The Aberdeen Wings (12-6-1) took on the Minnesota Magicians in Richfield, MN on Saturday night.
After a thrilling win Friday night, which saw the Wings scoring with one second left in the game to tie it up and winning in a shootout, Saturday night was all about offense for the Wings. In the first period, at the 8:32 mark the Wings got on the board with a power play goal from #19 Colin O’Neill (F-Odenton, MD) scoring his first goal of the season. The assists came from #11 TJ Roo (F-Champlain Park, MN) and #21 Bjorn Sigurdarson (F-Reykjavik, Iceland). Aberdeen would take the 1-0 lead into the first intermission.
In the second period, at the 3:34 mark #25 Lennart Palausch (F-Mannheim, Germany) would increase the lead to 2-0 with an assist from #11 TJ Roo. After Aberdeen’s Horton and Minnesota’s McKenzie would get into a tilt, at the 16:35 mark #16 Kyle Haak (F-Okemos, MI) would find the back of the net with an assist from #11 TJ Roo, his third assist in the game.
Early in the third period, Minnesota’s Kuchera would drop the gloves and drop the scuffle with Aberdeen’s Grebosky. Wings goaltender #1 Chad Catt would stop all of the Magicians’ 13 tricks in the period recording his third shutout win of the season. The Aberdeen Wings would come away with their 12th victory of the season 3-0. Catt stopped all 39 shots on goal.
The Aberdeen Wings return to the Odde Ice Center next Friday and Saturday to take on the Dakota Cup rivals Bismarck Bobcats. Reserved seating is $12, general admission for $10. Keep checking www.AberdeenWings.com for more details on next week’s games.