Photo: Peyton Bartsch Photography
Minot, ND – A fast-paced start helped propel the St. Cloud Norsemen to a 3-1 win over the Minot Minotauros on Friday night.
Inside of the first minute, the opening offensive possession for the Norsemen was converted to the opening goal of the game by Ryan O’Neill.
In the third, the Tauros would find an answering goal from Tyler Kostelecky just 16 seconds before Chase Freiermuth scored his first goal in a Norsemen sweater to take the 2-1 lead. With time winding down, Ben Helgeson scored his third goal of the campaign on the empty net to secure a 3-1 victory.
Paxton Geisel claimed his fourth win on the season after stopping 20 of 21 shots.
With the win, the Norsemen improve to 4-12-0 and will take on the Minot Minotauros on Saturday, January 30 at 7:35PM at Maysa Arena. Mark Shelley will provide the Play-By-Play on the Lyon Sheet Metal & Heating Norsemen Network beginning at 7:30PM on HockeyTV.
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