Western Michigan hockey took down Colorado College 4-1 Saturday night to take the weekend series 2-0. WMU has now won six straight and has a record of 16-9-1 overall and 8-5-1 in conference play. CC falls to 10-13-1 and 6-7-1 in the NCHC.
Tim Washe led the Broncos in goals as the junior tallied two scores, and Cole Gallant had a pair of points as well from two assists. Jason Polin and Jack Perbix each added a goal, and Max Sasson and Chad Hillebrand each had an assist. Cameron Rowe had 23 saves and only let one get behind him.
CC jumped out ahead early when it scored an even strength goal just 2:36 into the game. At the 8:11 mark the Broncos would score an even strength goal of its own. Polin found the back of the net off a Sasson assist. CC committed a penalty with 6:58 to go in the period, but nothing came of it for WMU. Just under four minutes after the power play was completed Washe scored his first goal of the game on an assist from Gallant to give WMU a 2-1 lead going into the second period.
CC entered its first power play 1:17 into the second period after Cedric Fiedler was called for interference, but the Broncos escaped unharmed. With 13:20 on the clock Perbix joined the scoring party with an even strength goal unassisted. At the 11:03 mark Washe added his second goal of the day. Gallant and Hillebrand were both awarded assists on the even strength goal. The final nine minutes of the period was quiet as two penalties were called on WMU but no goals were scored.
The final 20 minutes of the game continued the quiet trend. WMU held its lead as no goals were scored and both teams were given two penalties.
WMU will come home for its next series against University of Nebraska at Omaha. Game one will begin at 7 p.m. Friday and will be available to stream on NCHC.tv and the Bronco Media Network.