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Saturday Scores: Wolves headed to the playoffs

February 8, 2015

Michael Orke was one of three Granite City players to record a hat-trick in their 12-1 win on Saturday.

Saturday Box Scores
 
Topeka 5 @ St. Louis 6 (OT) - The St. Louis Jr. Blues pulled out a 6-5 (OT) overtime victory over the Topeka Capitals on a clutch goal by Alex Klaesner. Topeka could not complete its climb out of a two-goal hole. St. Louis made it 5-3 on a goal by Sam Maddox at 7:37 in the third period. The Capitals pulled to within 5-4 on a goal by Drew Kelly at 17:59 in the third period. St. Louis also got points from Maddox, who also racked up one goal and one assist, Adam Havener, who also registered one goal and two assists, and Cameron McAtee, who also tallied one goal and one assist. More assists for St. Louis came via Andrew Bond, who had two and Brian Schumacher, Sam Yauch, Daniel Dunaway, and Andrew McGlynn, who contributed one each. The Capitals were led by Tre Kautzman, who had one goal and three assists. Kautzman scored 19:59 into the third period to make the score 5-5. Jack Cleaver picked up the assist. Topeka additionally got points from Kelly, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Topeka included Kyle Rimbach, Alex Sauer, and Steve MacIver, who each put in one. In addition, Topeka received assists from Colin OConnor, who had one and Alex Johanson, who had two. Cooper Cothran recorded 43 saves for the Jr. Blues.
 
Chicago 2 @ Wisconsin 9 - Ryan Martin had two goals and two assists to lead the Wisconsin Whalers to a 9-2 victory over the Chicago Junior Bulldogs. Martin scored short handed at 13:31 into the first period to make the score 3-2 Wisconsin and again while 3:13 into the second to make the score 5-2 Wisconsin. Wisconsin additionally got points from Thomas Hanson, who also tallied one goal and four assists to lead the team in points, Peter Henderson, who also had two goals and one assist, and Isaac Hale, who also racked up one goal and two assists. Others who scored for Wisconsin included Joe Perrelle, Yves Leemann, and Kaleb Morley, who each put in one. In addition, Wisconsin received assists from Alex Anderson, who had two and Caleb Voster, Connor Morgan, Dan Addie, Nathan Viberg, Adam Alcott, Austin Lewis, and Jamison Westaby, who contributed one each. The Junior Bulldogs were helped by Ryan Maksimovic, who grabbed one goal. Maksimovic scored 5:18 into the first period to make the score 2-0 Chicago. Tyler Seltenriech picked up the assist. Chicago also got a goal from Matthew Adams as well. Other players who recorded assists for Chicago were Scott Schroeder and Toms Taurins, who each chipped in one. Chris Johansen rejected 47 shots on goal for the Whalers.
 
Pittsburgh 2 @ Southern Tier 3 (OT) - Brandon Desrosiers gave the Southern Tier Xpress a 3-2 (OT) victory over the Pittsburgh Vengeance when he scored 2:45 into the extra period. Southern Tier was paced by Desrosiers, who registered one goal. Southern Tier also had goals scored by Luke Sunde and Luke Grossman, who scored one goal each. Pittsburgh was helped by Eli Lynn, who tallied one goal. Lynn scored on the power play 17:28 into the third period to make the score 2-2. The Vengeance earned a power play opportunity when Brian Grant was put in the box for hooking. Kenneth White provided the assist. Parker Henry also scored for Pittsburgh. In addition, Pittsburgh received assists from Bryan Hovanec, who had one. Southern Tier's Cody Gibson stopped 27 shots out of the 29 that he faced.
 
Cincinnati 0 @ Toledo 7 - Aaron Callan was superb between the pipes for the Toledo Cherokee, as he did not allow a goal in a 7-0 victory over the Cincinnati Swords. Toledo got the win thanks to a great game by Cody Estrel, who had one goal and two assists. Estrel scored 9:27 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Toledo. David Bogart picked up the assist. Toledo additionally got points from Dominic Pisanti, who also finished with one goal and one assist, Tyler Zalecki, who also registered one goal and one assist, and Mark McGee, who also racked up two goals and one assist. Toledo also had goals scored by Evan Heldt and Zach Swanson, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Toledo were Tristin Snyder, who had three and Michael Pisanti, Cam Schwartz, Austin Turner, Brody Duncan, and Kyler Omey, who each chipped in one. Callan recorded 26 saves for Toledo.
 
