Blue Devils bow to Patriots, 7-4
Pequot Lakes proved victorious against the Blue Devils Dec. 17.
The Patriots took an early lead in the first period, putting up goals at the 14:24 and 10:37 marks. The Blue Devils answered back with a goal by Zara Einerwold at 8:57, assisted by Kylee Helling. The Patriots scored twice more in the first at 6:13 and 5:31. The Blue Devils rallied with a powerplay goal scored late in the first by McKenzie Christianson, assisted by Kylee Damm. The scoreboard ended in the first 4-2 in favor of the Patriots.
Second period play allowed the Patriots to increase their lead with two more goals. Helling found the net at 7:43 with an assist by Morgan Zeise.
Each team put the puck between the pipes one more time in the third period. Helling scored a second time at 12:43. Katelyn Bathel was credited with the assist.
Blue Devils' sophomore goalie Angela Hanson put up a strong defense, saving 32 shots, while the Patriots net-tender saved five shots each period.
WDC 2 1 1 — 4
PEQUOT 4 1 1 — 7
PEQUOT: Reed (Abear, Snyder) 14:24
PEQUOT: Gutzman (Kittock) 10:37
LPGE/WDC: Einerwold (Helling) 8:57
PEQUOT: Monson (DeGrote) 6:13
PEQUOT: Reed (Florey) 5:31
LPGE/WDC: Christianson (Damm) 2:05
PEQUOT: Gutzman (Zimmerman) 11:53
PEQUOT: Snyder (DeGrote, Reed) 10:30
LPGE/WDC: Helling (Zeise) 7:43
PEQUOT: Snyder (Zimmerman) 14:59
LPGE/WDC: Helling (Barthel) 12:43
Angela Hanson (LPGE/WDC) 32, Deutsch(PEQUOT) 15
Blue Devils suffer shutout loss to River Lakes
The Blue Devils were shut out Thursday in a loss against the River Lakes Stars.
The Blue devils had few scoring opportunities with just four shots on goal in the first period, two in the second and four in the third.
Goalie Angela Hanson saved 47 shots and let in five goals by the Stars.
The Blue Devils will take the road in their first game of 2014 against Luverne Jan. 3 at 7 p.m.
WDC 0 0 0 — 0
RL: 1 2 2 — 5
RL: Klosterman (Meed) 13:17
RL: Cogelow-Ruter (Teal) 5:54
RL: King (Teal, Koolman) 15:32
RL: Teal 5:16
RL: Stanger (Koolman) 5:36
Angela Hanson (LPGE/WDC) 52, Clark (RL) 10