Mike Dietrich and Zach Blaisdell had three points apiece helping Wisconsin move back into a first place tie atop the SIJHL standings with Fort Frances following the home ice triumph over Dryden at the Northwest Sports Complex.
Chris Belhumer gave the Ice Dogs the lead striking midway through the opening period.
Dietrich and Blaisdell would then tally two minutes apart in the second stanza to tie it and then put the Wilderness on top after 40 minutes.
Dietrich and Bram Erickson would supply some third period insurance as they improved to 15-3 on the year.
Tanner Milliron made 18 saves to pick..
Making just his third start, Dryden’s Kim Wildhaber notched his second shutout making 27 stops in blanking Duluth at Memorial Arena.
Following a scoreless opening period the Ice Dogs would grab a 2-0 cushion after two periods of play as Tom Kuhn and Chris Belhumer found the back of the net less than four minutes apart early in the frame beating Duluth netminder Jason Dzurik.
Josh Reid and Bryce Maggrah would then supply some insurance in the third to secure the Ice Dogs’ victory.
Shots on goal were 33-27 in favour of Dryden as they improved to 7-7-3 while the Clydesdales saw their..
Matt Kaarela’s goal in the shootout proved to be the difference as the Thunder Bay North Stars edged the Dryden Ice Dogs 3-2 in Superior International Junior Hockey League action Wednesday evening at the Fort William Gardens.
Brandon Wolframe would open the scoring for Thunder Bay beating Dryden goaltender Dustin Stevens with his fifth maker of the season at 12:05.
The Ice Dogs would respond with the equalizer three and a half minutes later as Diego Breckenridge’s effort eluded Marc Nother in the North Stars net.
The home side would retake the lead before the opening session was out as..
Tanner Milliron turned aside all 20 shots he faced to post his first SIJHL shutout as the Wilderness blanked the Ice Dogs.
Mike Dietrich would notch the only goal Wisconsin would need as he buried his sixth of the campaign past Dryden netminder Dustin Stevens at 6:26 of the opening period.
Matt Petersen, in his league debut, and Bram Erickson tacked on tallies in the middle stanza for the only other goals of the night.
The Wilderness moved into a share of top spot in the standings with the triumph improving to 12-2 while the fifth place Ice Dogs fell to 5-7-2 as their winless drought went to..
The Ice Dogs rode the 34-save performance of Dustin Stevens to upend visiting Wisconsin at Memorial Arena.
Jesse Linner notched the lone goal for the home side 15:44 into the contest to grab the lead after one period of play.
Tallies 2:42 apart by Len Pelletier and Linner would then put the Ice Dogs on top 3-0 before the midway mark of the second stanza.
A Zach Blaisdell power play effort would get Wisconsin on the board before the session was out, but Stevens shut the door after that to help Dryden put the brakes on a five-game winless skid and improving to 6-7-2 on the year.
Byron Katapaytuk scored four times to help pace the Fort Frances Lakers past the Dryden Ice Dogs 6-2 Thursday in Superior International Junior Hockey League play at Memorial Arena.
He began his offensive output by tallying twice in a 13-second span midway through the opening period to put his side on top.
Bryce Maggrah would answer back for Dryden before the frame was out to cut the deficit in half.
Katapaytuk would notch his hat-trick goal 14:34 of the middle stanza to make it 3-1 after 40 minutes.
A Jesse Linner power play effort would pull the Ice Dogs to within one early in the third..