La Crosse 2 @ Peoria 1 (OT) - Hunter Smith gave the La Crosse Freeze a 2-1 (OT) victory over the Peoria Mustangs when he scored 1:15 into the extra period. La Crosse was led by Smith, who racked up one goal. Taylor Trapp also scored for La Crosse. More assists for La Crosse came via Daniel Toycen and Tyler Gorniak, who contributed one each. Peoria was led by Thomas Kolaz, who scored the team's only goal. Kolaz scored 14:07 into the third period to make the score 1-0 Peoria. Jason Hoehn picked up the assist. La Crosse's Andrew Wagner stopped 24 shots out of the 25 that he faced.
 
West Michigan 5 @ Metro 4 - The Metro Jets tried to dig themselves out of a three-goal hole, but the West Michigan Wolves held on for a 5-4 victory. West Michigan made the score 5-2 on a goal by Dakota Ulmer at 13:20 in the second period, and Metro got as close as 5-4 when Devin Kelly scored 18:00 into the third period. Ulmer and Michael Tratar provided the spark for the Wolves, combining for three goals and three assists. Ulmer racked up two goals and one assist and Tratar also notched one goal and two assists. West Michigan additionally got points from Tratar, who also tallied one goal and two assists. West Michigan also had goals scored by Sean Smalley and Devin Farkas, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for West Michigan were Matt Shultz, Austin Buchholz, and Kyle Keeder, who each chipped in one. Metro was led by Cody Jones, who had two goals. Jones scored the first of his two goals at 2:39 into the second period to make the score 2-2. Cooper McLean assisted on the tally. Jones' next tally made the score 5-3 West Michigan with 18:17 left in the third period. McLean provided the assist. Ryan Bloom also scored for Metro. In addition, Metro received assists from Pearce Vance, Tyler Layle, Andrew Sawyer, TJ Krajewski, and Matt Dempsey, who contributed one each. Stanford rejected 29 shots on goal for the Wolves.
 
Breezy Point 2 @ Minnesota 3 - The Minnesota Flying Aces climbed out of a two-goal hole to beat the Breezy Point North Stars, 3-2. Minnesota never led in the game until netting the game winner. The Flying Aces was down 2-0 after a goal by Breezy Point's Seyia Hayata at 4:40 in the second period. Minnesota tied things up at 2-2 on a power play goal by Bradee Thompson at 8:05 in the third period. The Flying Aces got the game winner at 18:01 in the third period on a goal by Thompson. Blake Neumann had one goal and two assists to lead Minnesota. Minnesota also got points from Thompson, who also registered one goal and one assist. Minnesota also got a goal from Zachary Johnston as well. More assists for Minnesota came via Matt Heim, Travis Johnston, and Tyler Arenz, who contributed one each. Ryan Herbert also scored for Breezy Point. In addition, Breezy Point received assists from Jordan Carey, who had one and Jack Anderholm, who had two. Dakota McDonald made 32 saves for the Flying Aces on 34 shots.
 
North Iowa 6 @ Alexandria 4 - The North Iowa Bulls, who led by three goals at one point, survived a comeback attempt by the Alexandria Blizzard and clinched a 6-4 victory. North Iowa led by three goals at one point and ended with the victory. The largest advantage in the game came when the Bulls' Joe Burgmeier scored at 6:09 in the second period to put North Iowa up 4-1. Trey Gardner had a great game for the Bulls, netting two goals. Gardner scored at 2:20 into the first period to make the score 1-0 North Iowa and again while 17:52 into the third to make the score 5-4 North Iowa. North Iowa also got points from Conor Durgan, who also registered one goal and two assists and Brett Gravelle, who also finished with one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. More assists for North Iowa came via Johnny Panvica, who had two and Jake Mullendore, Sam Naegele, and Jack Stang, who each chipped in one. The Blizzard were helped by Bo Gronseth, who tallied two goals. Gronseth scored the first of his two goals at 4:42 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Tommy Hall picked up the assist. Gronseth's next tally made the score 4-4 with 18:19 left in the third period. Hall assisted on the tally. Alexandria additionally got points from Logan Norman, who also racked up one goal and one assist and David Becker, who also registered one goal and one assist. Other players who recorded assists for Alexandria were Austin Kilian, who had one and Tom Schmidt, who had two.
 
