Prior to the weekend it appeared the logjam in the middle of the WCHA conference standings might be cleared up. But after UNO split a series at Colorado College, things have only gotten tighter in the race for the final three home ice playoff spots.
At six foot eight inches, Andrej Sustr is an attractive candidate to play defense for almost any college team. His size makes him difficult to get around, and his reach makes up for the times when a guy can get around him.
UNO's 5-2 victory Saturday night earned the Mavs a split in their final conference series at No. 11 Minnesota-Duluth and sole possession of third place in the WCHA. It's the highest conference finish the team has ever had in the 14-year history of UNO hockey.