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2016-17 Results

Date

OpponentScoreRecord

11-25

12-2

12-3

12-10

12-13

12-22

12-29

12-30

12-31

1-7

1-13

1-14

1-17

1-19

1-23

1-26

1-28

2-3

2-4

2-7

2-11

2-16

2-17

2-18

2-23

2-24

2-15



@GF Central

MANDAN

@Century

DICKINSON

@Bismarck

@Hazen-B#

@Roseau, MN

Park Rapids, MN

LOW-Baud., MN

@Williston

@Jamestown

@F. Davies

CENTURY

BISMARCK

BOTTINEAU-R#

@Mandan

GF RED RIVER

DEVILS LAKE

@Dickinson

WILLISTON

JAMESTOWN

Bottineau-R$

Century$$

Bismarck $$$

F. Davies%

GF Central%%

GF Red River*



0-10L

8-2W

5-6(OT)L

7-4W

1-6L

15-0W

2-6L

7-1W

2-2T

5-0W

7-1W

4-3W(OT)

4-3W(SO)

1-10L

7-1W

8-1W

0-6L

1-3L

6-4W

5-1W

10-4W

8-3W

4-3W(3OT)

0-6L

4-2W

1-4L

1-7L



0-1

1-1

1-2

2-2

2-3

​3-3

​3-4

4-4

​4-4-1

​5-4-1

6-4-1

​7-4-1

​7-4-2

​7-5-2

​8-5-2

​9-5-2

​9-6-2

​9-7-2

​10-7-2

​11-7-2

​12-7-2

13-7-2

14-7-2

14-8-2

​15-8-2

​15-9-2

16-9-2



Home games in All CAPS

#6 point game

$ W. Region Quarterfinal

$$ W. Region Semifinal

$$$ W Region Championship

% ND State Quarterfinal

%% ND State Semifinal

* ND State Third Place

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​​​Lake of Woods 3, Minot 2 (SO) (nc)

Dec. 31, 2016, 11a.m. CT

Memorial Arena, Roseau, MN


Team123 OT SOTotal
Lake of Woods020 0    13
Minot011 0    02


First Period: No scoring
Second Period:
1. LOW, Reece Chorney (Luke Krause), 3:10; 2. M, Brock Bergrude (Zach Peterson, Patrick Heide), 9:53; 3. LOW, Nathan Poolman (unassisted), 15:55
Third Period:
4. M, Jake Viall (Easton Bennett, Colby Enns), 5:00
Overtime:
No scoring
Shootout:
LOW 1 goal
Goalie saves:
M: Odin Nelson, 10; Kyle Schultz, 5; LOW: Lemure Carradice, 30
Penalties:
M: 3 minors; LOW: 2 minors
Notes:
Lake of Woods won the shootout..Minot outshot LOW 32-17…The game was part of the Roseau, MN Holiday Classic
Records:
Minot, 4-4-1 Overall; 3-2-0 WDA
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Next Game:

2016-17 Season complete




Away

​​​Minot 7, Dickinson 4 

Dec.10, 2016, 5 p.m. CT
Pepsi Arena, Minot, N.D.


Team123Total
Dickinson1214
Minot1427


First Period: 1. M, Logan Braaten (Jake Viall, Patrick Heide), :50; 2. D, Ryan Bren (unassisted), 16:40
Second Period: 3. M, Easton Bennett (Colby Enns), 2:30; 4. M, Enns (Heide, Bennett), 6:31; 5. D, Cody Shepard (unassisted), 11:25; 6. M, Sam Opozda (Bennett), 12:42; 7. D, Joseph Pavek, 14:11; 8. M, Jake Viall (Bennett, Opozda), 14:30
Third Period: 9. M, Kyler Stenberg (Thor Nelson), 2:45; 10. D, Peter Pavek (unassisted) 6:19; 11. M, Stenberg (unassisted), 14:42
Goalie saves: D: Gabe Vaagen, 27; M: Odin Nelson, 23

Penalties: D: 8 minors; M: 7 minors
Notes: Dickinson was playing its second game in as many nights…The teams combined for six second period goals..Minot’s Easton Bennett had four points.
Records: Dickinson, 2-2 Overall; 2-2 WDA; Minot: 2-2 Overall; 2-1 WDA

Minot 5, Williston 0

Jan. 7, 2017, 5 p.m. CT

Agri-Complex, Williston, N.D.


