The Northern Lakes Lightning boys’ hockey team was defeated by Little Falls 6-1 in non-conference action on Thursday, Jan. 3.
The Lightning, 4-6 overall, hosted St. Cloud Apollo on Tuesday, Jan. 8, and Moose Lake-Willow River on Thursday, Jan. 10.
The Flyers, who improved to 10-2 overall, were led by Ben Newman with a pure hat trick in the second period.
Kyle Narveson scored the only goal for Northern Lakes on a power play.
Northern Lakes 0 1 0 — 1
Little Falls 2 3 1 — 6
First period: LF-Spencer Fenske (Mark Anez) 3:32; LF-Thomas Miller 4:42
Second period: NL-Kyle Narveson (Nick Blanchette, Derek French) ppg 1:30; LF-Ben Newman (Austin Bjorge, Anez) 3:00; LF-Newman (August Maciej, Anez) 6:04; LF-Newman (Anez) shg 9:30
Third period: LF-Spencer Fenske 15:31
Shots on goal: LF 38, NL 15
Goalies: LF-Michael Stumpf (14 saves); NL-Mitch Stangel (32 saves).