Faribault Boys Hockey Defeats Winona in LaCrescent
The Faribault Falcon boys hockey team continues to capitalize on the power play. The Falcons defeated Winona 3-1 Friday in the LaCrescent Holiday Tournament after going 2 of 3 on the power play. Faribault outshot the Winhawks 37-15 and Winona was 0 for 3 on the power play. Junior goalie Jake Dolter was in net for his fourth win of the season on 14 saves.
Grady Goodwin achieved a power play goal for the Falcons 1:39 into the game assisted by senior Daniel Drevlow (4). Winona did tie it up before the end of the first period. Shots were 14-6 in favor of Faribault. Goodwin (4) scored his second goal 13:11 of the second period to give the Falcons the lead. It was also on the power play, unassisted. Faribault outshot Winona 14-8 in that period.
The Falcons dominated the puck in the third period allowing just one shot on goal by the Winhawks while they had 9 shots in the period. A short handed empty net goal was scored by Leighton Weasler (3) with 19 seconds to go in the game to give Faribault their third goal.
The Falcons are 6-2-1 and play 11:30 Saturday morning against Becker-Big Lake. The Eagles lost to LaCrescent Friday 4-3. Faribault has not lost yet in the tournament.
The Falcons have scored 11 times on the power play in 9 games this season while allowing 6 power play goals. The power play is now at 32.4 percent.
Other boys hockey Friday:
- Rochester Century 5 Anoka 1
- St. Cloud Cathedral 5 Mankato East 1
- Mankato West 2 Duluth Denfeld 1
- Owatonna 5 Apple Valley 4
- Hayward 4 John Marshall 1
- Rochester Mayo 8 New Richmond 1
- Rochester Lourdes 5 Albert Lea 4
- Stillwater 3 Lakeville North 1
- Rosemount 5 Buffalo 1
- Burnsville 2 Centennial 2 (ot)
- Hastings 4 Eagan 3
- Hopkins 4 New Prague 2
- Redwood Valley 8 Dodge County 5
- Lakeville South 3 Holy Family Catholic 2
- Chaska 8 Prior Lake 0