Saturday Scores: Strong and Kelly lead Blizzard to weekend wins
New Ulm Steel 1 @ Alexandria Blizzard 2 (OT) - Dallas Duckson starts off the game with a goal for the Blizzard. Then in the third period James Spaargaren tied up the game with a goal for the Steel. Caleb Strong of the Blizzard goes coast-to-coast to score the game winning goal during overtime. Atticus Kelly, the goaltender of the Blizzard, saved 34 of the 35 shots he faced. Griffin Foster, the goaltender of the Steel, saved 39 of the 41 shots he faced.
Oregon Tradesmen 1 @ Rochester Grizzlies 6 - The Grizzlies scored six goals in their 5th straight win with the help of: Blake Arneson, Hunter Wilmes (2), Cole Gibson, Joey Fodstad, and Matthew DeRosa. Parker Severson finishes off the game with a goal for the Tradesmen. With the win, the Grizzlies are just a few wins away from clinching the Central Division regular season title.
Butte Cobras 2 @ Missoula Junior Bruins 6 - The Bruins dominate the first two periods with two goals during each period. These goals were earned by Trevor Prince (2), Pabloe Frank, and Cayce Balk. Then the Cobras start off the third period with two goals. These goals were earned by Jonah Gilbert and Kyler Garsjo. The Bruins closed out the game with two final goals from Pablo Frank and Owen Miley. Maxim Currie, the goaltender of the Bruins, saved 18 of the 20 shots he faced. Nikolai Wallery, the goaltender of the Cobras, saved 17 of the 23 shots he faced.
New England Sharks 4 @ Bay State Bobcats 5 (SO) - George Fomin started off the game with a goal for the Sharks. Then the Bobcats put in two goals by JayVon Fogelgren and John Kosa. The Sharks fought back hard with three goals by Mason Mulneaux, Aleksandr Gamzatov, and Anderson O’Connor. The Bobcats finished off the normal play with two goals by John Rynne and Karls Nordin. The Bobcats won in the 10th round of the shootout with a goal from Ronnie Bregante.
Springfield Jr. Hat Tricks 6 @ Northeast Generals 8 - The first period consisted of two goals from the Jr. Hat Tricks. These goals were scored by Nick Cullinan and Matti Tauriainen. James Clarke started off the second period with a goal for the Generals. Then Cole Madzey of the Jr. Hat Tricks found his way to the back of the net. Jacob Kaminski and James Clarke both add goals to the scoreboard for the Generals. Jake Oldham closed out the second period with a goal for the Jr. Hat Tricks. Nick Cullinan capitalized on a scoring opportunity for the Jr. Hat Tricks. The Generals scored four goals with the help of: Gijs De Schepper (2), Payton Felix, and Nick Wracker. Kolby Donovan finds his way to the back of the net for the Jr. Hat Tricks. Payton Felix ends the game with a goal for the Generals.
Wausau RiverWolves 1 @ St. Louis Jr. Blues 4 - Tommy Raith starts off the action in the second period with a goal for the RiverWolves. The Jr. Blues dominate the rest of the game with four goals. These four goals were earned byJared Bratton, Matt McGowan (2), and Mike Deeba. Danny Fraga, the goaltender of the Jr. Blues, saved 24 of the 25 shots he faced. Mitch Miscevich, the goaltender of the RiverWolves, saved 41 of the 45 shots he faced.
Granite City Lumberjacks 3 @ North Iowa Bulls 2 (SO) - Carson Jones of the Bulls started off the action with a goal. Troy Dahlheimer was not far behind with a goal for the Lumberjacks. Caden Smith put another point on the board for the Bulls. Brockston Masseth ties up the game with a goal for the Lumberjacks. No one scored during over time. Zach Kilen ended up with the shootout winner for the Lumberjacks. Bailey Huber, the goaltender of the Lumberjacks, saved 27 of the 29 shots he faced. Evan Babekuhl, the goaltender of the Bulls, saved 22 of the 24 shots he faced.
Helena Bighorns 1 @ Great Falls Americans 2 (SO) - This was a very even matchup tonight. Alex Bailey put up a point for the Bighorns. Daniel Crutcher put up a point for the Americans. The Americans ended up winning the game in a shootout thanks to a goal from Jackson Henningsgard. Trever Mellen, the goaltender of the Americans, saved 35 of the 36 shots he faced. Anthony Adleman, the goaltender of the Bighorns, saved 54 of the 55 shots he faced.
Sheridan Hawks 4 @ Bozeman Icedogs 3 (SO) - Jacob Cumings scored the first goal for the Hawks. Then Jake Enders scored the first goal for the Icedogs. Blake Billings finds his way to the back of the net for the Hawks. Kamden Sengheiser capitalizes on a scoring opportunity for the Icedogs. Jack Harris puts the Hawks in the lead with a goal. Kamden Sengheiser ties up the game with his second goal of the night for the Icedogs. Jack Harris keeps the Hawks winning streak alive with the shootout winner.
Yellowstone Quake 3 @ Gillette Wild 4 - The Quake are the first to the scoreboard with a goal from Joe McCormick. Then the Wild put three pucks to the back of the net. These three goals were earned by Mitchell Vekich, Tristan Baker, and Brock Trboyevich. Keegan Ferguson gets two back-to-back goals for the Quake. Tucker Lien finishes off the game with a goal for the Wild. Alex Shaults, the goaltender of the Wild, saved 37 of the 40 shots on net. Connor Carroll, the goaltender of the Quake, saved 31 of the 35 shots on net.
Mid Cities Jr. Stars 0 @ Atlanta Capitals 6 - Joe Pearson, the goaltender of the Capitals, earned himself a shutout. The six Capitals goals were scored by: Gunner Moore, Vyacheslav Nilov (2), Yevgeni Govorushko, Brandon Plummer, and Nicholas Cyprian.
El Paso Rhinos 7 @ Louisiana Drillers 2 - The Rhinos put in four goals with the help of Trey Erramouspe, Colin Kerchoff, Jacob Robinson, and Cole Schneider. Then Josh Hirp of the Drillers drilled in two back to back goals. The Rhinos scored three more goals that were earned by John Mulvihill, Eric Easterson, and Ian Carpenter. Ryan Nocerino, the goaltender of the Rhinos, saved 18 of the 20 shots he faced. Kyle Karoleski, the goaltender of the Drillers, saved 42 of the 49 shots he faced.
Milwaukee Power 3 @ Peoria Mustangs 6 - The Power started off the game with two goals from Michael Dalaly and Brady Rossbach. Then Connor Bennett of the Mustangs found his way to the back of the net. Nate Stone of the Power found his way onto the scoresheet. The Mustangs found their momentum and held onto it. They put in five goals with the help of: Ibriham Arifi, Jared Wisely, Ethan Chesney, Rickey Jones, and George Giese.
Texas Brahmas 3 @ Oklahoma City Blazers 2 (OT) - Matej Palfy of the Brahmas started off the action in the second period with a goal. Then Tristan Rand put the Blazers on the scoreboard. Leevi Selanne put the Brahmas in the lead with a goal. Artem Korolev of the Blazers scored to tie the game up. Jack Cooper of the Brahmas scored the game winning goal in overtime.