Hudson Crusaders (2nd tie) @ Dells Ducks (2nd Tie)
Ducks lead series 2-0
The battle for 2nd place in the MN Division continues with a 3-game series in the Dells. The Ducks stout defense allowed just two Crusader goals all season. The Ducks have won 8 of 10 divisional games played since the last time these two matched up on November 9th and are riding a six game win streak, Hudson has won 14 of 16 games in that stretch with both of their losses coming against the #1 Rochester Ice Hawks. The Ducks roster two of the leagues top goaltenders Sandro Aeschlimann (A) and Jared Young who split time between the pipes. Hudson rosters four league top ten points leaders Peter Karavos, Dennis Andersson, Justin Ruedebusch and Andrew Willner. A must see series between two of last years final four participants.
|Kyle Gonzalez||Hudson Crusaders||Minnesota Magicians||2 games|
|Soren Colstrup||Steele County Blades||Coulee Region Chill, NAHL||current|
|Tyler Harkins||Wisconsin Rampage||Surry Eagles, BCHL||current|
|Bryce Kamenick||Steele County Blades||Janesville Jets, NAHL||1 game|
|Matt Millendorf||Dells Ducks||Trinity NCAA D3||2015-16|
Game Win Streak - Rochester Ice Hawks & Illiana Blackbirds -15
Consecutive games with a goal: Drew Cleereman & James Pyle -9
Consecutive games with a point: Tyler Harkins -24
Consecutive games with a hat trick - Andrew Willner -3
Consecutive shutouts: Sandro Aeschlimann (A) -3
Consecutive wins-goaltender: Sam Nelson & Cody Stein -8
Jordan Pitlick, F
In 7 games Jordan Pitlick logged 5 goals and 3 assists including 2 game winners. The Minnesota native in his first season with the Lakers is currently averaging 1.14 points per game while riding a 5 game point streak.