Boys hockey: Another game, another shutout for Detroit Lakes

The Detroit Lakes boys hockey team shutout its fifth straight opponent on Tuesday night in Park Rapids.

Detroit Lakes Boys Hockey

PARK RAPIDS – The home stretch of the Detroit Lakes boys hockey schedule will make sure the Lakers are battle-tested heading into the Section 8A playoffs. For now, they’re taking care of business.

The ninth-ranked Lakers (17-4), according to Let’s Play Hockey, stymied Park Rapids 5-0 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight shutout win. Senior goaltender Elijah Blow made 10 saves in the win. Detroit Lakes hasn’t allowed a goal in 16 consecutive periods.

Cooper got the Lakers on the board midway through the second period with assists from Jordan Fields and Jacob Thomas. Aiden Kennedy scored his first goal of the season to give Detroit Lakes a 2-0 lead after two periods.

Fields buried a pair of goals in the opening 5:29 of the third period before Cole Deraney sealed the deal with a power-play tally midway through the third. Spencer Bergman, Ben Hines, Tommy Suckert, Kennedy and Moore all added assists in the third period.

Thursday’s game against seventh-ranked Little Falls (19-3) was postponed. As of Thursday morning, it is unclear if that game will be rescheduled. The Lakers have one more top-10 matchup left on the docket on Tuesday against sixth-ranked Alexandria (13-6-1).



PARK RAPIDS 0 0 0 - 0

SCORING- SECOND PERIOD- Detroit Lakes- Cooper Moore (Jordan Fields, Jacon Thomas) 6:51; Detroit Lakes- Aiden Kennedy (Thomas, Spencer Bergman) 12:21; THIRD PERIOD Detroit Lakes- Fields (Bergman, Kennedy) 0:21; Detroit Lakes- Fields (Moore, Bergman) 5:29; Detroit Lakes- Cole Deraney (Tommy Suckert, Ben Hines) 7:47; PENALTIES- Detroit Lakes 4 minutes on 2 infractions; Park Rapids- 11 minutes on five infractions; GOALTENDING- Detroit Lakes- Elijah Blow, W, 10 saves, 0 goals allowed; Park Rapids- Sawyer Torkelson, L, 24 saves, 5 goals allowed

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
What To Read Next
Get Local