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Henneman lifts Sartell-St. Stephen past Minneapolis in overtime

By Matthew Davis, SportsEngine, 01/25/19, 9:00AM CST


After being sent to the penalty box in the first period, which led to a goal, the Sabres senior redeemed himself with the game-winner.

Sartell-St. Stephen's Jack Hennemann turns up ice as Minneapolis' Henry Evenson pursues. Hennemann scored the game-winner with :36 left in overtime as the Sabres defeated the Storm 4-3. Photo by Jeff Lawler, SportsEngine

Sartell-St. Stephen’s Jack Hennemann put an exclamation point on a game in Minneapolis that didn’t begin well for him.

Sartell-St. Stephen's Hayden Walters watches a play develop Thursday night against Minneapolis. Walters had two goals in the Sabres' 4-3 overtime victory over the Storm. Photo by Jeff Lawler, SportsEngine

First report

Sartell-St. Stephen, ranked No. 9 in the Class 1A state coaches' poll, rallied from two goals down to beat Minneapolis 4-3 in overtime Thursday at the Parade Ice Garden in Minneapolis.

The Sabres (13-5-0, 6-2-0) got a game-winning goal from senior forward Jack Henneman with 36.3 seconds left in overtime. Henneman bounced back from a slow start where his first-period penalty led to a power-play goal by Minneapolis sophomore forward Francis Lindgren.

Minneapolis (7-10-3, 1-1-0) couldn’t sustain the two-goal lead it built in the first period.

Sartell-St. Stephen scored twice in the first period to make it 3-2 before tying the game 3-3 in the third.  Sabres senior forward Nick Plautz scored the third goal to force overtime.

Minneapolis' Walter Tuli Eisenbeis brings the puck through the neutral zone against Sartell-St. Stephen Thursday night. The Storm fell to the Sabres 4-3 in overtime at Parade Ice Garden. Photo by Jeff Lawler, SportsEngine

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