Boys Hockey: Warriors secure season sweep of Alex

Haden Kruse

Brainerd’s Haden Kruse and Mike Laber each recorded a goal and an assist as the Warriors defeated the Alexandria Cardinals 3-2 Thursday, Feb. 6, at Essentia Health Sports Center in Brainerd.

Kruse’s third-period goal ended up being the game winner on an assist from Laber and Christian Kadolph

Also scoring in the Central Lakes Conference game for the Warriors was Seth Vagts who opened the scoring for Brainerd in the second period unassisted.

Eric Pohlkamp tallied an assist and goalie Luke Saiko registered 18 saves for the Warriors.

Brainerd pushed its unbeaten streak to four games and scored the season sweep of Alex. Brainerd beat Alexandria 4-1 Jan. 2.


Alexandria 0 1 1 -- 2
Brainerd 0 2 1 -- 3

Second period: Brd-Seth Vagts, Brd-Mike Laber (Eric Pohlkamp, Haden Kruse)
Third period: Brd-Kruse (Christian Kadolph, Laber)
Shots on goal: Brd 41, Alex 20
Goalies: Brd-Luke Saiko (18 saves); Alex-Christopher Loken (38 saves)
Conference: Brd 6-1-1. Overall: Brd 9-11-3. Next: Brainerd hosts Moorhead 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8.

Mike Laber

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