Caitlyn Gutzman scored both goals for the Northern Lakes Lightning in a 5-2 non-conference loss to the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets Friday, Dec. 20.

Arianna LeMieur and Hayden Boelter assisted on both goals.

Goalie Kate Stephens recorded 26 saves for the Lightning who were outshot 31-26.



Cambridge-Isanti 2 1 2 -- 5

Northern Lakes 1 1 0 -- 2



First period: NL-Caitlyn Gutzman (Hayden Boelter, Arianna LeMieur) 4:32; C-I-Sami Olson (Ashton Parnell) 4:51; C-I-Olson (Parnell) 8:27

Second period: C-I-Leah Hari (Alana Fix, Jenna Hari) 8:34; NL-Gutzman (LeMieur, Boelter) 15:05

Third period: C-I-Parnell (Alexa Oliver) 2:59; C-I-Parnell (Fix) 12:36

Shots on goal: NL 26, C-I 31

Goalies: NL-Kate Stephens (26 saves); C-I-Jordan Millam (24 saves)

Overall: NL 3-8.



Princeton 6, Lightning 4

Boelter notched two goals as Northern Lakes lost to Princeton 6-4 in a non-conference game Thursday, Dec. 19.

Boelter scored on an assist from Gutzman. Alyssa Kosloski’s goal on an assist from Boelter and Gutzman made it 3-2 Princeton with 10:13 remaining in the second period.

Rose Aldridge scored in the third on assists from Riley Fogarty and Emily Brunkhorst. Boelter made it a two-goal deficit on an assist from Gutzman and Kosloski.

The Lightning outshot the Tigers 36-21 and goalie Kate Stephens recorded 15 saves.



Princeton 2 2 2 -- 6

Northern Lakes 0 2 2 -- 4



First period: P-McKenzie Meland (Ameila Smith) 2:58; P-Bailey Isaacson (Madison Aune) 7:44

Second period: NL-Hayden Boelter (Caitlyn Gutzman) 0:14; P-Sam Haverinen (Kallie Abrahamson, Sydney Eckert) ppg 0:44; NL-Alyssa Kosloski (Boelter, Gutzman) 10:13; P-Abrahamson (Meland, Isaacson) 13:45

Third period: P-Haverinen (Carly Leitold) 2:00; NL-Rose Aldridge (Riley Fogarty, Emily Brunkhorst) 8:43; NL-Boelter (Gutzman, Kosloski) 11:07; P-Abrahamson (Meland, Isaacson) 15:05

Shots on goal: NL 36, P 21

Goalies: NL-Kate Stephens (15 saves); P-Mackenzie Dembinski (32 saves)

Overall: NL 3-7.



Otters 2, Lightning 0

Ellie Andersen’s two goals provided all of the scoring for Fergus Falls in a 2-0 win over the Northern Lakes Lightning Tuesday, Dec 17.

Kate Stephens kicked away 34 of the 32 shots that she faced in net for the Lightning.



Fergus Falls 1 0 1 -- 2

Northern Lakes 0 0 0 -- 0



First period: FF-Ellie Andersen (Jade Zierden, Chloe Nelson) 1:32

Third period: FF-Andersen 16:40

Shots on goal: NL 16, FF 34

Goalies: NL-Kate Stephens (32 saves); FF- Lexi Metcalf (16 saves)