Scoreless second period leaves Minnesota Duluth, Harvard tied

Harvard and Minnesota Duluth are tied after two periods in the national semifinals (photo: Melissa Wade).

CHICAGO — Harvard goaltender Merrick Madsen stopped all 13 shots he faced in the second period, and the Crimson were tied with Minnesota Duluth 1-1 through 40 minutes Thursday in the Frozen Four semifinals.

Hunter Miska stopped the 10 shots he faced in the second period and has 23 saves for the game. Madsen has 25 stops.

Both teams had to kill a penalty in the second period.

Harvard’s John Marino was called for tripping early in the middle frame, and Minnesota Duluth’s Brenden Kotyk got a roughing minor in the final four minutes.

The Crimson’s Tyler Moy and the Bulldogs’ Joey Anderson scored in the first period.