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Fox Motors take two game from the Indians over the weekend

The Indians traveled to Grand Rapids this weekend to take on Fox Motors, Saturday the Indians couldn’t get anything going their way and fell 7-0, with Dmitri Kochan in net for the loss.  On Sunday the teams played back and forth hockey, Fox opened the scoring midway through the first period for the early lead, however Colton Hayes scored on rebound from a shot by Michael Chapman to even the score.  Fox scored their second of the game to regain the lead and late in the first period Jason Kasper scored on a shot from the top of the circle from Spencer Samppala to knot the score at two a piece at the end of the first period.  Fox scored their third goal on power play midway through the second period, however Hayes scored his second of the game from Chapman again on an Indians power play to even the score again.  Fox scored two more to jump out to a two goal lead but with time winding down in the second period Cody Colegrove scored from Chase Tallaire and Mat Thurston to get back with in one at the end of two periods.  In the third period both teams traded good scoring chances, however with 30 seconds remaining Fox scored on an open net to solidify the win.  Dmitri Kochan with in the net for the Indians.
Next action for the Indians will be at home next weekend when they take on Lake Forest Prep Academy at 5pm Saturday and 10am Sunday at the Taffy Abel Arena on the campus of LSSU.

Indians tournament hopes end with 4-1 loss to the Northern Cyclones

The Indians met up with Northern Cyclones in quarterfinal game of the tournament and Cyclones came out quick and scored two early goals in the first period.  From that point the Indians settled down and late in the first Jeff Rahilly made an excellent rush up the ice following his rebound for an unassisted goal.  From that point on the Indians pressed hard missing several great chances in the second period to tie the score, however the Cyclones weathered the storm and got out of the period in the second period with a 2-1 lead.  In the third the Indians continued to mount a charge but to no avail and the Cyclones found the net twice for a 4-1 lead on won the game.  Alex Rairigh was in the net in a losing effort.

The Indians will take on the Northern Cyclones at 550 at the Farmington Hills Ice Arena


Indians roll over the Minnesota Revolution 6-2

Saturday morning saw the Indians up against the Minnesota Revolution in the third game of the Compuware/Honeybaked invite.  Early in the first period Minnesota got on the board to take an early lead, however one minute later Hudson Troyer put a shot over the goalies glove to tie the game up, assisted by Bren Lyons for a 1-1 score at the end of the period.  In second the Indians opened the period with Cam Parrott scored from Colton Hayes and Chase Tallaire.  Troyer added his second of game from Hayes for 3-1 lead through two periods.  Justin Moyle opened the scoring in the third period on an end to end rush scoring unassisted, then Michael Chapman scored on a nice passing play from Nathan Brown and Jeff Rahilly.  Minnesota added one of their own before Cam Parrot scored his second of the game on a shot from the point assisted by Rahilly.  Alex Rairigh took the win in the net for the Indians.
The Indians will now wait to see who next opponent will be based on the standings of the tournament.

Hill Academy tops the Indians 7-1

The second game of the tournament pitted the Indians against Hill Academy from Canada, both teams traded opportunities in the first period however neither could score.  In the second the Indians couldn’t get anything to go their way and Hill Academy capitalized on all of their chances scoring 5 unanswered goals for a 5-0 lead going into the third.  Early in the third Chase Tallaire scored on a rebound, assisted by Cody Colegrove and Warner Young.  That was all they could muster and Hill Academy scored two more for a 7-1 final score.  Both Alex Rairigh and Jeb Barrett played in the net.

The Indians will take on the Minnesota Revolution at 1120 tomorrow morning.