LITTLE FALLS — Robby Kuchinski-Helgeson’s third period goal proved to be the game winner for Little Falls as they defeated Sartell 4-3 Tuesday, Jan 14.
The Flyers led 2-1 after the first period on goals from Ryan Buckallew and Mason Doble. A goal from Coltin Johnson in the second period gave Little Falls a 3-2 lead.
Dan Couture kicked away 31 shots for the Flyers.
Sartell 1 1 1 -- 3
Little Falls 2 1 1 -- 4
First period: LF-Ryan Buckallew (Matt Filippi, George Moore) 1:19; LF-Mason Doble (Nolan Bjorge) 1:53; SSS-Will Schiffler (William Vogt) 6:00
Second period: SSS-Tory Lund 6:11; LF-Coltin Johnson (Joe Majerle, Nicholas Stevens) 14:19;
Third period: LF-Robby Kuchinski-Helgeson (Filippi, Majerle) 9:49; SSS-Josh Kern (Tory Lund, Schiffler) 11:03
Shots on goal: LF 29, Sar 34
Goalies: LF Dan Couture (31 saves); Sar Riley Hauck (25 saves)
Overall: LF 13-3-1. Next: Little Falls hosts Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato.
Northern Lakes 5, Mora 2
MORA — Northern Lakes’ Kyler Couture recorded two goals for the Lightning as they defeated the Mora Mustangs 5-2 Tuesday, Jan. 14.
Shane Donovan tallied a goal and two assists and Adler Hoagland collected 16 saves for the Lightning.
Mora 2 0 0 -- 2
Northern Lakes 0 1 4 -- 5
First period: M-Nate Burski (Parker Mitchell) PP 7:40, M-Mitchell (Tucker Fore) 1:35
Second period: NL-Caiden Kjelstrom (Erik Larsen, Shane Donovan) PP 12:14
Third period: NL-Kyler Couture (Tyler Seeling) 7:18, NL-Larsen PP 4:45, NL-Couture (Kjelstrom, Donovan) PP 4:11, NL-Donovan, (Hunter Nybakken) 2:12
Shots on goal: NL 34, M 18
Goalies: NL-Adler Hoagland (16 saves); M-Ben Nordenstrom (29 saves)
Overall: NL 6-7-1. Next: Northern Lakes at Park Rapids 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16.
Wahpeton/Breck 4, Wadena-DC 2
WAHPETON — Chase Domier and Connor Davis each scored goals for Wadena-Deer Creek in a 4-2 loss to Wahpeton/Breckenridge Tuesday, Jan 14.
Domier’s goal came in the first period on an assist from Davis. Davis netted his goal in the second period with assists to Lleyten Pettit and Kade Woods.
Josh Dykhoff notched 23 saves in goal.