Chambers sparks Lightning to 2 wins
BROOKLYN CENTER - Connor Chambers scored two goals, including the game-winner, as the Northern Lakes Lightning beat the North Metro Stars 3-2 in a non-conference game Saturday.
Joey Bergquist stopped the puck 37 times and Kyler Decent scored one goal for the Lightning, who improved to 8-5-1.
Northern Lakes 1 0 2-3
North Metro 0 1 1-2
First period: NL-Connor Chambers ppg 7:33
Second period: NM-Brent Ricci (Nate Anderson) shg 6:10
Third period: NL-Kyler Decent (Connor Chambers) 4:18, NM-Nate Anderson (Daulton Drews) 13:51, NL-Connor Chambers (Tyler Heinlen) 15:59
Shots on goal: NL 20, NM 39
Goalies: NL-Joey Bergquist (37 saves), NM-Alex Helfricht (17 saves)
Overall: NL 8-5-1. Next: Park Rapids vs. Northern Lakes at Breezy Point 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Wadena-Deer Creek 7, Kittson Central 2
LONG PRAIRIE - Bridger Pettit recorded a hat trick as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines snapped a six-game losing streak with a 7-2 win over the Kittson Central Bearcats in a non-conference game Saturday.
Taylor Bienusa and Mitchell Swanson each scored two goals apiece for the Wolverines and goalie Dylan Isola had 27 saves.
Kittson Central 0 2 0 - 2
Wadena-Deer Creek 4 1 2 - 7
First period: WDC-Taylor Bienusa (Bridger Pettit) 2:41, WDC-Bridger Pettit 2:57, WDC-Bridger Pettit (Christian Berg, Taylor Bienusa) ppg 5:48, WDC-Taylor Bienusa 7:01
Second period: KC-Kyle Petersburg 3:14, WDC-Bridger Pettit (David Naijar, Taylor Bienusa) ppg 6:37, KC-Kyle Petersburg (Markas Dahl) ppg 12:46
Third period: WDC-Mitchell Swanson (Trenton Wollenburg, Matthew Stone) 4:29, WDC-Mitchell Swanson (Trenton Wollenburg, Shane Motschenbacher) 12:13
Shots on goal: KC 29, WDC 43
Goalies: KC-Jackson Klein (25 saves), Tucker Cosley (11 saves), WDC-Dylan Isola (27 saves)
Overall: WDC 4-12-0. Next: St. Cloud Apollo vs. Wadena-Deer Creek at Long Prairie 3 p.m. Saturday.
Northern Lakes 7, Kittson Central 4
CROSBY - Connor Chambers tallied three goals and an assist and Kyler Decent recorded a goal and three assists in the Northern Lakes Lightning's 7-4 victory over the Kittson Central Bearcats Friday.
Gaven Bickford and Kegan Couture tallied the other goals for Northern Lakes.
Kittson Central 1 2 1 - 4
Northern Lakes 3 1 3 - 7
First period: KC-Markas Dahl 2:39; NL-Connor Chambers (Kyler Decent) ppg 8:54; NL-Gaven Bickford (Decent) 8:36; NL-Chambers (Kegan Couture) :09
Second period: NL-Decent (Andy Sorben, Chambers) ppg 16:25; KC-Markas Dahl (Kyle Petersburg, Devan Schuler) 6:53; KC-Petersburg (J.P. Mortenson, Dalton Klegstad) 4:17
Third period: NL-Couture (Aspen Florey) shg 7:52; KC-Zach Gatheridge (Nick Kasprowicz, Alex Hunt) 5:57; NL-Chambers (Jake Box) 4:35; NL-Tyler Heinlen (Decent, Blake Demars) eng 1:25
Shots on goal: NL 40, KC 25
Goalies: NL-Joe Herda (21 save), KC-Jackson Klein (33 saves)