CROOKSTON — Robby Kuchinski-Helgeson tallied three goals and Reece Hubbard finished with a goal and five assists as Little Falls plastered the Crookston Pirates 7-3 Saturday, Nov. 30.
The Flyers scored the game’s first five goals with Hubbard tallying the first. Kuchinski-Helgeson scored twice on the power play as Little Falls finished 3-of-8 on the man advantage.
Nicholas Stevens, Gunnar Gustafson and Matt Filippi also scored for the Flyers who peppered Pirates’ goalie Noah Dragseth with 60 shots. Filippi added three assists and Joe Majerle assisted on two goals.
Dana Couture finished with 20 saves for Little Falls.
Crookston 0 2 1 -- 3
Little Falls 2 4 1 -- 7
First period: LF-Reece Hubbard (Gabe Hirsch, Joe Majerle) 9:25; LF-Robby Kuchinski-Helgeson (Matt Filippi, Reece Hubbard) ppg 12:00
Second period: LF-Kuchinski-Helgeson (Majerle, Hubbard) ppg 6:36; LF-Nicholas Stevens (Hubbard) 8:15; LF-Gunnar Gustafson (Filippi) 9:06; C-Ben Andringa (Leyton Salentine, Kaleb Thingelstad) 10:40; C-Jack Doda shg 14:13; LF-Filippi (Hubbard) 14:44
Third period: Kuchinski-Helgeson (Filippi, Hubbard) 7:19; C-Doda (Nick Schulz) 16:50
Shots on goal: LF 60, C 23
Goalies: LF-Dana Couture (20 saves); C-Noah Dragseth (53 saves)
Overall: LF 3-1-1. Next: Little Falls at Wadena-Deer Creek 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5.