Girls' Hockey: 2 goalies, 2 shutouts for Lightning girls

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Northern Lakes forward Rose Aldridge looks to outmaneuver her opponent in the Lightning's win Tuesday, Nov. 19. Dan Determan / Echo Journal

Caitlyn Gutzman collected four points and Kate Stephens kept the Lightning net clean as Northern Lakes picked up its first win of the season, 5-0, over the Detroit Lakes Lakers Tuesday, Nov. 19, in a Mid-State Conference contest.

Gutzman netted a pair of goals and assisted on two others for the Lightning, who handed new head coach Chuck Deutsch his first win.

Also scoring for Northern Lakes were Arianna LeMieur, Rose Aldridge and Hayden Boelter. Megan Muller and Elli Saxerud were credited with assists.

Stephens rejected all 25 shots she faced while the Lightning put 35 shots on goal.


Detroit Lakes 0 0 0 -- 0

Northern Lakes 0 3 2 -- 5

Second period:NL-Caitlyn Gutzman (Savannah Abear) 16:19; NL-Arianna LeMieur (Gutzman) ppg 12:06; NL-Gutzman 1:00

Third period: NL-Rose Aldridge (Gutzman) ppg 11:57; NL-Hayden Boelter (Megan Muller, Elli Saxerud) ppg 8:23

Shots on goal: NL 36, DL 25

Goalies: NL- Kate Stevens (25 saves); DL- (31 saves)

Conference: NL 1-0. Overall: NL 1-2. Next: Northern Lakes at Prairie Centre in Sauk Centre 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21.


Lightning 5, Devils 0

Savannah Abear and Boelter each tallied two goals for the Northern Lakes Lightning as they defeated the Prairie Center Blue Devils 5-0 Thursday, Nov. 21.

Abear opened the scoring on an assist from Boelter in the first followed by a Boelter goal on an assist from LeMieur and Saxerud.

Boelter opened the scoring in the second period with assists from Emily Brunkhorst and LeMieur. Gutzman then scored with help from Riley Fogarty and Aldridge.

The final goal of the night came from Abear on an unassisted power-play goal.

Northern Lakes goalie Maddie Wahoske recorded 15 saves for the Lightning who have won two straight. Kennedy Lemke of Prairie Center defended the net for the Blue Devils with 34 saves on 39 shots.

Prairie Centre 0 0 0 -- 0


Northern Lakes 2 3 0 -- 5

First period: NL-Savannah Abear (Hayden Boelter) 5:00, NL-Boelter (Arianna Lemieur, Elli Saxerud) 13:50

Second period: NL-Boelter (Emily Brunkhorst, Lemieur) 14:18, NL-Caitlyn Gitzman (Riley Fogarty, Rose Aldridge) 16:15, NL-Abear PP 16:48

Shots on goal: NL 39, PC 15

Goalies: NL-Maddie Wahoske (15 saves); PC- Kennedy Lemke (34 saves)

Hibbing/Chisholm 5, Northern Lakes 0

Stephens knocked away 33 of 38 shots in a 5-0 loss for Northern Lakes to Hibbing/Chisholm Saturday, Nov 23.

The Lightning totaled 18 shots on Hibbing/Chisholm goalie Lilly Hess.

Hibbing/Chisholm 1 2 2 -- 5

Northern Lakes 0 0 0 -- 0

First period: HC-Claire Rewertz (Dorothy Kearney, Emma Lundell) 1:40

Second period: HC-Maddie Rewertz (Lundell, Kearney) 3:36; HC-Lundell (Kearney, Allie Bussey) 4:58

Third period: HC-Bussey (Kearney, Rewertz) 9:52; HC-Julia Gherardi 16:54

Shots on goal: NL 18, Northern Lakes 38

Goalies: NL-Kate Stephens (33 saves); Hibbing Chisholm-Lilly Hess (18 saves)

Overall: NL 2-3. Next: Northern Lakes hosts Eveleth-gilbert 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6.

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Alyssa Kosloski takes a shot on goal in the Lightning's 5-0 win over Detroit Lakes Tuesday, Nov. 19. Dan Determan / Echo Journal

Dan Determan has been a reporter for the Echo Journal since 2014, primarily covering sports at Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus
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