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Area Boys Hockey: Lightning fall in opener

BRECKENRIDGE — Nick Blanchette scored off a Ben Moe assist in the third period of the Northern Lakes Lightnings’ 2-1 season-opening loss to Breckenridge Saturday.

Mitch Stangel collected 18 saves for Northern Lakes.

Breckenridge 1 1 0 — 2

Northern Lakes 0 0 1 — 1

First period: B-Zach Reiff (Clay Bassingthwaite, Brandon Wixo) ppg 9:44

Second period: B-Joseph Smith (Austin Hagstrom) 13:11

Third period: NL-Nick Blanchette (Ben Moe) 6:02

Shots on goal: NL 24, B 20

Goalies: NL-Mitch Stangel (18 saves); B-Michael Withuski (23 saves)

Overall: NL 0-1. Next: Northern Lakes at Detroit Lakes 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

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