Boys Hockey: Warriors comeback to force a tie against Rams

Ian Aadland

ROSEAU — Ian Aadland scored a pair of goals for the Brainerd Warriors who battled to a 4-4 overtime tie with the Roseau Rams Saturday, Feb. 1, in a Section 8-2A contest.

Roseau beat the Warriors 8-4 Jan. 3 at Brainerd.

The Rams claimed a 3-0 lead with three unanswered goals in the first.

Aadland tallied his first goal and a Haden Kruse score in the second made it 3-2 headed into the final period.

Jacob Drietz evened the score with an assist from Aadland at 9:13 before Roseau reclaimed the lead at 12:53. Less than a minute later, Aadland scored a power-play goal with an assist from Mike Laber to force the overtime.


The Rams finished with a 38-32 shots on goal advantage with Warrior goalie Luke Saiko collecting 34 saves.

Roseau 3 0 1 0 -- 4
Brainerd 0 2 2 0 -- 4

First period: R-Adam Severson (Paul Huglen, Hanson O’Leary) 8:20; R-Huglen (Gavin Helgeland) 10:13; R-Daniel Wensloff (Huglen) 13:06
Second period: Brd-Ian Aadland (Christian Kadolph) 2:07; Brd-Haden Kruse 7:18
Third period: Brd-Jacob Drietz (Aadland) 9:13; R-Gavin Gunderson (Judd Ginther, Max Strand) 12:53; Brd-Aadland (Mike Laber) ppg 13:33.
Shots on goal: Brd 32, R 38
Goalies: Brd-Luke Saiko (34 saves); R-Andrew Tuttle (28 saves)
Overall: Brd 7-11-2. Next: Brainerd hosts Sauk Rapids-Rice 7:15 p.m Monday, Feb. 3.
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