Boys hockey: Detroit Lakes shuts out Lake of the Woods in fourth straight win

Chase Kukowski scores his first varsity goal in the Lakers' 10-0 win over the Bears

Detroit Lakes Boys Hockey

LAKE OF THE WOODS – Friday night marked the 10th time the Detroit Lakes boys hockey team had come away with a win in its last 11 games. This time, it came at the hands of Lake of the Woods.

The ninth-ranked Lakers (13-4), according to Let’s Play Hockey, shut out the Bears (5-10) 10-0 on their home ice. Senior Jordan Fields scored a pair of first-period goals to help Detroit Lakes take a 4-0 lead. Senior Rian Solberg and sophomore Cole Deraney also scored in the first period.

Solberg got his second of the game early in the second period after junior Ben Hines found the back of the net. Riley Engum and Spencer Bergman made it 8-0 after 34 minutes.

Bergman scored again just under 6 minutes into the third before Chase Kukowski scored his first-career varsity goal. Josh Mach earned his third shutout of the season in goal. He boasts a 7-0 record, with a .937 save percentage and a 1.14 goals-against-average.

Aiden Kennedy returned to the lineup after suffering a season-ending injury during the Perham football season. He recorded his first assist of the season on Solberg’s first goal of the game.


DETROIT LAKES 4 4 2 - 10


SCORING- FIRST PERIOD- Detroit Lakes- Jordan Fields (Spencer Bergman) 1:26; Detroit Lakes- Cole Deraney (Cole Larson, Ben Hines) 2:58; Detroit Lakes- Fields (Bergman) 9:39; Detroit Lakes- Solberg (Kennedy, Larson); SECOND PERIOD- Detroit Lakes- Hines (Larson) 0:27; Detroit Lakes- Solberg (Fields, Tommy Suckert) 3:41; Detroit Lakes- Riley Engum (Carter Bellefeuille, Jacob Thomas) 4:15; Detroit Lakes- Bergman (Fields) 8:51; THIRD PERIOD- Detroit Lakes- Bergman (Bellefeuille, Jack Turner) 5:50; Chase Kukowski (Solberg) 8:13; PENALTIES- Detroit Lakes- 2 minutes on 1 infraction; Lake of the Woods- 2 minutes on 1 infraction; GOALTENDING- Detroit Lakes- Josh Mack, W, 15 saves, 0 goals allowed; Lake of the Woods- Stomlund, L, 31 saves, 10 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.
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