Paul Carey, Kevin Hayes and Chris Kreider added goals in the second period to extend the Eagles lead to 4-0. Kevin Hayes was the first Eagle to score on a Power Play goal with assists from Steven Whitney and Tommy Cross. Chris Kreider scored on a two on one break and then Paul Carey added the final goal in the period.
Eagles Forward Steven Whitney scored on a give-and-go from Senior Barry Almeida with 13:50 remaining in the first period.
The Eagles goaltender Parker Milner withstood a flurry of shots at the end of the first period to maintain the Eagles shutout. The Golden Gophers pressured the goalie with only one official shot on goal. The Eagles had two shots on goal in the first period.