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Omaha hockey beats Colorado College 5-2

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Posted at 11:21 AM, Jan 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-14 12:21:53-05

The Omaha hockey team recorded its first Friday win at Colorado College. Omaha's 5-2 victory marked the first win for the Mavs in a series opener at Colorado College. 

Omaha's Tyler Vesel scored two power play goals during Friday nights contest, giving him his career-best 12th goal of the year.

Mavericks' Austin Ortega scored his team-leading 16th goal of the year, tying him for the NCHC goal-scoring lead. Ortega leads the NCHC with 33 points while Luc Snuggerud leads all NCHC defenseman with a career-best 21 points. 

Omaha (12-8-3) take on Colorado College (6-13-2) for the second game of the series Saturday, January 14th at 7:07 p.m.