The board of directors for the new National Collegiate Hockey Conference has unanimously approved the use of shootouts to break ties in conference games.
Alexander Krushelnyski and Cody Bradley had a goal and assist apiece to lead Colorado College to a 5-1 win over Minnesota-Duluth Saturday in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.
Caleb Herbert scored with less than two minutes to play to give Minnesota-Duluth a 3-2 win over Colorado College on Friday.
The Colorado Avalanche have sent forwards Daniel Winnik and T.J. Galiardi to the San Jose Sharks for forward Jamie McGinn.
Six of the top college hockey programs plan to form a new league in 2013-14, so another conference shakeup appears likely.
Top-ranked Minnesota Duluth got goals from Justin Faulk and Mike Connolly to beat Denver 2-1 on Saturday, earning a split of their Western Collegiate Hockey Association series.
Drew Shore’s overtime goal lifted No. 10 Denver to a 5-4 win over top-ranked Minnesota-Duluth on Friday.