Saints within one at 3-2.
CSS fell to 0-3 overall and takes on the Falcons again at 4 p.m. Saturday at Mars Lakeview.
Wisconsin-Superior 7, St. Mary's 0
Wisconsin-Superior opened its season with a 7-0 win over St. Mary's Friday night at Wessman Arena.
After a scoreless first period, the Yellowjackets scored three times in the second period and four more times in the third.
UWS got goals from seven different players -- Ty Proffitt, Andrew Durham, Chad Lopez, Artur Terchiyev, Will Blake, Coltyn Bates and Troy MacTavish.
Oscar Svensson pitched the shutout with 20 saves. Nick Nast andAl Rogers combined on 31 saves for St. Mary's.
Wisconsin-Superior 2, Hamline 2, OT
Wisconsin-Superior scored twice in the final 20 seconds of the third period to pull into a 2-2 tie with the Hamline Pipers Friday at TRIA Rink in St. Paul.
The Yellowjackets and Pipers then skated through a scoreless five-minute overtime session in non-conference action.
Taylor Stefan gave Hamline a 2-0 lead with 50 seconds remaining. Kaleigh Martinson cut the lead in half for Superior 30 seconds later, and Jenna Curtis tied it up with 5 seconds remaining.
The Yellowjackets (2-0-1) got 29 saves from Catherine Johnson and two from Maddy Gamst. Jaela O'Brien stopped 24 shots for Hamline (0-1-1). Molly Garin scored Hamline's first goal just 30 seconds into the game.