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FILIP ENGARAS

Angus Crookshank's goal 36 seconds into overtime, his second goal of the game, lifted the University of New Hampshire to a 3-2 win over Michigan in men's hockey play Saturday night at the Whittemore Center.

The Wildcats got a split of the weekend series, dropping Friday night's game 4-1.

With the Wildcats trailing 1-0 after Michael Pastulov's power-play goal midway through the first period for Michigan, Crookshank scored his first of the night unassisted 1:05 into the second period. 

The Wolverines retook the lead on Jake Slaker's goal at 13:30, but Max Gildon tied it up with a power-play goal at 16:07, assisted by Charlie Kelleher and Kalle Eriksson. It was Gildon's fifth goal of the year.

Crookshank's winner, his seventh of the campaign, was assisted by Kelleher and Chase Stevenson.

Bedford's Mike Robinson made 22 saves for UNH, now 6-5-2. Hayden Lavigne stopped 24 shots for Michigan, now 4-8-2.

The Wildcats travel to Belfast, Northern Ireland, to participate in the Friendship Four next weekend. UNH will take on Northeastern on Friday at 10 a.m. Eastern time.