The Northern Lakes Lighting girls’ hockey team was edged by Detroit Lakes 4-3 in overtime in a Mid-State Conference game on Monday, Jan. 20.
The Lakers’ Emily Seebold scored at 1:25 of overtime to win the game. Bella Abear had a goal and an assist for Northern Lakes. Goaltender Madison Galligan kicked away 49 shots for the Lightning, while Brittney Knox and Courtney Kittock added goals.
Megan Snyder, Hannah Zimmerman, Mikaela Florey, and Mariah Reed also had assists.
The Lighting, 7-13 overall, was scheduled to face Hutchinson on Tuesday, Jan. 21, and then host Princeton on Thursday, Jan. 23, at Breezy Point Arena.
Detroit Lakes 0 2 1 1 — 4
Northern Lakes 1 1 1 0 — 3
First period: NL-Bella Abear (Megan Snyder, Hannah Zimmerman) 12:53
Second period: DL-Emily Seebold (Randa Larsen) :53, NL-Courtney Kittock (Mikaela Florey) 11:59, DL-Hannah Rhodes (Larsen, Chandra Johnson) 16:40
Third period: NL-Brittney Knox (Abear, Mariah Reed) 5:59, DL-Larsen (Savanna Nolan) 6:50
Overtime: DL-Seebold 23 (Larsen) 1:25
Shots on goal: NL 26, DL 53
Goalies: NL-Madison Galligan (49 saves); DL-Veronica Badurek (23 saves)
Alexandria 5, Lightning 1
On Saturday, the Cardinals handed Northern Lakes its third loss in four games in a non-conference matchup.
Mariah Reed scored the only goal for the Lightning, who enjoyed a 27-21 edge in shots.
Northern Lakes 0 1 0 – 1
Alexandria 1 3 1 – 5
First period: A-Melissa Drown (ppg) Hannah Hansen 1:47
Second period: A-Micaela Swenson (Karina Carlsen, McKenzie Revering) 2:39; A-Nicole Bartels (Rachel Drew, Revering) 10:30; NL-Mariah Reed (Bella Abear) 11:24; A-Kaila DeWanz (ppg) (Melissa Drown, Revering) 14:35
Third period: A-Drown (Swenson, Taylor Ellingson) 14:35
Shots on goal: A 21; NL 27
Goalies: A-Bailey Serum (26 saves); NL-Hailey Deutsch (16 saves)
Lightning 4, Park Rapids 2
On Thursday, Jan. 16, Northern Lakes skated past the Panthers as Carly Fyle, Megan Snyder, Erika Monson and Hannah Zimmerman each scored in the Mid-State Conference win.
Park Rapids scored in the opening minutes, but the Lightning responded with the next four goals. Galligan had 17 saves for the Lightning for the victory.
Park Rapids 1 1 0 — 2
Northern Lakes 3 1 0 — 4
First period: PR-Lauren Naeve 13:17, NL-Carly Fyle 12:24, NL-Megan Snyder (Stephanie DeGrote, Isabella Abear) 10:02, NL-Erika Monson (Sam Gutzman, Courtney Kittock) 1:20
Second period: NL-Hannah Zimmerman 12:06, PR-Alex Pederson (Danica Aletto) 7:16
Shots on goal: NL 29, PR 19
Goalies: NL-Madison Galligan (17 saves); PR-Shania Johnson (25 saves)
St. Cloud 4, Lightning 0
On Tuesday, Jan. 14, Northern Lakes was defeated by the St. Cloud Cathedral Icebreakers in a non-conference game. It was the 10th straight win for the Icebreakers, who are 15-1-1.
Galligan registered 27 saves for the Lightning. Allie Rosenkrans and Emily Musielewicz combined to stop 28 shots for Cathedral.
St. Cloud 2 1 1 — 4
Northern Lakes 0 0 0 — 0
First period: SC-Haley Hjort (Mackenzie Feeny, Alexi Portz) 2:37; SC-Tatum Peterson 8:50
Second period: SC-Samantha Eisenreich (Peterson, Marren Pfannenstein) ppg 14:13
Third period: SC-Megan Milroy (Eisenreich, Jordan Volker) :27
Shots on goal: NL 28, SC 31
Goalies: NL-Madison Galligan (27 saves); SC-Allie Rosenkrans (14 saves), Emily Musielewicz (14 saves)