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Area Boys Hockey: Chambers, Couture combine for seven goals in win

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WADENA — Connor Chambers scored four goals and Kegan Couture three for the Northern Lakes Lightning as they made it four wins in five games by defeating the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 9-5 in a Mid-State Conference game Tuesday.


Mitchell Swanson was the leading scorer for the Wolverines with two goals.

Goalie Joe Herda had 37 saves for Northern Lakes, which is 4-5 overall.

W-DC falls to 0-7 overall.

Wadena-Deer Creek 2 2 1 — 5

Northern Lakes 4 3 2 — 9

First period: NL-Kegan Couture (Connor Chambers) 0:00, NL-Chambers (Couture) 8:18, WDC-Mitchell Swanson (Bridger Pettit) 9:31, NL-Kyle Narveson (Nick Blanchette, Hunter Leslie) 11:03, NL-Couture (Chambers) 11:14, WDC-Swanson (Pettit, Christian Berg) 16:08

Second period: NL-Chambers (Andy Sorben) 0:08, NL-Chambers (Sorben) 0:26, WDC-Mike Paavola (Mason Freeman) 00:58, NL-Chambers (Sorben) 13:23, WDC-Christian Berg 15:49

Third period: NL-Couture (Sorben, Chambers) 0:15, NL-Dillon Johnson (Chambers) 4:20, WDC-Pettit (Swanson) 16:46

Shots on goal: NL 35, WDC 42

Goalies: NL-1 Joe Herda(37 saves); WDC- Wesley Janson (26 saves)

Conference: NL 1-1, WDC 0-2. Overall: NL 4-5, WDC 0-7. Next: Northern Lakes at St. Cloud tournament Dec. 27-29; W-DC at Fergus Falls 7:30 p.m. Jan. 3.