Girls hockey: Lightning trip up Lakers in first home action since holiday tournament

The Detroit Lakes girls hockey team suffered a 9-1 loss at the hands of Northern Lakes on Thursday night at the Kent Freeman Arena.

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Detroit Lakes' Brynn Erickson controls the puck into the offensive zone in the Lakers' 9-1 loss against Northern Lakes on Jan. 5, 2022 at the Kent Freeman Arena.
Jared Rubado / Detroit Lakes Tribune

DETROIT LAKES – A six-goal first period was enough for the Northern Lakes girls hockey team to pick up their second win of the season on Thursday night.

The Lightning beat Detroit Lakes 9-1 at the Kent Freeman Arena behind a big night from Rose Aldrige. She had three goals and two assists to lead Northern Lakes in scoring. Isabella Lee had a goal and two assists, while eight other players found the scoresheet.

Detroit Lakes’ lone goal came in the second period on the power play. Kylie Boles scores her first career varsity goal with assists from Stormy Maaninga and Haley Stattelman.

Eighth-grader Talyn Anderson made 49 saves in goal. Northern Lakes’ Rebekah Deemer made 13 saves for the Lightning in the win.

Keep an eye out for a feature in the next edition of the Detroit Lakes Tribune for a feature on the Lakers’ three seniors, Rhett Zima, Morgan Kvebak and Ivy Geffre. Check out more scenes from Thursday’s action below.


NL- 6 2 1 – 8

DL- 0 1 0 – 1

SCORING- FIRST PERIOD- NL-Ava Merta (Isabella Lee, Jaden Wodarz) PPG, 4:08; NL- Geselle McLaughlin (unassisted) 4:20; NL- Myah Rueper (Kambria Thompson) 9:38; NL- Klana Landt (Corah Meschke) 11:28; NL- Lee (Rose Aldridge) 11:39; NL- Aldridge (Lee) 14:23

SECOND PERIOD- NL- Aldridge (unassisted) PPG, 7:43; DL- Kylie Boles (Stormy Maaninga, Haley Stattelman) PPG, 8:24; NL- Aldridge (unassisted) PPG, 10:09

THIRD PERIOD- NL- Brooklyn Diederich (Regan Olson) PPG, 2:48

PENALTIES- DL- 28 minutes on 10 infractions; NL- 8 minutes on 4 infractions

GOALTENDING- DL- Talyn Anderson, L, 49 saves, 9 goals allowed; NL- Rebekah Deemer, W, 13 saves, 1 gal 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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