Team12Total
Minot2125
Williston0000


First Period: 1. M, Colby Enns (Kyler Stenberg, Logan Braaten), 9:26; 2. M, Jake Viall (Patrick Heide, Easton Bennett), 11:24
Second Period:
3. M, Mason Diehl (Heide, Enns), 7:35
Third Period:
4. M, Heide (Stenberg), 1:48; 5. M, Viall (Enn, Heide) 11:19
Goalie saves:
M:  Odin Nelson, 8-8-3—19; W: Jay Lambert, 14-7-12—33
Penalties:
M: 4 minors; W: 3 minors
Notes:
Minot’s Patrick Heide had four points…Minot posted its second shutout of the season...Williston’s Jay Lambert had 33 saves in net.
Records:
Minot, 5-4-1 Overall; 4-2-0 WDA ; Williston, 4-6-1 Overall; 2-4-0 WDA
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​​​ND Quarterfinal

Minot 4, Fargo Davies 2

Feb. 23, 2017, 2:15 p.m. CT

Scheels Arena, Fargo, N.D.


Team123Total
Fargo Davies1102
Minot1214


First Period:
1. M, Mason Diehl (unassisted), 1:27; 2. FD, Cade Stibbe (Hunter Lucas), 14:47
Second Period: 3. FD, Stibbe (Jay Buchholz), 4:07; 4. M, Colby Enss (unassisted), 7:03; 5. M, Bennett (Enns), 16:09
Third Period: 6. M, Bennett (unassisted), 14:35
Goalie saves: FD: Jared Winter 6-6-2—14; M: Odin Nelson 10-11-5—26
Penalties: FD: 1 minor; M: 2 minor
Notes: Minot defeated Fargo Davies for a second time this season…FD outshot Minot 26-14…Minot’s Easton Bennett netted two goals.
Records: Fargo Davies, 16-9-0 Overall; 9-5-0 WDA; Minot, 15-8-2 Overall; 10-3-1 WDA

​​​Roseau, MN 6, Minot 2 (nc)

Dec. 29, 2016, 6 p.m. CT

Memorial Arena, Roseau, MN


Team123Total
Minot2002
Roseau3126


First Period: 1. M, Easton Bennett (unassisted), :18; 2. M, Mason Diehl (Logan Braaten, Patrick Heide), 1:26; 3. R, Brandon Lund (unassisted), 1:41; 4. R, Lund (Hanson O’Leary, Alex Verbout), 3:39; 5. R, Nathan Adrion (Lund, Aaron Huglen), 16:32
Second Period:
6. R, Bryce Johnson (Alec Severson, Bryden Stoskopf), 6:10
Third Period:
7. R, O’Leary (Stoskopf, Johnson), 14:50; 8. R, Lund (Adrion, Severson), 15:56
Goalie saves:
M: Odin Nelson 9-12-13—34; R: Willie Wooler 9-6-3—18
Penalties:
M: 5 minors; R: 4 minors
Notes:
Minot took an early two-goal lead…Roseau’s Brandon Lund had three goals…The game was part of the Roseau, MN Holiday Classic
Records:
Minot, 3-4-0 Overall; 3-2-0 WDA

​​​G.F. Central 10 Minot 0 (nc)

Nov. 26, 2016, 3:15 p.m. CT
Purpur Arena, Grand Forks, N.D.


Team123Total
Minot0000
G.F. Central42410


First Period: 1. GFC, Grant Johnson (Judd Caulfield), :16; 2. GFC, Seth Towers (Zachary Murphy, Cameron Olstad), :54; 3. GFC, Kyler Briske (Brandon Holt), 6:47; 4. GFC, Johnson (Boe Bjorge), 9:25
Second Period: 5. GFC, Murphy (Towers, Collin Caulfield), 4:56; 6. GFC, Cole Hanson (Lucas Kanta, Brock Reller), 11:20
Third Period: 7. GFC, Bjorge (Johnson, J. Caulfield), 1:04; 8. GFC, Kanta (Tyrese Murph, Hanson), 4:13; 9. GFC, Bjorge (J. Caulfield), 6:43; 10. GFC, Johnson (J. Caulfield, Bjorge), 13:30
Goalie Saves: M: Odin Nelson 13-13-2 – 28; GFC: Kaleb Johnson 1-4-1 – 6
Notes: GFC scored two goals in the opening minute of play…It was the season opening game for both teams...GF Central has won five of its last six games against Minot.
Records: Minot, 0-1-0 Overall; 0-0-0 WDA; GF Central, 1-0-0 Overall; 0-0-0 EDC

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​​​Minot 4, Century 3 (SO)

Jan. 17, 2017, 7:30 p.m. CT
Pepsi Arena, Minot, N.D.


