CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 17: A general view as the Notre Dame Fighting Irish take on the Miami Redhawks during the Hockey City Classic at Soldier Field on February 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO —Jeff Costello scored the game-winning goal in the third period as Notre Dame beat Miami (Ohio) 2-1 Sunday in the Hockey City Classic.
The Central Collegiate Hockey Association game at Chicago's Soldier Field was the first outdoor ever for third-ranked Miami and the first for Notre Dame in its 45 years of varsity hockey.
Mario Lucia scored the first goal of the game for the Irish (19-12-1, 15-8-1-1). Costello made it 2-0 at 8:33 of the third period. The RedHawks (19-8-6, 14-6-4-3) got within one on Kevin Morris' goal 1:03 later.
Notre Dame's Steven Summerhays made 22 saves as the Irish improved to 16-0-0 when leading after two periods. Ryan McKay had 26 stops for Miami.
Miami beat Notre Dame 3-1 Friday to clinch a first-round bye for the playoffs.
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