Could the Raiders’ win over the Cadets on the road be a season-defining moment?
Read how Willmar relinquished an early 2-1 advantage in 6-2 loss
Owatonna outshot Rochester Century 64-11.
Mayo's leading scorer, Devynn Priest, ended up playing in goal.
The Eagles had a good night on the penalty kill, limiting the Stars to just one power-play goal on six opportunities.
In the end, though, Century's big scorers came through with key goals and the Panthers held off a furious third-period push by Owatonna to win 6-5 at Four Seasons Centre.
It was the 121st all-time meeting between the long-time rivals.
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East Ridge senior Fiona Claugherty realized her love of hockey after suffering a broken collarbone.