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Saturday
Jan212017

Fox tops the Soo 5-2

Saturday afternoon the Soo Indians took on Fox Motors from Grand Rapids,  Early on Fox took control scoring two goals in the first period, 1 in the second, and two more in the third to take a commanding 5-0.  Finally the Indians woke up and started to pressure Fox and at the 10:24 mark Kyle Lake found the puck in front of the net and buried the rebound for the first goal, assists went to Jacob Hubbard and Nolan Slachetka.  Two minutes later Slachetka broke in on the wing and put a shot past the Fox netminder to pull back within three.  From that point the Indians had several more good scoring opportunities but could not convert leading to a final score of 5-2.  Jordan Lawday took the lose in net. 
Both teams return to action tomorrow morning 10am at the Taffy Abel Arena.
Sunday
Jan152017

LFA and the Indians play even 2-2 in Sundays game

Sundays game started with Lake Forrester scoring two goals in the first period for the early lead.  The Indians finally got on the board midway through the second period when Spencer Silver scored on a pass from Nolan Slachetka and Kalvin Hillock.  After two periods the score remained 2-1 in favor of LFA.  In the third period while killing a penalty Dylan Cook stripped the puck from the LFA defenseman then set up Spencer DenBeste on a breakaway, which he made no mistake scoring to even the score.  Both teams had chances but couldn't score and game ended 2-2.  Aidan Curry played excellent in net securing a tie.

 

Next action for the Indians will be at home against Fox Motors at the Taffy Abel arena Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday
Jan142017

Indians and LFA skate to a 3-3 tie

Lake Forrest Academy opened the scoring in the first period on a broken play and bouncing puck, but 30 seconds later Spencer DenBeste beat their netminder on a wrist shot assist by Jeff Rahilly.  Later in the first period LFA regained the lead which they would carry into the second period, however midway through the second Zak Lasley scored from the slot on nice passing from Dylan Cook and Kalvin Hillock to tie it up again.  Less than a minute later Spencer Silver score for a 3-2 lead going into the third period.  In the third LFA scored midway through the period to knot the score again, both teams had several chances but could not convert and the game ended 3-3.  Jordan Lawday played outstanding in net stopping 47 shots in the game.
The Indians will face off tomorrow morning again with LFA at 9am.
Friday
Jan132017

DenBeste tenders with the Springfield Blues of the NAHL

Spencer DenBeste has officially signed a tender for the upcoming 2016-17 season with the Springfield Blues, Spencer in his second season with Indians has scored 46 goals, 50 assists for 96 points in 97 games.  Spencer joins a long list of players that have moved on to Junior careers from the Indians in the last 3 years.
John Pesek- Green Bay Gamblers USHL
Casey Gilling- Muskegon Lumberjacks USHL
Cole Lussier- Amarillo Bulls NAHL

CJ Boothe- Fairbanks Ice Dogs NAHL

Aston Calder- Surrey Eagles BCHL

Brenden MacLaren- Janesville Jets NAHL

Frankie Pucci- Soo Greyhounds OHL

Andrew Barbeau- Michigan Warriors NAHL

The staff of the Indians congratulate Spencer on his accomplishment and know that he will continue to work hard towards his goals.

Sunday
Jan082017

Sundays game is decided 4-3 in a shootout

Sundays rematch proved to be a much tighter played game as both teams traded opportunities in the first period, however neither could break the ice for a lead and the period ended 0-0.  Honeybaked got on the board in the second scoring on a powerplay for the lead, the Indians answered back 44 seconds later when Spencer Silver won the draw back to Spencer DenBeste who passed over to Dylan Cook at the point for the scoring shot.  Again Honeybaked jumped back out front but Zak Lasley tied it up again on a rush up the ice on nice passing from Brendan Miller and Kalvin Hillock to end the period tied 2-2.  Early into the third period Spencer DenBeste gave the Indians a 3-2 lead on nice pass from Dylan Cook, however Honeybaked came back to even the score and send the game into overtime.  In the 5 minute 4 on 4 play both teams traded opportunities but could score and the game went to a 3 man shootout.  In the shootout it took 5 rounds before the Honeybaked player was able score for the win.  Aidan Curry played another outstanding game make several acrobatic saves to keep them off the board, however took the lose in net.
The Indians will now go on the road next weekend to take on Lake Forrest Prep Academy in Chicago.