North American Tier III Hockey League tagline

Friday Finals: North Stars snap Bulls streak

January 16, 2016

The historic North Iowa Bulls winning streak has come to an end as Tyler Larwood and the Breezy Point North Stars beat the Bulls on Friday, 4-2.

Friday Box Scores

Breezy Point 4 @ North Iowa 2 - Breezy Point and North Iowa were evenly matched throughout their contest, but Breezy Point made the most of its opportunities and won, 4-2. Breezy Point gained the winning advantage on a goal by Tyler Larwood 17:55 into the third period and hung on until final buzzer. Larwood had a great game for Breezy Point, netting two goals. Breezy Point also got points from Nick Blanchette, who also had one goal and one assist and Jake Tomkowiak, who also finished with one goal and one assist. More assists for Breezy Point came via Reise Kieffer and Seyia Hayata, who contributed one each and Christian Lenzmeier and Austin Langworthy, who each chipped in two. North Iowa was helped by Brett Gravelle, who grabbed one goal. Gravelle scored 37 seconds into the first period to make the score 1-0 North Iowa. Joe Burgmeier provided the assist. North Iowa also got a goal from Tommy Hall as well. In addition, North Iowa received assists from Kohei Sato, Austin Jackson, and Jack Stang, who contributed one each. Christian Sanzottera made 40 saves for Breezy Point on 42 shots. North Iowa's Tommi Ahlgren stopped 42 shots out of the 45 that he faced.

St. Louis 7 @ Evansville 0 - St. Louis had a six-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 7-0 win over Evansville. St. Louis was led by Alex Werdmuller, who racked up one goal. Werdmuller scored 5:55 into the first period to make the score 1-0 St. Louis. Ezekiel Estrada picked up the assist. St. Louis also got points from Daniel Dunaway, who also racked up two goals and one assist, Cameron McAtee, who also had one goal and one assist, and Eduard Rumyantsev, who also registered one goal and one assist. St. Louis also had goals scored by Dominic Caito and Jake Hanebrink, who each put in one. In addition, St. Louis received assists from Alex Calvert, who had two and Sam Maddox and Joe Nolan, who each chipped in one. Zach Young recorded 21 saves for St. Louis.

Yellowstone 3 @ Gillette 4 - Gillette survived a determined comeback attempt by Yellowstone on the way to a 4-3 win. A goal by Kyle Traux put Gillette up 3-0 in the second period, but Yellowstone pulled to within one on Matt Runyon's tally 7:29 into the third period. Gillette was led by Colt Johnson, who racked up one goal. Johnson scored 15:56 into the third period to make the score 4-3 Gillette. Alex King picked up the assist. Cade Boreing also scored for Gillette. More assists for Gillette came via Preston Fuller, Tristen Leberknight, Gennadi Zabeline, Jack Oberg, and RJ Yusko, who contributed one each. Others who scored for Yellowstone included Max Doner and Nick Greene, who each put in one. In addition, Yellowstone received assists from Hunter Ruschmeyer and Reed Kelly, who each chipped in three. Alex Feese made 31 saves for Gillette on 34 shots.

La Crosse 7 @ Chicago 1 - Jared Bromberg had two goals and two assists to lead La Crosse to a 7-1 victory over Chicago. Bromberg found the back of the net on the power play 14:15 into the first period to make the score 2-0 La Crosse and again while 3:59 into the second to make the score 3-0 La Crosse. La Crosse additionally got points from Hunter Breza, who also tallied one goal and one assist, Ben Henderson, who also finished with one goal and one assist, and Jerame Schuetzle, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Others who scored for La Crosse included Justin Edwards and Sam Wenner, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for La Crosse were Dylan Goggin, who had three and Daniel Toycen, Toon De Schepper, Matt Wolter, and Daylon De Souza, who each chipped in one. Garret Matz made 11 saves for La Crosse on 12 shots.

