Dan Colleran | February 12, 2018
In its first year in the Big Ten Conference, the Notre Dame hockey team has clinched the Big Ten championship.
Hobey Baker candidate Cale Morris made 31 saves for the Irish, earning his 21st victory of the season. Jordan Gross netted the game winner in the second period, while Andrew Oglevie notched the other tally for the Irish.
Ohio State goalie Sean Romeo made 27 saves in the effort, while Kevin Miller scored a power-play goal for the Buckeyes.
The game included 13 penalties, with the Irish going 0-for-6 on the power play and Ohio State scoring on one of four chances.
The victory clinches the top seed in the Big Ten Tournament, giving the Irish the lone first-round bye.
Notre Dame will host a semifinal game at Compton Family Ice Arena on Saturday, March 10, and should it advance, the final on Saturday, March 17.