Breezy Point climbed out of a two-goal hole to beat Minnesota, 4-3.
Breezy Point let multiple leads slip away before eventually digging out of a two hole to pick up the win. Breezy Point took a 1-0 advantage on a goal by Nick Blanchette at 7:47 in the first period. Breezy Point found itself down 3-1 after Minnesota\’s Kyle Wendorf put the puck home on the power play at 10:35 in the second period. After tying things up at 3-3 on a power play goal by Christian Lenzmeier at 4:33 in the third, Breezy Point got the game-winner from Jarett Green at 8:52 in the third period.
Breezy Point was led by Green, who registered one goal.
Team\’s forwards weren\’t the only contributers offensively, and the team\’s defensemen showcased their scoring touch with three goals.
Breezy Point additionally got points from Alec Hooper, who also grabbed one goal and one assist, Blanchette, who also had one goal and one assist, and Lenzmeier, who also racked up one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. More assists for Breezy Point came via Patrik Johansson, Jake Tomkowiak, Tyler Larwood, Seyia Hayata, and Ryan Mezera, who contributed one each.
Minnesota was led by Alec Skar, who registered one goal and one assist. Skar scored 13:57 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Minnesota. Ty Ennis picked up the assist. Minnesota also got a goal from Jacob Aberwald as well. In addition, Minnesota received assists from Jacob Cox, Lucas Mutschelknaus, Frankie Moore, and Tre Opack, who each chipped in one.
Breezy Point\’s Christian Sanzottera stopped 24 shots out of the 27 that he faced. Breezy Point incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Dakota McDonald rejected 25 shots on goal for Minnesota. Minnesota totaled nine minutes in penalty time with two minors and one major and went 1-for-4 on the power play.