Boys’ Hockey update, Dec. 4

Anoka continued its rather difficult non-conference schedule Tuesday night as they welcomed Duluth East to the Anoka Ice Arena.

Just as Eden Prairie did three days earlier, the Greyhounds doubled-up Anoka by the same 4-2 score.

Anoka scored first as Drew McLaughlin set up Jordan Peterson just 2:10 into the game. It took Duluth East less than five minutes to pull even. The Greyhounds added three more goals to lead 4-1 before Anoka’s Kristian Manthey scored with 23 seconds left in the contest to make it 4-2.

The Tornadoes moved to 1-2 this season as Nick Cameron made 30 saves in his first start of the season.

Legacy Christian, St. Francis grab first wins of the season.
Legacy Christian, St. Francis grab first wins of the season.

St. Francis
St. Francis bounced back from an open-night loss to topple Princeton 6-4 at the East Bethel Ice Rink Dec. 4.

The Fighting Saints scored four times in the second period to spark the win after the Tigers carried a 2-1 lead into the first intermission.

Princeton carried the shots advantage (44-35) as Saints goalie Darion Hanson made 40 saves in the win.

St. Francis’ Zach Foesch had three assists and one goal and Ryan Mohar scored twice and assisted on another goal to highlight the stats sheet.

Coon Rapids
Coon Rapids dropped to 0-2 after a 4-2 loss at Irondale Tuesday night. The Knights outshot the Cardinals 42-21, including an 18-5 advantage in the third period. Coon Rapids’ goals came from Zachary Havelka and Robbie Randall as goalie Zachary St. John made 38 saves in the loss.

Legacy Christian
Legacy Christian Academy picked up its first win of the season with an overwhelming 8-2 win against Robbinsdale Cooper at the Schwan Super Rink Tuesday night. Legacy’s Brock Thompson scored a hat trick as Ike Larson and Elmo Holleran each collected three points as 11 skaters factored in the scoring. Legacy goalie Brandon Cram posted 17 saves in his first start of the season.

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