For the second straight night the Minnesota Iron Rangers are the visiting team at the Cochenour Arena taking on the his Red Lake Miners. Synjen Amende would start for the Rangers while Zach Willms would get the nod for the Miners.
Before the first puck dropped Miners captain Michael DiLullo was recognized for becoming the Miners franchise leading scorer. With 2 points against Minnesota Friday night DiLullo passed Ryker Moreau for the scoring lead with 94 career regular season points.
Red Lake Miners strike first at 11:39 of the first period. A power play goal from Bryce Young would give the Miners a 1-0 lead. Ryan Patterson would make it 2-0 at 12:52 with his 4th of the year. At 13:07 Cole Bohnet would score his first Junior ‘A’ goal to give the Miners a 3-0 lead. No more scoring in the first and after 20 minutes Miners hold a 22-4 edge in shots and a 3-0 lead on the scoreboard.
Bryce Young would get his 2nd of the night at 6:54 to make it 4-0. Young would complete his hat trick at 7:32 with his 18th of the year to make it 5-0. Miners would get singles from Bailey Hartman at 8:49, Kyle Uzelamn at 11:30 before Jun Yi Zhong would score his first was a Miner at 18:46 to finish off the second period scoring.Miners again out shoot the Rangers 23-5 in the period and after 40 minutes the score is 8-0 Miners.
Kyle Uzelmanscored his second of the night to at 1:41 of the third period to push the Miners lead to 9-0. At 4:31 the Iron Rangers final got on the board. Joe Lech would beat Willms for his first of the season to make the score 9-1. That was all for scoring and after 60 minutes of play Miners ouot shoot the Rangers 60-14. Final Score Red Lake Miners 9 Mineesote Iron Rangers 1.
The Goldcorp Red Lake Mines “Hard To Play Against” Hard Hat would go to Bailey Hartman.
Owen Lee would be given the yellow “Mucker” of the game hard hat.
Game Notes: The Red Lake Miners have won 6 straight at the Cochenour Arena. Miners had 8 players with multiple points on the night.
North Star Air 3 Stars
1. #10 Bryce Young Red Lake Miners
2. #24 Sean Gula Red Lake Miners
3. #19 Bailey Hartman Red Lake Miners