MSU hockey dominates Tetons
The Minot State Beavers didn’t hesitate to put the puck to the net Friday at Maysa Arena against the Williston State College Tetons. The total domination led to a 13-4 finish for the Beavers, with shots on goal in Minot’s favor, 40-17.
Within a minute of the start of the game, Minot State’s Bryce Lipinski scored the first goal of the game. Lyndon Lipinski then took his turn, scoring the second goal for the Beavers, assisted by Robby Moar and Eric Bollefer.
Dylan Gejdos, assisted by Johl Swedlo, scored the third goal for the Beavers, still within the first five minutes of play. Though the Tetons answered with a goal, the Beavers remained ahead 3-1.
Austin Kilian scored the fourth goal for the Beavers, assisted by Swedlo and Gejdos. After the fourth goal, Matt Flom was called for tripping and spent two minutes in the box, and the Beavers left on the ice were able to pull off the penalty kill.
The third Lipinski on the team took his turn with a goal, assisted by Kilian. Bollefer was then called for roughing, and the Beavers were again able to pull off the penalty kill.
The Tetons started the second period with a goal, but the Beavers responded with five more goals in the second, as well as three more trips to the penalty box.
Goals in the second period were made by Lyndon Lipinski, Swedlo, Bryce Lipinski, Dylan Johnson and Shain Sheschuk. Adam Wowryk spent time in the box for boarding, Gejdos for roughing and Sheschuk spent time for tripping.
Due to Sheschuk’s tripping call, the Beavers started the third on the penalty kill, but they were able to survive.
With penalties from Kilian for high sticking and Gejdos for tripping, the Beavers were playing two players short for 48 seconds. The Beavers were able to kill off one but the Tetons were able to take advantage and score.
Sheschuk earned his second goal of the night, assisted by Johnson, to go up 11-4 on the Tetons. Flom got the 12th goal of the night for the Beavers with six minutes remaining.
Lyndon Lipinski, assisted by Reece Forman and Moar, earned a hat trick on the night. With that, the Beavers won 13-4.
The Beavers will travel to Williston Saturday at face the Tetons on their home ice. The puck drops at 7 p.m.
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