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La Crosse penalty kill dominates in 6-4 defeat of Breezy Point

La Crosse were led by Noah Hallbeck, who finished with one goal. Hallbeck scored in the third period to make the score 5-4 La Crosse. Ben Henderson provided the assist.

team\’s forwards weren\’t the only contributers offensively, and the team\’s defensemen showcased their scoring touch with three goals.La Crosse excelled on the penalty kill, only allowing Breezy Point to get one power play goal on 11 chances.La Crosse were ineffective while on the power play, as they were held to one goal off of 14 man advantages.Breezy Point were unable to stop La Crosse from sending pucks towards the net, and La Crosse eventually piled up 31 shots on goal.

Others who scored for La Crosse included Kadin Machusak, Jared Bromberg, Matt Wolter, Taylor Trapp, and Daniel Toycen, who scored one each. More assists for La Crosse came via Henderson, who had three, Sam Wenner, who had two, and Hunter Breza, Mick Nisbet, Brady Thiering, Toon De Schepper, Hunter Dolan, and JP Eykyn, who contributed one apiece.

La Crosse were unable to stop Breezy Point from sending pucks towards the net, and Breezy Point eventually piled up 39 shots on goal.

Breezy Point were helped by Austin Langworthy, who grabbed two goals.Langworthy scored the first of his two goals short handed at 19:01 into the first period to make the score 3-1 La Crosse. Tyler Larwood picked up the assist. Langworthy\’s next tally short handed made the score 3-3 in the second period. Billy Nichol assisted on the tally.Breezy Point also got points from Nick Blanchette, who also registered one goal and one assist and Larwood, who also registered one goal and one assist. Langworthy also scored for Breezy Point. In addition, Breezy Point received assists from Seyia Hayata, Nichol, Christian Lenzmeier, and Jake Tomkowiak, who each chipped in one.

La Crosse ended with 47 minutes in penalty time with six minors and one major. La Crosse ran into serious disciplinary problems during the contest, and Patrick Gazich was ejected from the game. Breezy Point ended with 47 minutes in penalty time with 11 minors and one major. For Breezy Point, Ryan Mezera was ejected from the game.

La Crosse blows out Breezy Point, 5-1

La Crosse had a four-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 5-1 win over Breezy Point.

Taylor Trapp had a great game for La Crosse, netting two goals. Trapp scored at 19:06 into the first period to make the score 2-0 La Crosse and again while 12:14 into the third to make the score 5-1 La Crosse.

La Crosse\’s Will Graves was a brick wall in net, as he came up with 29 saves and let only one puck past him. Graves certainly lowered his goals against average, which was 2.21 entering the contest.

La Crosse\’s offense rang up 37 shots on Breezy Point\’s net.

La Crosse additionally got points from Ben Johnson, who also had one goal and one assist. Others who scored for La Crosse included Hunter Breza and Ben Henderson, who each put in one. In addition, La Crosse received assists from Jared Bromberg, Jerame Schuetzle, and Kadin Machusak, who each chipped in one and Mick Nisbet and Matt Wolter, who contributed two each.

La Crosse incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors. Breezy Point\’s Christian Sanzottera stopped 32 shots out of the 37 that he faced. Breezy Point incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with seven minors.

Breezy Point completes comeback, beats Minnesota, 4-3

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.

Breezy Point beats Minnesota 7-4 as Laven gets hat trick

Minnesota could not stop Breezy Point\’s Josh Laven, who tallied a hat trick in a 7-4 win.

Laven\’s first goal came 7:31 into the first period. He then added goals at 2:07 into the second and at 9:55 into the third.

Breezy Point forced Minnesota\’s goalies to work between the pipes, launching 37 shots and forcing 30 saves. Brady Griffin made 19 stops and Dakota McDonald made 11. Breezy Point\’s goal total was higher than its season average. Breezy Point averages 3.0 goals per game.

