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DULUTH -- The Superior High School boys hockey team went into Thursday night's game with Cloquet-Esko-Carlton with its sights set on the starting line of Nolan Meyer, Jack McFarlane and Ben Michaud.
PROCTOR -- The Superior High School boys hockey team defeated the Proctor Rails for the second time in a week with a 4-1 win Tuesday night at the Proctor Ice Arena. The Spartans also defeated the Rails 3-0 last week in the semifinals of the Duluth Marshall Hilltopper Holiday Classic.
DULUTH -- The Superior High School boys hockey coach Jason Kalin reached into his bag of tricks and pulled out the winning play Wednesday night as the Spartans defeated Duluth Marshall 3-2 in overtime in the championship game of the Duluth Marshall Hilltoppers Holiday Classic at Mars Lakeview Arena. Faced with a defensive draw, the Spartans had leading scorer Daniel Litchke on the bench.
DULUTH -- The Superior High School boys hockey team advanced to the championship game of the Duluth Marshall Hilltopper Holiday Classic with a 3-0 victory over the Proctor Rails Tuesday night at Mars Lakeview Arena. The Spartans will now play in the championship game at 3:15 p.m. today against Duluth Marshall, a 5-3 winner over Madison Edgewood. Junior Scott Crawford picked up the shutout for Superior with a 20-save performance.
The Superior High School boys hockey team turned in its best offensive game of the season with an 8-3 victory over the New Richmond Tigers Thursday afternoon at Wessman Arena. The Spartans, whose previous high was seven goals in a win over Rice Lake, jumped all over the Tigers with four goals in the opening seven minutes of the game. The third goal resulted in New Richmond replacing starting goaltender Kyle Frey with Patrick Hailey. Frey and Hailey combined on 28 saves for the Tigers (5-4) while senior Sam Reiswig picked up the win with a 22-save performance for the Spartans (4-4-1). Super
The Crookston Pirates scored three power-play goals and an empty-netter in a 5-3 win over the Superior High School boys hockey team Thursday night at Wessman Arena. Crookston improved to 2-3-1 on the year while the Spartans fall to 2-4-1. Superior's Daniel Litchke's team-leading seventh goal was the only score of the first period.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior hockey team pulled off a trifecta Saturday night at Wessman Arena. The Yellowjackets wrapped up the 2010 portion of their scheduled with a 7-3 win over local rivals St. Sholasitca; the victory avenged a 3-1 loss to the Saints Friday night; and the win was the 200th career victory for UWS coach Dan Stauber. "I told the guys that coaches don't win games, players do, so I'm pretty humble about it," Stauber said. "We've been playing pretty good, but this week was kind of tough on us.
ISANTI, Minn. -- The Superior Spartans and Cambridge-Isanti Blue Jackets skated to a 2-2 overtime tie in non-conference high school hockey action Friday night at the David C. Johnson Arena. The visiting Spartans jumped on the Blue Jackets right away as Daniel Litchke snuck through three CI players between the circles scored unassisted 1:04 into the game. After a scoreless second period, Superior's Taylor Olson hit the cross bar with 8:55 left in the third period.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team will wrap up the 2010 portion of its schedule by hosting the St. Scholastica Saints Friday and Saturday at Wessman Arena. The host Yellowjackets are ranked No. 15 in the country and enter the local battle after a weekend sweep of UW-Stevens Point and a 1-1 overtime tie with the Lawrence Vikings Tuesday night. UWS is 7-3-1 overall and 5-1 in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association. A sweep of the Saints would move the Yellowjackets into a first-place tie in the NCHA with the St.
EAU CLAIRE -- Eau Claire Memorial scored three goals in a span of 34 seconds in the first period and Hunter Scott notched the hat trick as the Old Abes defeated the Superior High School boys hockey team 5-2 Saturday afternoon at the Hobbs Ice Center. The Old Abes, who entered the game ranked No. 3 among high school hockey teams in Wisconsin, also got goals from Brady Burzynski and Alexander Dahl as they improve to 4-0 on the season. The Spartans, ranked No.