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Wadena-Deer Creek iceman settle for split

Gus Karkinen collected two goals and one assist in sparking Eveleth-Gilbert in a 6-0 victory Saturday over Wadena-Deer Creek.

Wesley Janson kicked out 38 shots for the Wolverines. The Wolverines put just eight shots on goal against Grant Kokal.

The Wolverines will host Breckenridge/Wahpeton Dec. 3 and will travel to Litchfield Dec. 5.

Eveleth-Gilbert 6, WDC 0

WDC 0 0 0 — 0

E-G 3 3 0 — 6

First Period

E-G: Sam Roberts (Luke Rozinka, Zach Skelton) 10:12

E-G: Gus Karkinen (unassisted) 15:17

E-G: Cole Kopp (Nikc Przybylski, Dan Rodriguez) 16:19

Second Period

E-G: Skelton (unassisted) 15:02

E-G: Karkinen (Nick Moe, Mitchell Huffman) 16:04

E-G: Huffman (Roberts, Karkinen) 16:28 PP

Third Period

No scoring


Wesley Janson (WDC) 38; Grant Kokal (E-G) 8

WDC 7, Ely 2

Finnish exchange student Elias Lahti recorded a hat trick as the Wolverines opened their season with a victory over the Timberwolves.

Lahti was backed up by two goals from Dylan Phillips and Austin Sutherland.

Sutherland and Mike Behl both had a pair of assists in the victory.

Wadena-Deer Creek 7, Ely 2

WDC 3 2 2 — 7

Ely 0 2 0 - 2

First Period

WDC: Dylan Phillips (Drew Killian) 3:01

WDC: Austin Sutherland (Mike Behl) 6:30

WDC: Elias Lahti (Phillips) 10:54

Second Period

WDC: Lahti (Thomas Brekke) 8:18

E: Nick Mattila (Andy Krukkala) 13:51

WDC: Lahti (Sutherland) 15:58

E: Bobby Shusta (Jon Wenzel, Preston Leustek) 16:36

Third Period

WDC: Sutherland (Behl) :31

WDC: Phillips (Josh Daigneault, Sutherland) 14:21


Wesley Janson (WDC) 25; Lori Huseby (E) 46