Steel Come Up Short to the Bruins
After a tough fought game against the Austin Bruins, the Chippewa Steel came up short 5-4.
Early in the 1st period, the Bruins’ Levi Stauber found the back of the net to start the game off 1-0. His goal was assisted by Dante Sheriff and Jed Pietila. The Bruins added another goal to the board shortly after with a goal from Hugh Larkin assisted by Joseph Winkelmann and Andrew Wills. The Steel fought back with a powerplay goal from Austin Mikesch, assisted by Grant Reichenbacher and Tomas Vochozka.
The Steel came out strong in the 2nd period with a goal from Tomas Vochozka assisted by Dylan Moulton and Killian Kiecker-Olson. After solid saves from Steel goalie Josh Langford, the Bruins got in a goal from Lane Krenzen assisted by Ian Mageau.
The Bruins got the first goal of the 3rd period, from Valdemar Ahlberg assisted by Dante Zapata. The Steel countered with a goal from Tomas Vochozka assisted by Grant Reichenbacher and Dylan Moulton. The Steel tied up the game with a hat trick goal from Vochozka with assists from Killian Kiecker-Olson and Filip Dusek. The Bruins broke the tie with a game-winning goal from Josef Mysak assisted by Noah Kim
In goal for the Steel was Josh Langford with 45 out of 50 saves. Kyle McClellan was in goal for the Bruins with 33 out of 37 saves.
The Steel will be back at home Friday, November 2nd Stress Reliever Foam Puck Giveaway presented by Kwik Trip. Fans can get their tickets by calling 715-861-2131 or by visiting chippewasteelhockey.com.
The Chippewa Steel are members of the NAHL which is the oldest and largest junior hockey league of its kind in the United States and one of only two USA Hockey-certified leagues that operate under the non pay-to-play model. The NAHL is also one of the best at advancing players to NCAA and professional hockey. Notable Alumni of the NAHL include Ryan Suter (MIN), Patrick Kane (CHI) and Phil Kessel (PIT) All league games are viewable via HockeyTV. For more information, visit chippewasteelhockey.com.