Friday night the Aberdeen Wings of the North American Hockey League took on the Minnesota Wilderness in a non-division game at the Odde Ice Center. The Wings fell short 3-1.
The Wilderness got on the board first with a goal at the 4:18 mark from Aaron Miller. They would extend their lead to 2-0 in the 2nd period with a goal from Brett Heikkila. The Aberdeen Wings would finally get on the board at the 4:23 mark with a goal from #21 Bjorn Sigurdarson (F-Reykjavik, Iceland) with assists from #24 Ronnie Hein (F-Chelsea, MI) and #29 Matt Sherman (D-White Lake, MI). Wilderness’ Aaron Miller would add another goal making it 3-1 and a home loss for the Wings. The Wilderness outshot the Wings 22-17.
BUTLER-CAT HIT OF THE GAME
Aberdeen #8 Drew Doyon (F-Indianapolis, IN)
SOUTH DAKOTA WHEATGROWERS STARS OF THE GAME
3RD STAR – Aberdeen #24 Ronnie Hein (F-Chelsea, MI)
2ND STAR – Aberdeen #14 Colin Hughes (F-Lino Lakes, MN)
1ST STAR – Aberdeen #21 Bjorn Sigurdarson (F-Reykjavik, Iceland)
The Wings take on the Wilderness tomorrow night as part of the Aberdeen Area Humane Society fundraiser weekend.