Park boys hockey: Wolfpack ties Stillwater to end skidPark had a one-goal lead slip away Thursday in a 1-1 tie to Stillwater in Stillwater.
By: Nick Gerhardt, South Washington County Bulletin
Park had a one-goal lead slip away Thursday in a 1-1 tie to Stillwater in Stillwater.
The Wolfpack (0-5-1, 0-4-1 SEC) scored 3 minutes, 47 seconds into the second period on the power play, but the Ponies (2-2-1, 2-2-1 SEC) found the equalizer 2:17 into the third period when Mitch Reinke scored.
Park got outshot 34-18 in the game and went 1-for-5 on the power play. Stillwater finished 1-for-6 on the power play.
Matthew Palmquist finished with 33 saves in goal for the Wolfpack.
A four-goal third period wasn’t enough for Park to rally Saturday against Forest Lake in a 7-4 loss in Forest Lake.
The Rangers grabbed a 5-0 lead before the start of the third period as they converted on all three power-play chances they had in the game and finished with 41 shots on goal.
Forest Lake (5-2, 2-2 SEC) built a 6-0 lead before the Wolfpack found a goal. Park scored four times in the third with goals from Nicholas Moser, Brent Wallace and Eric Stoffel. Moser scored twice in the game, including a power-play goal.
The Wolfpack gave up a short-handed goal in the third period and a power-play goal. Park had just 18 shots on goal.
Stoffel finished with a goal and two assists while Jacob Garr had two assists. Moser also added an assist. Kyle Strand made 34 saves in the loss.
Weston Kilpela scored three times for the Rangers and Trevor Thompson added two goals. Ryan Herbert finished with four assists and Jack Schmidt had two assists.
Park faces Apple Valley Thursday at Cottage Grove Ice Arena.