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Muehler stops 59 of 64 shots on goal

Wadena-Deer Creek's Ryan Johnson (15) blocks the escape of Detroit Lakes' Alex Mason (19) as big Tyler Schmitz (23) comes up in support during last Thursday's Mid-State hockey game in Wadena.1 / 2
Photo courtesy of Mike Welde Photography Wadena-Deer Creek's Tyler Muehler (33) smothers the puck as Fergus Falls' Austin Glas (17) and WDC's Brandyn Swanson (9) jockey for position Saturday at the West Otter Tail County Fairgrounds Ice Arena. Muehler blocked a whopping 59 shots in the game.2 / 2

Tyler Muehler was kept busy between the pipes Saturday as the Fergus Falls Otters put 64 shots on goal in a 5-1 victory over Wadena-Deer Creek.

The WDC senior goalie kicked out 59 shots and as the Otters dominated the puck and allowed the Wolverines just 11 shots at the net.

Five different players scored goals for the Otters. Derek Kinder finished the game with a playmaker and one goal for four points. Lucas Gervais came up with a power play goal and two assists.

David Najjar slipped the puck past Fergus goalie Jason Lofquist at 9:10 in the final period. Brennan Wallace earned a save on the play.

Fergus Falls 5, WDC 1

Wadena-Deer Creek 0 0 1 - 1

Fergus Falls 2 2 1 - 5

First Period

FF: Trevor Larson (Lucas Gervais, Derek Kinder) 2:29

FF: Peter Gaustad (Kinder, Gervais) 13:07

Second Period

FF: Derek Kinder (unassisted) 6:07

FF: Gervais (Kinder, Gaustad) 15:30 PP

Third Period

FF: Cole Sonstebo (unassisted) 1:59

WDC: David Najjar (Brennan Wallace) 9:10


Tyler Muehler (WDC) 59; Jason Lofquist (FF) 10

Detroit Lakes 5,

Wadena-Deer Creek 1

Five different players scored goals last Thursday as the Lakers whipped the Wolverines on their home ice.

Tanner Lane had a goal and two assists for the Lakers.

Logan Meyer iced WDC's lone goal at 9:07 in the second period with assists from Kyle Beiswenger and Trent Wollenburg.

Adam Friesen stopped 16 shots for the Lakers while Tyler Muehler kicked out 34 for the Wolverines.

DL 5, WDC 1

Detroit Lakes 2 2 1 - 5

Wadena-Deer Creek 1 0 0 - 1

First Period

DL: Alex Phelps (Tanner Lane, Davis Johnson) 2:46 PP

DL: Nate Baker (Lane) 6:43

WDC: Logan Meyer (Kyle Beiswenger, Trenton Wollenburg) 9:07 PP

Second Period

DL: Andy Schupp (Chad Maristuen, Alex Deconcini) 10:27

DL: Nate Ginnaty (Deconcini, Schupp) 13:21 PP

Third Period

DL: Lane (Phelps, Baker) 14:52


Tyler Muehler (WDC) 34; Andrew Friesen (DL) 16