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Area Boys Hockey: Flyers blank Lightning for sixth straight win

BREEZY POINT — The Little Falls Flyers made it six in a row, getting goals from six different players, in their 6-0 win over the Northern Lakes Lightning in Thursday’s non-conference game.

Mitch Gregory and Luke Majerle found the net for Little Falls in the opening period.

After a scoreless second, the Flyers put the game on ice with goals in the third from Alex Nelson, Ben Newman, Joey Hanowski and Austin Bjorge.

Hanowski played a role in all four third-period goals, collecting three assists.

The Flyers outshot the Lightning 59-14 with Mike Stumpf perfect in goal for Little Falls and Joey Bergquist making 53 saves for Northern Lakes.

Northern Lakes 0 0 0 — 0

Little Falls 2 0 4 — 6

First period: LF-Mitch Gregory (Auggie Maciej, Alex Nelson) 6:58, LF-Luke Majerle (Ben Newman) 15:31.

Second period: none

Third period: LF-Nelson (Joey Hanowski, Majerle) 3:15, LF-Newman (Hanowski) 3:37, LF-Hanowski (Spencer Fenske, Majerle) 11:34, LF-Austin Bjorge (Hanowski) sh 12:14.

Shots on goal: LF 59, NL 14

Goalies: LF-Mike Stumpf (14 saves); NL-Joey Bergquist (53 saves)

Overall: LF 9-6, NL 6-7-1. Next: Little Falls vs. St. Cloud Tech 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at National Hockey Center; Northern Lakes vs. St. Cloud Apollo at Municipal Athletic Complex 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Detroit Lakes 3,

Wadena-DC 1

WADENA — Matt Spar scored one goal for the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines as they lost 3-1 to the Detroit Lakes Lakers in a Mid-Sate Conference game Thursday.

The Wolverines remained winless at 0-10.

Detroit Lakes 1 0 2 — 3

Wadena-Deer Creek 1 0 0 — 1

First period: WDC- Matt Spar 6:54, DL-Connor Collins (Taylor Magnuson) 16:47

Second period: no goals scored

Third period: DL-Collins (Kyle Herman) :58, DL-K. Herman (Michael Herman) 8:05

Shots on goal: WDC 15, DL 36

Goalies: WDC-Wesley Jansen (33 saves); DL-MacKenzie Steele (14 saves)

Conference: WDC 0-5 . Overall: 0-10 WDC . Next: hosts Greenway at 7 p.m. Friday.

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