|UW-River Falls (11-5-2, 4-2-0 WIAC)||1||1||1||3|
|UW-Eau Claire (12-4-1, 1-2-1 WIAC)||1||0||0||1|
|1st - 07:03||David Donnellan (UW-Eau Claire)|
|1st - 08:57||PP - Blake Huppert (UW-River Falls)|
|2nd - 04:51||PP - Jeff Bergh (UW-River Falls)|
|3rd - 17:23||Ryan Doner (UW-River Falls)|
|UW-River Falls||UW-Eau Claire|
3 Players (#5, #13, #23 - 1)
A: 5 Players (#6, #16, #23, #27, #29 - 1)
Sh: Team - 21
Sv: Scott Lewan - 30
David Donnellan - 1
A: 2 Players (#4, #7 - 1)
Sh: TEAM - 31
Sv: Tyler Green - 18
|TEAM STATISTICS||UW-River Falls||UW-Eau Claire|
|Power Plays||2 for 7||0 for 6|
|Penalties (min)||7 (14)||8 (16)|
|Shots on Goal||21||31|
|Face Offs Won||0||0|
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The seventh-ranked UW-Eau Claire men's hockey team saw its seven-game win streak come to an end tonight, falling 3-1 to 13th-ranked UW-River Fallsat Hobbs Ice Center.
The Blugolds began their win streak on Dec. 13 while they were also on an eight-game unbeaten streak with their last loss coming on Dec. 7. The seven-game winning streak tied for the third longest in school history.
Eau Claire started the game with a goal from David Donnellan (Sr.-Eau Claire, Wis./Memorial), seven minutes into the first period. Jeff Pauluk (So.-Bloomington, Minn./Jefferson) and David Henry (Fr.-Forest City, Calif./Junipero Serra) assisted on the goal.
Less than two minutes later, River Falls tied it up on a power-play and the first period ended with a 1-1 tie. The Falcons added a goal in the second period at 4:51 and with less than three minutes to play in the game, added another to take a two-goal lead.
The Blugolds finished the game outshooting the Falcons 31-21. Tyler Green (So.-Noblesville, Ind.), who played 58:45, stopped 18 shots as he fell to 7-4-0 on the season.
River Falls finished 2-for-7 on power-plays while Eau Claire went 0-for-6.
Eau Claire drops to 12-4-1 overall and 1-2-1 in the WIAC while River Falls improves to 11-5-2 on the season and 4-2-0 in conference play, sitting in first place in the WIAC.
The Blugolds will be at UW-Stout next Friday and Saturday, facing the Blue Devils both nights beginning at 7:30 p.m.