Breezy Point additionally got points from Ryan Mezera, who also grabbed one goal and two assists. Others who scored for Breezy Point included Christian Lenzmeier, Tyler Larwood, and Seyia Hayata, who scored one goal each. In addition, Breezy Point received assists from Cyril Nagurski, Jarett Green, Nick Blanchette, Adam Lund, and Reise Kieffer, who each chipped in one and Jake Tomkowiak and Torin Foundos, who contributed two each.

Minnesota was helped by Joe Guimont, who registered one goal and one assist. Guimont scored 9:02 into the second period to make the score 4-3 Minnesota. Ty Ennis provided the assist. Minnesota also got points from Ennis, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Minnesota also had goals scored by Tre Opack and Jacob Aberwald, who each put in one. More assists for Minnesota came via Ryan Conybear, who had two and Tyler Leverty, Jacob Cox, Frankie Moore, and Alec Skar, who each chipped in one.

Breezy Point took out Christian Sanzottera after he had made 11 saves and installed Dylan Barnes in goal, where he finished with 13 saves and the win. Breezy Point totaled 17 minutes in penalty time with one minor and one major and went 1-for-3 on the power play. Minnesota totaled 21 minutes in penalty time with three minors and one major and went 0-for-1 on the power play.

Breezy Point rides Paupore to victory over Minnesota, 5-1

Wes Paupore had a standout game with 25 saves, and Breezy Point beat Minnesota 5-1.

Breezy Point was led by Ryan Mezera, who had one goal and one assist. Mezera scored on the power play 17:46 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Breezy Point. Breezy Point earned a power play opportunity when Jacob Cox was put in the box for boarding. Nick Blanchette picked up the assist.

Breezy Point\’s offense rang up 51 shots on Minnesota\’s net. Breezy Point surpassed its usual scoring output this season. This season, Breezy Point averages 2.9 goals per contest.

Breezy Point also had goals scored by Alec Hooper, Jake Tomkowiak, Kyle Klatt, and Austin Langworthy, who scored one goal each. In addition, Breezy Point received assists from Tyler Larwood, who had two and Christian Lenzmeier, Billy Nichol, Reise Kieffer, and Torin Foundos, who contributed one each.

Breezy Point totaled 36 minutes in penalty time with three minors and two majors and went 1-for-3 on the power play. Minnesota\’s Dakota McDonald stopped 46 shots out of the 51 that he faced. Minnesota totaled 38 minutes in penalty time with four minors and two majors and went 0-for-2 on the power play.

Breezy Point falls to Granite City in overtime, 4-3 (OT)

Granite City pulled out a 4-3 (OT) overtime victory over Breezy Point on a clutch goal by Tyler Mros.

Granite City was sparked by Mros, who racked up one goal and one assist. Mros scored 53 seconds into overtime to make the score 4-3 Granite City. Tanner Skaja provided the assist.

Granite City kept Breezy Point\’s goalie busy throughout the game, and Christian Sanzottera made 38 saves on 42 shots.

Granite City also got points from Tommy Hall, who also registered one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Granite City included Spencer Zwiener and Mathew Sprink, who each put in one. In addition, Granite City received assists from Casey Esselman and Adam Marty, who contributed two each.

Breezy Point stifled Granite City\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man.

Breezy Point was helped by Seyia Hayata, who tallied one goal. Hayata scored on the power play 2:13 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Breezy Point. Breezy Point had gotten the advantage when Granite City\’s Mros was sent off for boarding. Tyler Larwood picked up the assist. Breezy Point additionally got points from Larwood, who also grabbed one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Breezy Point also got a goal from Christian Lenzmeier as well. More assists for Breezy Point came via Nick Blanchette, Jake Tomkowiak, and Austin Langworthy, who each chipped in one.

Granite City\’s Mac Berglove stopped 15 shots out of the 18 that he faced. Granite City incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. Breezy Point incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.