Billings 7 @ Glacier 5 - Billings rallied from four goals down to secure a 7-5 win over Glacier. Billings never led in the game until netting the game winner. Billings was down 5-1 after a goal by Glacier's Collin Schieman at 19:21 in the second period. Billings knotted things up at 5-5 on a goal by Cameron Birklid at 9:26 in the third period. Billings scored the game winner at 18:28 in the third period on a goal by Birklid. Billings was helped by Chris Nicolai, who had three goals and two assists. Billings also got points from Tristan Henrichs, who also racked up one goal and four assists and Mason Graves, who also registered one goal and one assist. In addition, Billings received assists from Wolfgang Davis, who had one and Zach Heiser and Connor Melton, who each chipped in two. Glacier forced Billings goalie Gage Overby to work between the pipes, taking 50 shots. Glacier additionally got points from Logan Kraft, who also finished with one goal and two assists to lead the team in points and William Bostwick, who also had one goal and one assist. Glacier also got a goal from Tyler McMahon as well. Other players who recorded assists for Glacier were Ronald Robertson, Brendan Echelbarger, Tim VanTuinen, and Blake Hanson, who contributed one each.

Bozeman 2 @ Great Falls 3 - The game between Great Falls and Bozeman was tight through all 60 minutes, but in the end Great Falls emerged with a 3-2 win. Neither team gained more than a two-goal lead, and Josh Larson's goal in the third period proved to be the difference maker. Great Falls was led by Larson, who tallied one goal. Larson scored on the power play 13:51 into the third period to make the score 3-2 Great Falls.  Great Falls additionally got points from Congdon, who also had one goal and one assist. Tyler Garcia also scored for Great Falls. Other players who recorded assists for Great Falls were Ricards Bernhards, who had two and Reed Link and Adam Apangalook, who contributed one each. Bozeman forced Great Falls goalie Jake Stephan to work between the pipes, taking 32 shots.  Bozeman was helped by Kegan Couture, who grabbed one goal. Couture scored 19:08 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Great Falls. Gunnar Mogck picked up the assist. Bozeman also got points from Mogck, who also registered one goal and one assist. In addition, Bozeman received assists from Dylan Michaud, who had two.

Granite City 3 @ Minnesota 2 - Undaunted by a two-goal deficit, Granite City battled back to claim a 3-2 victory over Minnesota. Granite City never led in the game until netting the game winner. Granite City was down 2-0 after a goal by Minnesota's Kyle Wendorf at 3:39 in the second period. Granite City tied things up at 2-2 on a goal by Andrej Jamnicky at 5:27 in the second period. Granite City scored the game winner on the power play at 3:42 in the third period on a goal by Jamnicky. Tanner Skaja had two goals to lead Granite City to victory. In addition, Granite City received assists from Eric Moser, Casey Esselman, Spencer Nelson, Chase Di Bari, and Matt Flom, who contributed one each. Minnesota was helped by Tre Opack, who registered one goal. Opack scored 1:00 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Minnesota. Lucas Mickelson provided the assist. More assists for Minnesota came via Tyler Leverty and Kevin Donahue, who each chipped in one. Nathan Isaacson rejected 26 shots on goal for Granite City.

Rochester 0 @ Alexandria 6 - Rochester could not stop Alexandria's Caleb Anderson, who tallied a hat trick in a 6-0 win. Anderson's first goal came 2:43 into the first period. He then added goals at 11:54 into the first and at 12:06 into the first. Alexandria also got points from Aaron Ryback, who also had one goal and one assist and Tony Arias, who also registered one goal and one assist. Louis Gerzin also scored for Alexandria. Other players who recorded assists for Alexandria were Jack Cernohous, Jack Mellstrom, Tyler Frischmon, Steven Gustafson, Logan Nelson, and AJ Gullickson, who each chipped in one and Logan Norman and Alec Seeger, who contributed two each. Chance Kremer rejected 12 shots on goal for Alexandria.

