Tigers lose Game 1 to Michigan Tech, now facing elimination

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Right wing Scott Winkler (left) provides support for goaltender Josh Thorimbert, who allowed two third-period goals Friday as Colorado College lost against Michigan Tech 3-1 in Game 1 of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs at World Arena. The Tigers need a victory Saturday in Game 2 of the best-of-three, first-round series to force Game 3 on Sunday – the winner advances to the WCHA Final Five in St. Paul, Minn. Photo by COURTESY OF CC ATHLETICS