Beinusa nets winning goal for WDC
Taylor Bienusa iced the winning goal Tuesday as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines shaded Prairie Centre 2-1.
Bienusa took a feed from Logan Meyer at 15:21 to break the 1-1 tie which Ryan Johnson created at the 12:15 mark in the second period with assists from Brennan Wallace and David Najjar.
The North Stars opened the scored in the first period as Sean Colton scored at the 14:29 mark off a feed by Ryan Connor.
Tyler Muehler blocked 25 Prairie Centre shots for his first net victory since Dec. 4.
The Wolverines won the game despite being out-shot in all three periods and putting just three shots on goal in the final period.
WDC 2, Prairie Centre 1
WDC 0 1 1 - 2
PC 1 0 0 - 1
PC: Sean Colton (Ryan Connor) 14:29
WDC: Ryan Johnson (Brennan Wallace, David Najjar) 12:15
WDC: Taylor Bienusa (Logan Meyer) 15:12
Tyler Muehler (WDC) 25; Aaron Olson (PC) 16
Wadena-Deer Creek 2
Derek Graves scored twice as the Mustangs trimmed the Wolverines for top honors in the Wadena-Deer Creek Holiday Tournament.
Logan Meyer kept the Wolverines in the game with a pair of goals. Meyer scored a power play goal in the second period with the assistance of Kyle Beiswenger and Taylor Bienusa. Meyer brought the Wolverines to within one with a penalty goal at the 17:25 mark in the third period.
Tyler Muehler stopped 36 shots in goal for WDC.
Mora 3, WDC 2
Mora 2 1 0 - 3
WDC 0 1 1 - 2
M: Derek Graves (Harley Lindberg, Dylan Graves) 8:32
M: Patrick Martin (Dylan Libra) 16:12
WDC: Logan Meyer (unassisted) 1:18 PP
M: Derek Graves (unassisted) 6:04
WDC: Meyer (unassisted) 18:26 (Penalty Shot)
Tyler Muehler (WDC) 36; Cody Bjornson (M) 22