The Chippewa Steel took on the Minnesota Magicians on Friday evening in Richfield, MN after sweeping the Magicians back at Chippewa Area Ice Area last weekend.
After a nearly scoreless first period of action, Minnesota was able to find the back of the net at the 19:22 mark. Colin Stein recorded his first goal of the season, assisted by Jake Seitz and Joey Foss. The Magicians took the 1-0 lead into the dressing room after the first period.
The second period was all Minnesota as they were able to extend their lead to 3-0 on a pair of goals. Chris Konin scored his fourth goal of the season and Robert Christy was able to get another puck past starter Grant Boldt at the 13:26 mark.
Chippewa finally was able to get on the scoreboard in the third period with a goal recorded by Jake Vaughan on the power play but it wasn’t enough as the Steel fell to Minnesota 4-1
The Steel will wrap up their weekend series with the Minnesota Magicians on Saturday evening from Richfield Ice Arena. Puck drop is slated for 7:05.
The Steel return to Chippewa Area Ice Arena on Friday, January 10th at 7:10 for Can Koozie Giveaway presented by CCF Bank. Tickets are available 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 (ARI) All league games are viewable via HockeyTV. For more information, visit chippewasteelhockey.com.