After 2 straight road wins the Red Lake Miners play their second home game of the season when the Thief River Falls Norskies travel up the 105. Fletcher Bolda would get the start for the Norskies while Zach WIlms gets his 3rd straight start for the Miners.
Miners get on the board first when Bryce Young scores early in a 2 man advantage right off a Spencer Milne face-off win. Both teams would get their chances but both Bolda and Wilms keep the puck out of the net. After 20 minutes Miners lead 1-0 and the shots on goal are tied at 9.
The Norskies would draw even at 10:44 as Tate Steffan gets his first goal of the year beating Wilms. Miners would regain the lead at 17:04. Stratton Pickett scores his 3 of the season from Milne and Young. After 40 minutes of play the Miners lead 2-1 and outshout the Norskies 16-14 in the second frame.
Third Period action saw the Norskies draw even early in the period. At 4:32 Brett Piper scored his 3rd of the season while on the power play to tie it at 2. Just a little over a minute later Bryce young would give the Miners the lead again snapping one past Bolda at 5:35. Zach Wilms would shut the door the rest of the way before Young got his hat trick goal into the empty net at 19:51. Miners win 4-2 outshooting the Norskies 36-33.
WIth 3 goals and an assist Bryce Young received the Goldcorp Red Lake Mines “Hard To Play Against” Hard Hat.
The Mucker of the game helmet would be given to Zach Wilms who stopped 31 of 33 shots.
Miner win their 3rd straight game on the night killing off all 8 power play chances the Norskies had.
Miners next action is at home Friday October 12th.
The North Star Air 3 Stars:
- #10 Bryce Young RLM
- #1 Zach Wilms RLM
- #31 Fletcher Bolda TRFN