Area Girls Hockey: Palm's hat trick lifts Northern Lakes
BREEZY POINT —Alex Palm recorded a hat trick for the North Lakes Lightning as they defeated the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek Thunder 7-0 in the Mid-State Conference opener for both teams Tuesday night.
Goalie Madison Galligan aided the shutout with 16 saves for the Lightning.
Sarah Holm made 31 saves for the Thunder.
LP-GE/W-DC 0 0 0 — 0
Northern Lakes 2 2 3 — 7
First period: NL-Alex Palm (Stephanie DeGrote) 15:08, NL-Megan Snyder (Kaylyn Eggena) 8:16
Second period: NL-Palm (Mariah Reed) 11:00, NL-Eggena (Mandy Carlson) 2:21
Third period: NL-Reed (Erika Monson) 14:43, NL-Palm (Snyder, Reed) 9:54, NL-Carlson (Palm) 1:46
Shots on goal: NL 38, LP-GE/W-DC 16
Goalies: NL- Madison Galligan (16 saves); LP-GE/W-DC- 30 Sarah Holm (31 saves)
Conference: NL 1-0, LP-GE/W-DC 0-1. Overall: NL 2-6, LP-GE/W-DC 1-6. Next: Northern Lakes at Hibbing 7:30 p.m. Thursday; LPGEWDC vs. Metro in Schwan Cup Green Division 8 p.m. Dec. 28 at Blaine.