Aberdeen 3 @ Minot 1 – Taking control of the third period, the Aberdeen Wings snagged a road victory from Minot on Friday night. Aberdeen’s Trystan Isenhour opened the scoring in the second period. Minot would respond just minutes later with a goal from Reid Stefanson. In the third, two Aberdeen goals from Kevin Fitzgerald and Carson Dimoff put the Wings ahead to earn their win. Arttu Kulmala took the win in net for Aberdeen with 29 saves, while Minot’s Lucas Murray made 32 saves in the Minotauros’ loss. Boxscore
Aberdeen 4 @ Minot 5 (SO) – A come-from-behind victory gave Minot their win at home on Saturday night. Minot scored the last three goals of regulation to force a shootout. Minot regulation goals came from Jack Murphy, Derek Frentz, and Alex Adams (2). Aberdeen regulation goals were scored by Riley Murphy, Joey Strada, Kevin Fitzgerald, and Trey Bagwell. In the shootout, Minot found the net twice, while Aberdeen only saw one goal go in. Lucas Murray took the win in net for Minot, making 22 saves in 31:48 minutes played. Murray stepped in for relief for Austin Park in the second period, who was credited with 13 saves in 28:12 played. Aberdeen’s Arrtu Kulmala was given the loss in net despite a 44 save effort. Boxscore
The Wings are back on the road Friday in Brookings then come home Saturday to take on Minot. Saturday is the Camp Dream Makers Jersey Auction! We’ll see you at the Odde!