The St. Cloud Norsemen hosted the Austin Bruins in a hard-fought and hotly contested game. After 60 minutes of play with the score still tied, St. Cloud finally sealed the deal in the shootout, winning 4-3.
A tight game between the home-team Minot Minotauros and the visiting North Iowa Bulls wasn't settled until the third period, when Minot scored the game-winning goal, ending it 3-2.