USNTDP U-18 Gets First Ever Win Over Minnesota 5-4
Auston Matthews nets the game winner in OT
Minneapolis, Minn. – Luckily for the Gophers, tonight’s loss can just be chalked up for experience and not to their record.
The US National Development Program Under-18 team outshot Minnesota 40-29 and Auston Matthews scored two goals including the overtime game winner for the U-18 program’s first ever victory over Minnesota with a 5-4 win in front of 5,590 at Mariucci Arena.
“It’s not an easy game, we talked about the skilled team that they have and obviously we made some mistakes,” said Minnesota coach Don Lucia. “I was ...