Central Division Semi-Finals, Game 1: Aberdeen Wings 3 @ Minot Minotauros 1 (Aberdeen leads series, 1-0) – The Aberdeen Wings grabbed an early lead to help them climb to a 3-1 victory over the Minot Minotauros in Game 1 of this Central Division Semi-Final. Kevin Fitzgerald opened the game with a goal at 11:53 of the first period, with help from Carson Dimoff and Logan Jenuwine. With the goal, the Wings go up 1-0 after twenty minutes. Jenuwine scores one of his own at 7:36 – the lone goal of the second period – to put the Wings up 2-0 after two periods of play. Logan had help from Dimoff and Fitzgerald. Miroslav Mucha cut the lead in half with unassisted Minot goal at 2:8 of the first period. Colin Raver then notches an empty net goal for Aberdeen, securing the win at 18:54 of the third period. Aberdeen’s Forbes Ploszaj and Austin Park of Minot each made 23 saves in Game 1. The Aberdeen Wings lead the series 1-0 in the Central Division Semi-Finals. Boxscore

The two teams will meet again tonight in Minot!  Game time will be 7:35!  You can watch the action at Buffalo Wings & Rings in Aberdeen or on HockeyTV.com.  As always you can listen to the game on 94.1 The Rock, HubCityRadio.com or the Hub City Radio App!

The Wings return home to the Odde next Friday April 21st for game 3!