Cincinnati 4 @ Wooster 5 (OT) -  Wooster's Tyler Houmard scored 1:46 into overtime to beat Cincinnati, 5-4 (OT). Houmard had two goals to lead Wooster to victory. Wooster forced Cincinnati goalie Tyler Geloneck to work between the pipes, taking 39 shots. Wooster also had goals scored by Christian Miller, Zach Bilius, and Steven Frankel, who scored one goal each. In addition, Wooster received assists from Brad Sneed, Tyler Groth, Rubin Chavarria, Andy Romani, Brandon Scholze, and Joe Morgan, who each chipped in one and Mike Zenone and Nick Mooney, who contributed two each. Cincinnati was helped by Arsenii Vashchuk, who tallied one goal. Vashchuk scored 17:19 into the third period to make the score 4-4. Albert Janele assisted on the tally. Others who scored for Cincinnati included Brenden Williams, Kyle Kinnaman, and Jacob Friedman, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Cincinnati were Samuel Dorff, Tyler Simon, and Cobin Sanborn, who each chipped in one. Joe Morgan made 24 saves for Wooster on 28 shots.

Nashville 2 @ Atlanta 5 - Arturas Laukaitis netted a hat trick to lead Atlanta over Nashville, 5-2. Laukaitis got on the scoresheet 5:26 into the first period. He then added goals at 9:20 into the first and at 9:27 into the second. Atlanta also got points from Kyle Rimbach, who also registered one goal and one assist. Jacob Roers also scored for Atlanta. Other players who recorded assists for Atlanta were Alex Johanson, who had two and Riley Hummitsch, Philip Pugliese, Steve MacIver, Ross Bartlett, and Colin OConnor, who contributed one each. Nashville forced Atlanta goalie Aleksandr Zendejas to work between the pipes, taking 36 shots. Nashville was helped by Logan Orem, who racked up one goal. Orem scored 4:58 into the second period to make the score 2-2. Max Dorfman provided the assist. Nashville additionally got points from Dorfman, who also had one goal and one assist. In addition, Nashville received assists from Colton Anderson, who had one.

Pittsburgh 1 @ Toledo 5 - Nick Nappi registered one point to lead Toledo to a 5-1 victory over Pittsburgh. Toledo also got points from Tyler Zalecki, who also tallied one goal and two assists to lead the team in points and Josh Somers, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Toledo also had goals scored by Ricky Kwapich and Tristin Snyder, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Toledo were Ben Hamilton, who had one and David Bogart, Isaiah Crawford, and Austin Turner, who contributed two each. Pittsburgh was led by Brian Dee, who scored the team's only goal. Dee scored 4:33 into the second period to make the score 1-1. James Unger provided the assist. Cody Gibson rejected 24 shots on goal for Toledo.

Peoria 1 @ Wisconsin 3 - Wisconsin beat Peoria, 3-1, in a contest where the winning goal was scored in the first period but the game remained close throughout. Thomas Hanson provided Wisconsin with the game-winning tally when he scored 8:17 into the first period. Austin Lewis provided the assist. Wisconsin's Max McConnell was a brick wall in net, as he came up with 40 saves and let only one puck past him. Wisconsin was sparked by Russel Barone, who had one goal. Barone scored on the power play 5:58 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Wisconsin.  Wisconsin additionally got points from Hanson, who also registered one goal and one assist. Wisconsin also got a goal from Ben Ratner as well. More assists for Wisconsin came via Peter Henderson, who had two. Peoria was led by Andrej Buchko, who scored the team's only goal. Buchko scored 6:55 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Wisconsin. Thomas Kolaz assisted on the tally.

 
Bauer Vaughn Custom Sports HockeyTV
USA Hockey Apex Learning Krampade Beauty Status
Lettermen Sports DASH Digital Auction Showdown K1 Sportswear OT Sports Official Game Puck Avis Car Rental
Budget Car Rental Bus.com Sixt Rent A Car HockeyTech
Schwan Super Rink Minneapolis Northwest Anchorpegs Source One Digital Let's Play Hockey
USA Hockey Magazine USA Junior Hockey Magazine Rubber Hockey Magazine