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Belle Tire tops the Indians 4-0

In the first game of a three game weekend the Indians squared off against Belle Tire at the Taylor Sportsplex.  In the first period the Indians had opportunities bud couldn't capitalize and Belle Tire made the best of their chances early and took a two goal lead in the first period.  Early in the second period they added another to take a 3-0 lead.  Jeb Barrett came on and closed the door until late in the third period when they added the fourth and final goal of the game.  Alex Rairigh took the loose in the net for the Indians.


The Indians take on Victory Honda 5pm tomorrow at the Arctic Edge Arena


Motor City Cup Recap

The Indians traveled to Detroit this past weekend to participate in the Motor City Cup.  The first game of the season pitted them against the Elite Brigade from Detroit and the Elite team jumped out to an early lead in the first period before Cody Colegrove scored in the second period to tie the game on assists from Warner Young and Drayke Micolo.  Nathan Brown made an end to end rush to put the Indians up by one goal, then Colton Hayes scored from Justin Moyle and Spencer Samppala for the insurance marker.  Elite Brigade got back within one but the Indians finished out the game to take the 3-2 win.  Alex Rairigh took the win in the net for the Indians.
The second game of the day was against Orchard Lake United and they got out two goal lead in the first period. Before Alex Gordon found the puck in front of the United net and buried it, assisted by Bren Lyons and Warner Young.  That was all the tribe could muster and fell 3-1.  Jeb Barrett was in the net for the Indians in a loosing effort.
Saturday mornings early game had the Indians playing the Indiana Prospects and the boys came out quick scoring all five goals in the first period.  Jeff Rahilly started the scoring from Justin Moyle and Michael Chapman, then Jason Kasper beat the goalie from Spencer Samppala and Chapman.  Chapman then added a goal of his own on a pass from Nathan Brown, Colton Hayes got on the board for the fourth goal from Moyle and Samppala.  Hudson Troyes rounded out the scoring in the first period on assists from Bren Lyons and Alex Gordon.  Neither team scored in the remaining period and the Indians took the 5-0 win moving them on to face Little Caesars in the quarterfinal game.  Alex Rairigh stopped all the shots sent his way to preserve the win and earn the shutout.
The Saturday night game turned out to be a great match both fast and physical. Little Caesar jumped out to two goal lead in the first period, then added an empty net goal for the win.  Alex Rairigh was in the net for the Indians.
The Indians will be off this weekend then travel to Detroit to take on Belle Tire Friday night September 22 and then Victory Honda on September 23 and 24 for three MAHA Tier 1 league games.

Motor City Cup Schedule

The Indians open the 2017-18 season at the Motor City Cup in Detroit.  The schedule and location are below:
9/8/17 Friday.      1:15 vs Elite Brigade Gold at the Taylor Sports Plex
                          8:45 vs Orchard Lake at the Taylor Sports Plex
9/9/17 Saturday  1:45 vs Indiana Prospects at the Taylor Sports Plex
Remaining games and schedule will be determined by the outcome of the above games.  Good luck the Indians on the start of another exciting season of hockey.

Lasley commits to play Junior hockey at the Jersey Shore Whalers of the USPHL

Zak Lasley has decided to take his hockey career out east to play with the Whalers.  Lasley played two seasons with the Indians scoring 15 goals and 28 assists.  Zak joins three other Soo Indian alumni, Tiger Weber, Jake Smith, and Tommy Holowchuk on the Whalers this season.  Zak will be a great addition to the their team and the entire Soo Indians staff wish him good luck and have a great season.

Denbeste Commits To Lake Superior State University

Spencer Denbeste has commited to play D-1 hockey at LSSU. The former Soo Indian was drafted by the Cedar Rapids Rough Riders of the USHL this spring after completing his second season with the Indians.

   G.M. Mike Kaunisto stated , Spencers hard work and commitment to play 2 years with our program payed off !!