Weather Forecast


Area Boys Hockey: Sauk Rapids storms past Lightning

BREEZY POINT — Kegan Couture’s goal with one second remaining averted a shutout for the Northern Lakes Lightning, who lost 5-1 to the Sauk Rapids Storm in Saturday’s non-conference contest.

Gaven Bickford assisted on Couture’s power-play goal and Joey Bergquist made 41 saves for the Lightning, who were outshot 46-19.

Sauk Rapids 2 0 3 — 5

Northern Lakes 0 0 1 — 1

First period: SR-Blake Phenow (Tyler Long) pp 8:03, SR-Mitch Gwost pp 10:54

Third period: SR-Long (Gwost, Grant Chapa) 7:03, SR- Long (Phenow) pp 8:35, SR-Phenow (Luke Richardson) pp 10:13, NL-Kegan Couture (Gaven Bickford) pp 16:59

Shots on goal: NL 19, SR 46

Goalies: NL-Joey Bergquist (41 saves); SR-Will Mortenson (18 saves)

Overall: NL 9-10-1. Next: Northern Lakes hosts Prairie Centre 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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