CORY DENNIS CALLED UP TO KENAI RIVER BROWN BEARS

Breezy Point, MN – The Breezy Point North Stars, members of the NA3HL, announced that defenseman Cory Dennis has been called up to the North American Hockey League’s Kenai River Brown Bears.

“Cory is a very smart defenseman who skates extremely well,” said head coach Josh Dallmann. “We wish Cory the best of luck with his bright future.”

In 37 games this season with the North Stars, Dennis has two goals and ten assists for 12 points and just four minutes in penalties. Earlier in the season, the Kenai River Brown Bears named former North Stars bench boss Jeff Worlton as their head coach.

The Breezy Point North Stars are members of the NA3HL. Follow the North Stars on Facebook (Facebook.com/breezypointnorthstarsjrhockey) and Twitter (@bpnorthstars).

PAIR OF NORTH STARS COMMIT TO JAMESTOWN UNIVERSITY

Breezy Point, MN – The Breezy Point North Stars, members of the NA3HL, announced that Nick Blanchette and Torin Foundos have committed to play D1 ACHA collegiate ice hockey at Jamestown University following their junior careers.

Nick Blanchette, a forward in his second season with the North Stars, has already recorded more points in 35 games this year than the entire 2014-15 campaign. In 35 games, Blanchette has 15 points. Last year in 42 games played, the Minnesota native picked up 12 points. ”Nick is a big forward that has good skill and will be a good powerful forward at the next level,” said head coach Josh Dallmann.  “We wish Nick the best of luck at school.”

In his first season with the North Stars, Torin Foundos has five points in 37 games. “Torin is a shifty forward that goes to the hard areas,” said Dallmann.  “He has been playing this level for a while and it’s good to see him achieve his goals. We also wish Torin the best of luck in school.”  Before coming to Breezy Point, Foundos spent time with the Minnesota Flying Aces and Billings Bulls of the NA3HL.

The Breezy Point North Stars are members of the NA3HL. Follow the North Stars on Facebook (Facebook.com/breezypointnorthstarsjrhockey) and Twitter (@bpnorthstars).

Alexandria uses big second period to beat Breezy Point, 8-4

Alexandria used a three-goal second period to put away Breezy Point, 8-4.

Alexandria got the win on the strength of a great game by Louis Gerzin, who had one goal and two assists. Gerzin scored 13:45 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Tony Arias assisted on the tally.

Alexandria pulled out the victory even though it was hit with 47 penalty minutes.

Alexandria forced Breezy Point\’s goalies to work hard to keep the puck out of the net, firing 51 shots and forcing 43 saves. Dylan Barnes made 41 stops and Wes Paupore made two. Alexandria found the back of the net more times than it usually has this season. This season, Alexandria averages 4.0 goals per contest.

Alexandria additionally got points from Tyler Frischmon, who also finished with one goal and four assists to lead the team in points, Arias, who also tallied two goals and one assist, and AJ Gullickson, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Alexandria also had goals scored by Caleb Anderson, who had two and Jack Mellstrom and David Carey, who each put in one. More assists for Alexandria came via Trent Olson, who had two, Logan Norman, who had three, and Dawson Ellingsworth and Jack Cernohous, who each chipped in one.

Breezy Point forced its penalty killing units to work especially hard during the game, picking up seven minors and one major for 29 minutes in penalty time. The total exceeded the 19.0 minutes per game Breezy Point had been spending in the box.

Breezy Point was led by Tyler Larwood, who had one goal and three assists. Larwood scored short handed 12:52 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Breezy Point. Breezy Point played down a man on Sean Viti\’s hooking. Others who scored for Breezy Point included Jake Tomkowiak and Kyle Klatt, who scored one goal each. In addition, Breezy Point received assists from Patrik Johansson, Austin Langworthy, and Ryan Mezera, who contributed one each.

Brey Effertz recorded 23 saves for Alexandria. Alexandria registered two goals on eight power play opportunities. Breezy Point registered one goal on six power play opportunities.