Central Division Semi-Finals, Game 3: Aberdeen 4 @ Minot 1 (Aberdeen leads series, 2-1) – The Aberdeen Wings have pushed the Minot Minotauros to the brink as they grabbed a 4-1 victory in Game 3 of their Central Division Semi-Final. Joe Strada, John Sladic, Nathan Burke and Jonathan Bendorf all found the back of the net in the Wings win. Matt Vernon stopped 24 of 25 shots to pick up his second win of the series. Alex Adams scored for the Minotauros while Samu Lonkila made 26 saves.
Aberdeen has a chance to close out the opening round tonight in Minot. puck drop tonight is scheduled for 7:35pm and can be seen at Buffalo Wings & Rings in Aberdeen or by logging on to HockeyTV.com. Tune into 94.1 The Rock, HubCityRadio.com or The Rock App. The other central division series came down to the wire last night with Austin scoring a second after the horn sounded giving the Minnesota Wilderness their first win of the series. Austin leads that series 2-1.