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  • Minnesota Duluth left wing Karson Kuhlman (20) and Notre Dame center Andrew Oglevie (15) battle for the puck in the first period during an NCAA Frozen Four championship college hockey game, Saturday, April 7, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn.. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

  • Minnesota Duluth goalie Hunter Shepard (32) stops a shot by Notre Dame left wing Joe Wegwerth (21) with defensive help from Minnesota Duluth players Jade Miller (26) and Louie Roehl (6) in the first period during an NCAA Frozen Four championship college hockey game, Saturday, April 7, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn.. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

  • Minnesota Duluth players celebrate a goal by center Jared Thomas (22) against Notre Dame in the first period during an NCAA Frozen Four championship college hockey game, Saturday, April 7, 2018,in St. Paul, Minn.. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

  • Minnesota Duluth goalie Hunter Shepard (32) stops a shot by Notre Dame right wing Colin Theisen (13) in the second period during an NCAA Frozen Four championship college hockey game, Saturday, April 7, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn.. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Saturday, April 07, 2018 10:40 pm

Minnesota Duluth beats Notre Dame 2-1 for NCAA hockey title

MIKE COOK | Associated Press

 

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Karson Kuhlman had a goal and an assist, and Minnesota Duluth beat Notre Dame 2-1 Saturday night to win the school's second NCAA hockey championship.

Jared Thomas also scored and Hunter Shepard stopped 19 shots for the Bulldogs (25-16-3). UMD also won the 2011 title at the Xcel Energy Center.

Andrew Oglevie scored and Cale Morris made 33 saves for Notre Dame (28-10-2), winless in two national title games. The Irish lost to Boston College in 2008.