Boys Hockey: Lightning lose first 2 games
Shane Donovan and Josh Lelwica netted the only two goals for the Northern Lakes Lightning in a 7-2 loss to the Chisago Lakes Wildcats Friday, Nov. 30 in a non-conference match.
Dylan Mesenbrink, Tucker Jobe and Caiden Kjelstrom each recorded an assist in the game.
Northern Lakes was outshot 33-27 with Lightning goalie Sam LeMieur making 26 saves.
Chisago Lakes 4 2 1—7
Northern Lakes 0 0 2—2
First period: CL-Thomas Overgaard (Justin Lawry, Jackson Waltman) ppg 12:25; CL-T. Overgaard (Tate Swanson, Lawry) 8:27; CL-Jake Larson (Dawson Overgaard) Sam Helland) 7:57; CL-Jonny Bodell (Helland) 5:08
Second period:CL-Logan Melhorn (Chase Melhorn, Tucker Bakken) 13:07; CL-Lawry (Bodell, Helland) ppg 3:53
Third period: NL-Shane Donovan (Dylan Mesenbrink) ppg 15:21; NL-Josh Lelwica (Tucker Jobe, Caiden Kjelstrom) 1:39; CL-T. Overgaard (Swanson, Bodell) ppg 0:21
Shots on goal: NL 29, CL 33
Goalies: NL-Sam LeMieur (26 saves); CL-Brooks Stangl (27 saves)
Overall: NL 0-2. Next: Northern Lakes at Detroit Lakes 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec 4.
Prairie Centre 5, Northern Lakes 4 OT
The Lightning had a 4-1 lead with just over two minutes left to play, but allowed two quick goals and one more in overtime as they fell to the Prairie Centre North Stars 5-4 on Tuesday, Nov. 27.
The Lightning saw four different athletes find the net, as Joe Slepica and Hunter Nybakken netted goals in the second period, while Dylan Mesenbrink and Erik Larson scored in the third.
Prairie Centre's Lucas Cartie scored the game-winning goal in overtime to have the Lightning kick off the season with an 0-1 record.
Lightning goalie Sam LeMieur recorded 31 saves in the Mid-State Conference game.
Prairie Centre 1 0 3—5
Northern Lakes 0 2 2-- 4
First period: PC-Brady Miller (Hunter Fletcher, Andrew Bick) 1:59
Second period: NL-Joe Slepica (Jaydn Benzick) 15:17, NL-Hunter Nybakken (Shane Donovan)
Third period: NL-Dylan Mesenbrink 14:16, NL-Erik Larson (Tucker Jobe) 13:46, PC-Fletcher 12:00, PC-Preston Sorenson 2:19, PC-Fletcher (Ian Gould) 1:18
OT: PC-Lucas Cartie 5:20
Shots on goal: NL 18, PC 35
Goalies: NL-Sam LeMieur (31 saves); PC-Isaiah DeFoe (13 saves)