Area Boys Hockey: Donovan's 4-goal night enough to top Panthers
BREEZY POINTS--Shane Donovan slapped in four goals with one assist for the Northern Lakes Lightning in a 7-3 Mid-State Conference victory over the Park Rapids Panthers Thursday, Jan. 17.
BREEZY POINTS-Shane Donovan slapped in four goals with one assist for the Northern Lakes Lightning in a 7-3 Mid-State Conference victory over the Park Rapids Panthers Thursday, Jan. 17.
Hunter Nybakken contributed two goals with one assist as the Lightning improved to 3-11-1.
Northern Lakes 3 1 3-7
Park Rapids 1 1 1-3
First period: NL-Shane Donovan (Hunter Nybakken, Tucker Jobe) 11:41, NL-Shane Donovan 7:24, PR-Nolan Pederson (Jack Siagle) 6:44, NL-Hunter Nybakken (Tucker Jobe) 2:52
Second period: NL-Hunter Nybakken (Shane Donovan) 15:17, PR-Carter Ocheim 12:17
Third period: NL-Shane Donovan (Owen Miller) 15:57, NL-Shane Donovan 6:13, NL-Kasey Couture, PR-Nolan Pederson (Brett Pinoniemi, Tom Melvin) 0:19
Shots on goal: NL 52, PR 28
Goalies: NL-Sam Lemieur (25 saves); PR (45 saves)
Conference: NL 2-2-1. Overall: NL 3-11-1. Next: Northern Lakes at Crookston 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19.
Prairie Centre 8, Wadena-DC 1
LONG PRAIRIE-Wyatt Hamann managed the only goal for the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines in an 8-1 Mid-State Conference loss to the Prairie Centre North Stars Thursday, Jan. 17.
Prairie Centre also beat W-DC 6-3 Dec. 18.
Goalie Josh Dykhoff recorded 23 saves for the Wolverines, who were outshot 31-19.
Prairie Centre 4 2 2-8
Wadena-DC 0 1 0-1
First period: PC-Brady Miller shg 6:38; PC-Miller 9:13; PC-Preston Sorenson (Ian Gould) 12:08; PC-Eli Fletcher (Cole Crosby) 13:38
Second period: WDC-Wyatt Hamann 1:32; PC-Hunter Fletcher (Miller) 6:38; PC-Dominic Ritter 15:56
Third period: PC-Fletcher (Gould) ppg 1:47; PC-Zach Deters (Miller) 4:21
Shots on goal: WDC 31, PC 19
Goalies: WDC-Josh Dykhoff (23 saves); PC-Isaiah DeFoe (18 saves)
Conference: WDC 1-4-1. Overall: WDC 6-9-1. Next: WDC at Bagley/Fosston 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24.