Hanson, Christianson spark Blue Devils
Angela Hanson kicked out 38 shots and McKenzie Christianson iced a third period goal as the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek Blue Devils nipped Willmar 1-0 Friday night in their season opener.
Christianson’s winning goal came at the 38 second mark of the third period.
The victory was Hanson’s first shutout since Jan. 5, 2013 when she stopped 18 shots in a 2-0 win over Marshall.
The Blue Devils host Litchfield Friday and play a road contest with Lake of the Woods Saturday.
LPGE/WDC 1, Willmar 0
BD001 - 1
W000 - 0
BD: McKenzie Christianson (unassisted) :38
Saves: Angela Hanson (BD) 38; Johnika Wodash (W) 23