Gophers comeback falls shorts as Minnesota drops game to Colorado College

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) âÄî Mike Testwuide’s goal with 3:04 left lifted Colorado College past Minnesota 4-3 on Friday, pushing the Gophers into seventh place in the WCHA. Minnesota Duluth’s win at Michigan Tech put the Bulldogs in a fifth-place tie with idle St. Cloud State, one point ahead of Minnesota. Colorado College (15-9-8, 11-8-5) moved into fourth. Mike Hoeffel and Ryan Flynn scored third-period goals for the Gophers (13-10-6, 10-9-4). Tigers goalie Richard Bachman made two glove saves in the final minute and finished with 24 stops. Tony Lucia also scored for Minnesota, which trailed 2-0 until late in the second period.