Gophers give up 3 goals in third, fall to Colorado College in season opener
Colorado College scored three goals in the third period to rally from behind and beat the Gophers 3-2 in the season opener for both teams.
Tyler Nanne and Scott Reedy tallied goals for the Gophers.
Colorado College’s Ben Copeland scored the game-winner with 4:46 to play.
Minnesota got off to a quick start as Nanne’s goal came less than two minutes into the contest.
After a scoreless second, Colorado College scored on a power play to tie the game in the third. Reedy responded to give Minnesota a 2-1 lead, but the Tigers scored 10 seconds later to tie it back up.
Goaltender Jack LaFontaine finished with 28 saves in his first start for Minnesota.