Spring Lake Park 4, Totino-Grace 3, OT. Mickey Zeller and Zach Zemlicka each tallied a goal and two assists to lead the Panthers’ offense, and both assisted on Jack McKusick’s overtime game-winner. Zeller’s goal was scored short-handed midway through the second period. Steven Lastovich made 40 saves for the Panthers, while Will Larson of the Eagles stopped 30 shots. Thomas Jerich led the Eagles with one goal and one assist.
Stillwater 3, Woodbury 2. Joseph Stengl scored twice in the Ponies’ win, each time temporarily giving his team a one-goal lead. After the Royals’ Trent Stene and Brad Mauder each scored to even the score, the Ponies’ Cooper Wylie netted the game-winning goal with 39 seconds left in the third period. The Royals’ Isaac Woutila stopped 30 shots while Jesse Brown of the Ponies made 24 saves.
Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato 2, Marshall 1. Paul Raisanen and Cole Evjen’s goals just 46 seconds apart late in the first period were enough to send the Dragons home with the win. After giving up the first-period goals, Tigers goaltender Dominik Caspers was perfect the rest of the way, making 34 saves in the final 34 minutes of the game and 45 saves total. Noah Versaevel broke Dragons goalie Darby Halonen’s shutout bid with three seconds left in the game. Halonen made 13 saves.
Buffalo 2, Chanhassen 1. Devin Huebner scored both late-period Bison goals, the first with less than one minute to go in the first period. The Storm’s Tyler Davidson tied the score at one goal apiece in the second, a score that would hold until Huebner netted his second goal with 33 seconds on the clock in the third. Nathan Mueller made 18 saves for the Bison, while Cade Corbin of the Storm made 36 saves.
Minnetonka 7, Benilde-St. Margaret’s 3. Four players tallied three or more points in the Skippers’ win, with Bobby Brink and Joe Molenaar each recording a hat trick. Molenaar added an assist on one of Brink’s goals. The lead changed four times in the first 18 minutes of the game before Brink and Molenaar each scored two goals in the final 19 minutes to seal the win for the Skippers. Joe Collins (two goals) and Dylan Hoen (three assists) led the offense for the Red Knights. Jon Howe made 20 saves in net for the Skippers while the Red Knights’ Carson Limesand stopped 33 shots.