Phillips' overtime goal carries Wolverines past Bearcats
Max Phillips iced the winning goal on a power play Saturday as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines tripped Kittson County Central 3-2 in overtime. Phillips found the net with the help of Austin Sutherland 6:24 into overtime. Sutherland sent the game...
Max Phillips iced the winning goal on a power play Saturday as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines tripped Kittson County Central 3-2 in overtime.
Phillips found the net with the help of Austin Sutherland 6:24 into overtime.
Sutherland sent the game into overtime when he iced a goal 58 seconds into the third period. Dylan Phillips and Josh Daigneault earned assists on the play.
Reid Miller stopped 15 Kittson shots to earn the net victory.
The Bearcats jumped out to a 2-0 first period lead on goals by Josh Running and Trent Peterson. Daigneault put WDC's first goal on the board with the help of Max Phillips and Mitchell Janson at the 16:02 mark.
Neither team was able to score in the second period.
The Wolverines built their record to 8-6. Kyle Davis will see his team host Prairie Centre Thursday before they travel to Fergus Falls for a Saturday showdown.
Kittson Co. Central 2 0 0 - 2
Wadena-Deer Creek 1 0 1 1 - 3
KCC: Josh Rynning (Riley Kuznia) 3:05
KCC: Trent Peterson (Alex Donaldson) 12:55
WDC: Josh Daigneault (Max Phillips, Mitchell Janson) 16:02
WDC: Austin Sutherland (Dyan Phillips, Daigneault) :58
WDC: M. Phillips (Sutherland) 6:24 PP
Jackson Soliah (KCC) 22; Reid Miller (WDC) 15
Park Rapids 6, WDC 5 OT
Chase Brand found the net at the 2:48 mark in overtime Friday to give the Panthers a season sweep of the Highway 71 Cup series.
Both clubs scored in all three periods of regulation play.
Max Phillips and Jake Dykhoff scored the game's first two goals. Phillips got an assist from Austin Sutherland on his power play goal. Dykhoff was assisted by Preston Warren and Bryce Cooper.
Brand and Cole Coborn tied the game up before the first period ended.
Second period scoring favored the Panthers who cashed in on shots by Matt Bade and Kiefer Miller. Warren took a feed from Cooper to keep WDC in the running.
Isaac Johnson broke into the scoring column in the third period for Park Rapids. Phillips and Mack Jones countered with goals at 3:37 and 11:55.
The Wolverines had a 5-on-3 power play advantage in the final minutes of the third period but could not convert.
Toby Wood blocked 29 shots in the loss, Austin Jerger stopped 18 for Park Rapids.
Park Rapids 2 2 1 1 - 6
Wadena-Deer Creek 2 1 2 0 - 5
WDC: Max Phillips (Austin Sutherland) 7:04 PP
WDC: Jake Dykhoff (Preston Warren, Bryce Cooper) 8:32
PR: Cole Coborn (Chase Brand, Matt Bade) 12:02
PR: Brand (Isaac Johnson, Micah Barrett) 14:53
PR: Matt Bade (Jarret Johnson, Coburn) 1:27
WDC: Warren (Bryce Cooper) 4:13
PR: Kiefer Miller (Brand, Matt Delahunt) 6:20
PR: Johnson (Miller, Brand) 2:40
WDC: M. Phillips (Dylan Phillips, Sutherland) 3:37
WDC: Mack Jones (Jake Dykhoff, Cooper) 11:55
PR: Brand (Miller) 2:48 PP
Austin Jerger (PR) 18; Toby Wood (WDC) 29
WDC 4, Bagley-Fosston 2
The Wolverines pushed their winning streak to four games Tuesday night as four different skaters scored goals in a comeback win over Bagley-Fosston.
WDC's leading scorer, Dylan Phillips, broke the scoring ice in the first period with assists from Max Phillips and Drew Killian.
After the Flyers vaulted into the lead behind second period goals by Dalton Agnes and Jarret Merschman, the Wolverines struck back with goals by Austin Sutherland and Preston Warren.
Max Phillips gave the Wolverines a cushion in the third period with an unassisted goal. Phillips finished the game with three points.
Reid Miller, ranked third in the latest Section 6A goalie ratings, kicked out 19 shots in the win.
The Wolverines, who improved their record to 7-5, have not lost since Dec. 18 when they fell to Detroit Lakes 5-4.
Bagley/Fosston 0 2 0 - 2
Wadena-Deer Creek 1 2 1 - 4
WDC: Dylan Phillips (Max Phillips, Drew Killian) 15:03
BF: Dalton Agnes (unassisted) 1:15
PF: Jarret Merschman (Parker Sorensen) 6:22
WDC: Austin Sutherland (Preston Warren, M. Phillips) 11:21
WDC: Warren (Bryce Cooper) 15:56
WDC: M. Phillips (unassisted) 13:21
Reid Miller (WDC) 19; Ben Thoma (BF) 33