Omaha's hockey Head Coach Dean Blais earned his 400th career win as the Mavericks held off No. 17 St. Cloud State 3-1 in the first game of the weekend series.
Mavericks' Teemu Pulkkinen had a goal and an assist during Friday nights contest, while Fredrik Olofsson scored his third goal of the season.
Omaha improved to 9-5-3 overall and 4-3-0-0/0 in the NCHC, moving the Mavericks into third place.
No. 20 Omaha finishes their weekend series against St. Cloud State Saturday, December 10th. The game is set to start at 7:07 p.m. in St. Cloud, Minnesota.