The University of Wisconsin-Superior men’s hockey team ran its unbeaten streak to five games with a 5-2 win over Northland Friday at Wessman Arena.

The Yellowjackets, 4-0-1 in their last five games, got goals from five different players.

Troy York, Chad Lopez, Dylan Johnson, Andrew Durhman and Ty Proffitt scored for Superior, 10-2-1 overall and 5-2 in the WIAC.

The goals by Johnson and Durahm came within a span of 1:18 in the second period, giving UWS a 4-1 lead.

Northland (3-9, 1-6) got goals from Ty Kraus and Cameron Courte.

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Myles Hektor picked up the win in goal for the Yellowjackets with 23 saves. Will McEwen had 40 saves for Northland.

The win completed a season sweep of the Lumberjacks for the Yellowjackets, who increased their lead in the conference standings to three points over second-place UW-Eau Claire. The win also matched the total posted by the Yellowjackets a year ago.

UWS hosts St. John's on Friday, Jan. 10, and Concordia-Moorhead on Saturday, Jan. 11. Both games begin at 7:05 p.m.



Northland..............0-1-1—2

UW-Superior..........2-2-1—5

First Period — 1. UWS, Troy York 8 (Martan Yelle, Liam Blais), 4:52. 2. UWS, Chad Lopez 6 (David Kaplan), 17:52.

Second Period — 3, NC, Ty Kraus 3 (Cole Woodliffe, Daniel Chartran), 1:38. 4. UWS, Dylan Johnson 6 (Lopez), 16:25. 5. UWS, Andrew Durham 9 (Jordan Martin, Troy MacTavish), 17:43.

Third Period — 6. Cameron Courte 3 (Brandon Workun), 6:25. 7. UWS, Ty Proffitt 2 (Colton Nelson), 11:36.

Saves — Will McEwen, NC, 40. Myles Hektor, UWS, 23.