Bulldog Hockey Notebook: Tufte Off To Quick Start For UMD

Minnesota Duluth forward Riley Tufte took 15 games to record his first collegiate point and 17 games to score his first goal last season as a freshman.

Now a sophomore, Tufte is off to a much quicker start this season.

The 2017 first-round NHL draft pick of the Dallas Stars only needed three periods on Friday against Minnesota to get that first goal of the season. Then he struck again 39 seconds into Saturday’s game against Michigan Tech to give himself a pair of goals going into this weekend’s nonconference home-and-home series with Bemidji State.

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