Friday Finals: Murphy’s big night for Wings shuffles Central standings
OCTOBER 19, 2019
Aberdeen 4 @ MN Wilderness 3 (OT) – Riley Murphy had a hat-trick, which included two goals in the 3rd period and the overtime-winner, as the Wings picked up a big 4-3 road win in Cloquet. The Wilderness held a 2-1 lead through two periods as Eric Fawkes and Nate Horn scored for the home side, while Antonio DiPaolo had the Wings goal. In the 3rd period, Murphy scored twice to give the Wings a 3-2 lead, only to see the Wilderness tie the game in the final minute of regulation on a goal from Zach Michaelis. In the overtime, Murphy completed his hat-trick with the game-winner from the high slot. Wings goalie Jake Sibell made 34 saves in the win, while Kaleb Johnson made 33 saves in the loss.
The two teams will once again meet tonight in Cloquet, MN. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:05pm Central. You can catch all the action at Buffalo Wings & Rings in Aberdeen or by logging on to HockeyTV.com. Tune in to hear all the action on 94.1 The Rock, HubCityRadio.com or The Rock App.
The Wings return to the Odde next Friday & Saturday to take on the Wilderness. $10 GA tickets are on sale NOW at any of the 4 C-Express locations with an additional purchase, or upgrade to reserved by calling Aaron @ 605-380-5852.