Team123 OT SOTotal
Century003 0 03
Minot201 0 14


First Period:
1. M, Colby Enns (Jake Viall, Easton Bennett), 8:35; 2. M, Enns (Bennett, Patrick Heide), 16:29
Second Period:
No scoring
Third Period:
3. M, Bennett (Vialle), :20; 4. C, Cole Christianson (unassisted), 1:42; 5. Christianson (Carter Bailey, Isaiah Thomas), 14:39; 5. C, Thomas (Kirklan Irey), 16:33
Overtime:
No scoring
Shootout:
Minot 2 goals; Century 1 goal
Goalie saves:
C: Kolton Kringstad 8-6-5-2—21; M: Odin Nelson, 8-5-10-5—28
Penalties:
C: 5 minors; M: 4 minors, 1 major
Notes:
This was the first shootout game in the WDA this season (Minot earns 2 points; Century gains 1 point)…This was the second game between the teams that needed extra time…Minot’s Colby Enns scored twice….Century’s Cole Christianson scored twice.
Records:
C: 7-4-1 Overall; 5-2-1 WDA; Minot: 7-4-2 Overall; 6-3-0 WDA


Devils Lake 3

Minot 1 (nc)

Feb. 3, 2017, 7:30 p.m. CT
Pepsi Arena, Minot, N.D.


Team123Total
Devils Lake0123
Minot0101


First Period:
No scoring
Second Period:
1. M, Brock Bergrude (Easton Bennett, Zach Pederson), 8:43; 2. DL, Matthew Boren (Cole Senkyr, Jacob Martin), 12:18
Third Period:
3. DL, Matthew Besse (Ryyan Reule), 2:06; 4. DL, Kale Miller (Senkyr), 16:10 (en)
Goalie saves:
DL: Wyatt Ness, 22-7-4—33; M: Levi Knutson 7-9-3—19
Penalties:
DL: 10 minor; M: 4 minors
Notes:
Minot held a 1-0 lead in the second period…Devils Lake is 3-0 vs. WDA teams.
Records:
Devils Lake, 13-6-0 Overall; 7-5-0 EDC; Minot, 9-7-2 Overall; 7-3-1 WDA


​​​Bismarck High 10

Minot 1

Jan. 19, 2017, 7:30 p.m. CT
Pepsi Arena, Minot, N.D.


Team123Total
Bismarck High34310
Minot1001


First Period:
1. B, Lucas Butts (Eric Pladsen, Chase Furhman), 3:32; 2. B, Pladsen (unassisted) 4:58; 3. M, Thor Nelson (Hunter Cope, Patrick Heide), 6:33; 4. B, Pladsen (Caleb Petrie), 12:43
Second Period:
5. B, Pladsen (Petrie), 12:53; 6. B, Joey Heinert (Petrie), 4:49; 7. B, Pladsen (Butts), 10:39; 8. B, Petrie (Drew Lenertz), 16:47
Third Period:
9. B, Petrie (unassisted), 4:10; 10. B, Pladsen (unassisted), 8:50; 11. B, Ryan Clancy (Isaac Ohlhauser), 12:20
Goalie saves:
B: Zach Kessler, 9-3-3—15; M: Odin Nelson, 11-13-3—27
Penalties:
B: 6 minors; M: 6 minors; 1 misconduct
Notes:
Bismarck High’s Eric Pladsen netted four goals (three shorthanded goals)…Minot gave up 10 goals in a game for a second time this season…Bismarck High won both regular season meetings against Minot…The loss snapped Minot’s six game unbeaten streak.
Records:
Bismarck High, 12-3-0 Overall; 10-0-0 WDA; Minot, 7-5-2 Overall; 6-3-0 WDA


​​​Minot 15, Hazen-Beulah 0

Dec. 22, 2016, 7 p.m. CT
All Seasons Arena, Hazen, N.D.