Point Mallard 3 @ Sugar Land 0 - Aaron Brickman recorded a shutout against the Sugar Land Imperials as the Point Mallard Ducks picked up a 3-0 win. Point Mallard was led by Justin Provencher, who had one goal. Provencher scored 2:11 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Point Mallard. Brad Reitter picked up the assist. Others who scored for Point Mallard included Chandler Brown and Justin Clark, who scored one goal each. More assists for Point Mallard came via Stephen Coulter, Justin Delisle, Chris Corgan, and Matt Darnell, who contributed one each. Aaron Brickman made 27 saves for Point Mallard on 27 shots.
 
Nashville 4 @ Texas 0 - The Nashville Jr. Predators had a two-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 4-0 win over the Texas Jr. Brahmas. Nashville was paced by Nick Mammel, who grabbed one goal. Mammel scored 4:57 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Nashville. Topi Samuli Aheristo provided the assist. Others who scored for Nashville included Ben Falk, Jacob Elrod, and Jon Severson, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Nashville were Matiss Gelazis, who had three and Noah Keener, Nickolas Tandeski, Trent Kulczyk, and Kyle Van Wyk, who contributed one each. Justin Ball recorded 19 saves for Nashville.
 
Twin City 1 @ Granite City 12 - The Twin City Steel could not stop the Granite City Lumberjacks' Travis Kothenbeutel, who tallied a hat trick in a 12-1 win. Kothenbeutel notched his first tally 4:01 into the first period. He then added goals at 12:13 into the first and at 14:43 into the first. Granite City gained an early advantage, leading 4-0 by the end of the first period. Granite City also got points from Alex Carson, who also finished with one goal and one assist and Alek Groth, who also grabbed one goal and two assists. Granite City also got a goal from Will Mix as well. More assists for Granite City came via Kevin Finley, who had two, David Kenney, who had four, Zach Voss, Brady Bernhardson, Sam Zweiner, and Dallas Marvin, who contributed one each, and Tyler Mros, Tanner Skaja, and David Horsmann, who each chipped in three. Tom Reilly also scored for Twin City. Jesse Garcia rejected 16 shots on goal for the Lumberjacks.
 
Yellowstone 1 @ Gillette 5 - The Gillette Wild had a three-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 5-1 win over the Yellowstone Quake. The Wild were led by Mitchell McEwan, who registered one goal. McEwan scored 12:40 into the first period to make the score 2-0 Gillette. Bryce Mitzel assisted on the tally. Gillette also got points from Lance Pennington, who also finished with one goal and one assist. Cade Boreing also scored for Gillette. Other players who recorded assists for Gillette were Dalton McCann and Brandon Beard, who each chipped in one and Alex King and Kyle Reilly, who contributed two each. Yellowstone was led by Ross Mullen, who scored the team's only goal. Mullen scored on the power play 14:15 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Gillette. The Quake had gotten the advantage when Gillette's Sam Cirone was sent off for interference. Max Doner picked up the assist. Sean Kelley made 23 saves for the Wild on 24 shots.
 
Glacier 0 @ Helena 6 - The Helena Bighorns were firing on all cylinders against Glacier, and when the final buzzer sounded Bighorns emerged with a 6-0 win. Helena was paced by Jay Forbes, who registered one goal. Forbes scored 5:48 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Helena. Kendall Bolen-Porter picked up the assist. Helena also got points from Bolen-Porter, who also had one goal and one assist and Brandt Miller, who also racked up one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Helena also had goals scored by Nick Trefry, Kyler Chartier, and Brian Skillicorn, who scored one goal each. More assists for Helena came via Johnny Bonta, who had two and Bryan Knesel, Cody Vanthournout, Rory Bock, and Blake Babineau, who each chipped in one. Grant Martens recorded 20 saves for Helena.

Billings 0 @ Great Falls 5 - The Great Falls Americans relied on the scoring touch of Lucas Lomax, who netted two goals, to beat the Billings Bulls, 5-0. Lomax's tallies came on the power play at 7:31 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Great Falls and short handed 9:06 into the second to make the score 2-0 Great Falls. Great Falls additionally got points from Wade Wylie, who also registered one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Great Falls also had goals scored by Zack Mese and Malachi Bushey, who scored one goal each. More assists for Great Falls came via Dylan Garton, who had two and Robert Kalata, Blake Miller, Joshua Larson, Cody Page, Brendan Jester, Austin Krantz, and Connor Barta, who contributed one each. Lauren Massie made 19 saves for Great Falls on 19 shots.
 
 
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