MSU, which lost Friday by the score of 2-1, put in four power play goals against the CCHA's top penalty killing team enroute to a 6-1 victory over the Nanooks. This now ties this series at one game a piece.
Drew Miller was the big offensive gun for the Spartans, getting a goal and three assists.
On this night, instead of playing from behind, MSU jumped out to a 1-0 lead as Jim McKenzie knocked in a rebound shot off the stick of Bryan Lerg.
The first period ended with MSU holding this one goal lead.
Chris Mueller scored halfway through the second period as he redirected a Ethan Graham shot home to give MSU a 2-0 lead.
Drew Miller who assisted on the first two MSU goals, scored himself just seconds later, as Miller scored on the high side of Wylie Rogers glove on a breakway off a blue line turnover. This gave MSU a 3-0 lead.
UAF started taking penalties over the final minutes of the second period leading to two more MSU goals.
Bryan Lerg then got enough of the puck to make the score 5-0 after Miller dumped the puck into the corner.
The start of the third period saw the Spartans score again on another power play just less than a minute into the third period against new UAF goaltender Chad Johnson.
Chris Lawrence took a cross ice pass for MSU and flipped it in to make the score 6-0 Spartans.
Tyler Jones added a goal from right in front of the net for the lone goal for UAF and the final margin of 6-1.
Jeff Lerg made 30 saves for MSU who now own a 21-11-8 record this year.
Tommorrow marks the third and decisive game in this series. Faceoff is set for 7:05pm.
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