Friday, November 26, 2010

Ice Wolves 8 - Stars 1

Thursday night in Stanley Mission the Battlefords North Stars fell 8-1 to the defendinn champs from La Ronge. Travis Eggum scored four goals while his linemates Marc-Andre Carre and Doug Lindensmith also had big nights offensively.

The Stars opened the scoring mid-way through the first period when Travis Cech potted one from the slot.

Moments later Travis Eggum tied it, and then Doug Lindensmith made it 2-1 Ice Wolves.

The Wolves scored early in the second on a power-play (Carre) and added two more (Eggum and Herauf) in the first 3:26, and before you knew it, the score was 5-1.Eggum added one more in the second to complete the hat-trick and La Ronge led 6-1 after two.

Eggum added a fourth in the third and
Phil Cliché scored with 17 seconds left to make it an 8-1 final.

The victory moves La Ronge into first place in the Bauer Conference. The Stars remain in fifth with a record of 12-14-1-1.

The Stars are off to Nipawin for a big four-pointer against Nipawin. The Hawks trail the Stars by eight points in the Bauer Conference but they do have four games in hand.

You can expect a preview posted on the blog sometime this afternoon.

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