Chippewa Steel score twice in the third to beat Minnesota Wilderness

The Chippewa Steel defeated the Minnesota Wilderness 5-2. The game was tied after two periods, but Chippewa pulled away in the third to claim a victory.

500171216_1d9c7782aa760ceece2d6c19bb7bbd3c.jpg

The Chippewa Steel defeated the Minnesota Wilderness 5-2. The game was tied after two periods, but Chippewa pulled away in the third to claim a victory.

The hosting Steel took the lead early in the first period, with a goal from Parker Gnos. Joey Sylvester and Tomas Trunda assisted.

The Wilderness' Ren Morque tied the game 1-1 in the middle of the first, assisted by Kevin Marx Noren and Donovan O'Neil.

The Steel took the lead within the first minute when Noah Grolnic netted one, assisted by Kade Nielsen and Shawn Ramsey.

The Steel increased the lead to 3-1 early into the third period when Peyton Platter scored, assisted by Will Killoran.

Ren Morque narrowed the gap to 3-2 three minutes later, assisted by Gunnar Thoreson and Kevin Marx Noren.

Matthew Brille increased the lead to 4-2 two minutes later, assisted by Sam Rice and J.J. Grainda.

Peyton Platter increased the lead to 5-2 seven minutes later, assisted by Joe Kelly and Will Killoran.

Next up:

The teams now have the chance to fine-tune their tactics, as they play each other again in the next matchup on Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. CST at Northwoods Credit Union Arena.