Hockey roundup: Larson's hat trick highlights Detroit Lakes boys win over Prairie Centre
Girls fall to Class A power in River Lakes
Cole Larson had himself a night on Thursday with a hat trick in the 8-0 Detroit Lakes boys hockey win over Prairie Centre.
Larson tallied three second-period goals on his way to a five-point night. Cole Deraney and Ben Hines also had a goal and two assists. Larson, Hines and Deraney have played on the same line for much of the 2021-22 season.
The Lakers (11-4) saw Isaac Chiodo score his first career goal in the third period with assists from Spencer Bergman and Tommy Sucker. Bergman added a goal of his own, while Suckerts had a pair of assists. Jacob Thomas also found the back of the net in the second period.
Josh Mack earned his second shutout of the season for Detroit Lakes as he stopped the two Prairie Centre (4-12) shots on goal. Joe Nedoroscik made 38 saves in the loss.
The Lakers were scheduled to hit the road on Friday night to play Red Lake Falls. The game was postponed to Feb. 12 due to weather conditions.
PRAIRIE CENTRE 0 0 0 - 0
DETROIT LAKES 1 6 1 - 8
SCORING- FIRST PERIOD- Detroit Lakes- Cole Deraney (Cole Larson, Rian Solberg) 13:50; SECOND PERIOD- Detroit Lakes- Larson (Ben Hines) 2:40; Detroit Lakes- Jacob Thomas (Carter Bellefeuille, Grady Kirschner) 5:01; Detroit Lakes- Spencer Bergman (Beau Boehne, Chase Kukowski) 6:39; Detroit Lakes- Larson (Deraney, Tommy Suckert) 13:59; Detroit Lakes- Larson (Deraney, Hines) 14:20; Detroit Lakes- Hines (Eli Denardo, Larson) 16:15; THIRD PERIOD- Detroit Lakes- Isaac Chiodo (Bergman, Suckert) 13:15; PENALTIES- Detroit Lakes- 8 minutes on 4 infractions; Prairie Centre- 6 minutes on 3 infractions; GOALTENDING- Detroit Lakes- Josh Mack, W, 2 saves, 0 goals allowed; Prairie Centre- Joe Nedoroscik, L, 38 saves, 8 goals allowed
River Lakes takes care of business
The Detroit Lakes girls hockey team had its hands full with the 19th-ranked team in Class A in River Lakes.
The Stars blanked the Lakers 11-0 at the Kent Freeman Arena on Saturday. Kianna Roeske had four goals and three assists. Sophia Hess had a five-point afternoon with two goals and three assists as well. Lakers’ goalie Emma Wahl made 28 saves in goal.