New Ulm win against Minnesota River in overtime

The New Ulm managed to squeeze out an overtime road win against the Minnesota River, ending 4-3 in the action on Thursday.

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The New Ulm managed to squeeze out an overtime road win against the Minnesota River, ending 4-3 in the action on Thursday.

New Ulm's Brooke Arneson scored the game-winning goal.

The hosting team took the lead early in the first period, with a goal from Makenna Andresen. Macy Portner and Noelle Simonette assisted.

The New Ulm players tied the game 1-1 late into the first when Michelle Smith scored.

The New Ulm players made it 2-1 early into the second period when Afton Hulke netted one, assisted by Mya Hornick.

The New Ulm players increased the lead to 3-1, after only 10 seconds into the third period when Evelyn Sellner beat the goalie.

Makenna Andresen narrowed the gap to 3-2 late in the third period, assisted by Makenna Mueller and Adrianna Bixby.

Noelle Simonette tied the game 3-3 just one minute later, assisted by Makenna Mueller and Adrianna Bixby. With this tie the game went to overtime.

In overtime, it took 5:00 before Brooke Arneson scored the game-winner for the road team.

Next up:

On Sunday the Minnesota River players will play at home against the Luverne players at 3 p.m. CST at Le Sueur Arena, while the New Ulm players will face the Prior Lake players road at 1 p.m. CST at Dakotah! Ice Center.