|2/21/2020 8:33:00 AM|
New Ulm knocks out Eagle boys hockey team
|Section 3A Boys Hockey Results and Schedule|
|Pigtail Round: Feb. 18|
Fairmont 4, Willmar 1
Worthington 11, Redwood Valley 4
Section Quarterfinals: Feb. 20
Hutchinson 10, Fairmont 0
Luverne 4, Marshall 3
LDC 5, Worthington 1
New Ulm 9, Windom Area 2
Section Semifinals: Feb. 22 at Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter)
#1 Hutchinson vs. #5 Luverne, 6 p.m.
#2 Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato vs. #3 New Ulm, 8 p.m.
Section Finals: Feb. 26 at Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter)
Section finals, 7:30 p.m.
Windom Area 0-1-1 = 2
New Ulm 1-5-3 = 9
New Ulm used a five-goal second period to take command of the game for good Thursday night, eliminating the Windom Area boys hockey team from the Section 3A playoffs with a 9-2 decision at New Ulm.
New Ulm scored five goals on 19 shots in the second period, after peppering the Eagle net with 21 shots in the first period.
Trailing 2-0 early in the second period, Windom Area got on the scoreboard when Alex Espenson rifled home a shot, assisted by Wyatt Haugen and Kyle Espenson.
But New Ulm took control of the game a minute later, taking a 3-1 lead. New Ulm then tacked on three more goals in the period, leading 6-1 after two periods.
The Eagles briefly cut the deficit to 6-2 in the third period, when Brady Espenson fired home a goal on a 5-on-3 power play. Kyle Espenson assisted on the play.
But New Ulm reclaimed a five-goal lead just 28 seconds later, scoring a shorthanded goal. New Ulm added two more goals, including an empty-net goal, to advance in the playoffs.
New Ulm outshot the Eagles 52-27 for the game. Goalie Dan Stubbe finished with 43 saves.