UMD Men's Hockey holds on to defeat Western Michigan 5-4

A late third period goal gives UMD a victory over Western Michigan at Amsoil Arena.

Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota Duluth forward Tanner Laderoute (13) watches as Minnesota Duluth forward Jesse Jacques (18) scores a goal against Western Michigan goaltender Brandon Bussi (30) on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota Duluth forward Kobe Roth (10) checks to see if the backdoor is open against Western Michigan goaltender Brandon Bussi (30) on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota Duluth forward Carter Loney (33) controls the puck against Western Michigan forward Drew Worrad (13) on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Western Michigan goaltender Brandon Bussi (30) makes a diving save against Minnesota Duluth on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota Duluth forward Blake Biondi (7) skates with the puck against Western Michigan on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Western Michigan defenseman Cedric Fiedler (17) interferes with the play of Minnesota Duluth forward Noah Cates (21) on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota Duluth forward Jesse Jacques (18) takes a shot on goal against Western Michigan goaltender Brandon Bussi (30) on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota Duluth forward Noah Cates (21) skates with the puck against Western Michigan on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota Duluth players celebrate after a second period goal against Western Michigan on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota Duluth goaltender Ryan Fanti (39) stops the puck near Western Michigan forward Max Sasson (34) on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Fans celebrate with Minnesota Duluth players after Minnesota Duluth defenseman Hunter Lellig (8) scored the game winning goal in the third period against Western Michigan on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota Duluth goaltender Ryan Fanti (39) leans back into Minnesota Duluth forward Luke Loheit (16) while making a save against Western Michigan on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota Duluth defenseman Matt Anderson (3) scrambles for a puck in the corner on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota Duluth goaltender Ryan Fanti (39) deflects a shot on goal against Western Michigan on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota Duluth head coach Scott Sandelin talks to his team during a stoppage in play late in the third period against Western Michigan on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota Duluth forward Koby Bender (11) and Western Michigan forward Josh Passolt (21) chase the puck on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota Duluth players celebrate with Minnesota Duluth goaltender Ryan Fanti (39) at the conclusion of the game against Western Michigan on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Minnesota Duluth defeated Western Michigan 5-4. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota Duluth assistant equipment manager Dale "Hoagie" Haagenson celebrates with Minnesota Duluth forward Quinn Olson (15) after the team defeated Western Michigan 5-4 on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Minnesota Duluth Men's Hockey faces Western Michigan at Amsoil
TPHOTO GALLERY: he Minnesota Duluth bench celebrates the game winning goal with Minnesota Duluth defenseman Hunter Lellig (8) in the third period against Western Michigan on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
UMD Men's Hockey holds on to defeat Western Michigan 5-4
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena
Men's hockey players in black uniforms compete against players in white uniforms at Amsoil Arena