Team123Total
Minot48315
Hazen-Beulah0000


First Period: 1. M, Tatum Hertz (Mason Diehl), 2:40; 2. M, Patrick Heide (unassisted), 7:42; 3. M, Brett Davis (Easton Bennett, Jake Viall), 12:04; 4. M, Hertz (Blake Nelson), 15:31
Second Period: 5. M, B. Nelson (Joey Viall, Hunter Cope), 3:12; 6. M, Bennett (Ja. Viall), 3:22; 7. M, Sam Opozda (Kyler Stenberg), 4:10; 8. M, Colby Enns (unassisted), 10:31; 9. M, Thor Nelson (Chayse Haberman), 14:38; 10. M, Heide (T. Nelson), 14:55; 11. M, Bennett (unassisted); 12. M, Bennett (Jake Viall, Davis), 16:52
Third Period: 13. M, Bennett (Davis), 2:42; 14. M, Davis (Bennett), 9:37; 15. M, Davis (unassisted), 16:12
Goalie saves: M: Odin Nelson 3-3-2—8; H-B: Evan Eliason 32-25-14—71
Penalties: M: 0 minors; H-B: 1 minor
Notes: Minot scored four times in the final 2:12 of the second period…Thirteen Minot players registered at least one point..Minot’s Easton Bennett had four goals…Hazen-Beulah goalie Evan Eliason had 71 saves…It was the only meeting this regular season between the teams.
Records: Minot, 3-3-0 Overall; 3-2-0 WDA; Hazen-Beulah, 0-6-0 Overall; 0-6-0 WDA
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​​​Minot 7, Park Rapids, MN 1 (nc)

Dec. 30, 2016, 5 p.m. CT

Memorial Arena, Roseau, MN


Team123Total
Park Rapids1001
Minot2327


First Period: 1. M, Easton Bennett (Logan Braaten, Jake Viall), :10; 2. PR, Bjorn Jorgenson (Caleb Standlie), 8:49; 3. M, Viall (Braaten, Colby Enns), 14:39
Second Period:
4. M, Ian Abrahamson (Kyler Stenberg), 1:16; 5. M, Mason Diehl (Joey Viall), 13:49; 6. M, Sam Opozda (Stenberg, Thor Nelson), 16:01
Third Period:
7. M, Hunter Cope (Bennette), 2:54; 8. M, Haberman (Abrahamson), 9:01
Goalie Saves:
M: Odin Nelson, 3-4-2—12; PR: Brendan Kruchowski, 11-13-12—36
Penalties:
M: 1 minor; PR: 3 minors
Notes:
Minot had seven different scorers…Minot scored six unanswered goals…The game was part of the Roseau, MN Holiday Classic.
Records:
Minot, 4-4-0 Overall; 3-2-0 WDA
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​​​​​​​Minot 4,

Fargo Davies 3 (OT) (nc)
Jan. 14, 2017, 3:15 p.m. CT
Scheels Arena, Fargo, N.D.


Team123 OTTotal
Minot102 14
F Davies102 03


First Period: 
1. M, Mason Diehl (Kyler Stenberg), 13:17; 2. FD, Cade Stibbe (Colton Steiner, Evan Foster), 14:03
Second Period:
No scoring
Third Period:
3. M, Easton Bennett (Jake Viall, Sam Opozda), :37; 4. FD, Ethan Mathson (Devin Kelley), 6:40; 5 FD, Taylor Parrot (Mathson), 14:47; 6. M, Bennett (Viall), 15:16
Overtime:
7. M, Colby Enns (Bennett), 6:17
Goalie saves:
M: Odin Nelson, 10-10-7-5—32; FD: Jared Winter, 8-11-8-3—31
Penalties:
M: 4 minors; FD: 4 minors
Notes:
Minot extended its unbeaten streak to five games…Minot’s Easton Bennett netted two goals and assisted on the game-winner in OT…Game was played at Scheels Arena which will host this year’s state hockey tournament in February.
Records:
Minot, 7-4-1 Overall; 5-2-0 WDA; Fargo Davies, 9-5-0 Overall; 5-4-0 EDC

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​​​​​​Minot 7,

Jamestown 1
Jan. 13, 2017, 7:30 p.m. CT
John Wilson Arena, Jamestown, N.D.


Team123Total
Minot0257
Jamestown1001


First Period:
1. J, Devin Hoffman, 4:03 (penalty shot)
Second Period:2. M, Colby Enns (Jake Viall, Patrick Heide), 5:42; 3. M, Brock Bergrude (Mason Diehl), 15:56
Third Period:
4. M, Easton Bennett (Jak. Viall, Heide), :27; 5. M, Hunter Cope (Chayse Haberman, Kyler Stenberg), 4:11; 6. M, Samuel Opozda (Bennett), 5:44; 7. M, Bergrude (unassisted); 8. M, Bennett (Viall, Heide), 11:58
Goalie saves:
M: Odih Nelson 8-14-8—30; J: Matthew Schneider 15-14-23—52
Penalties:
M: 10 minors; J: 6 minors
Notes:
Jamestown scored a penalty shot for the second time in three games…Minot scored five third period goals…Jamestown has dropped its last two games…Minot is averaging just under seven goals a game in WDA play.
Records:
Minot, 6-4-1 Overall; 5-2-0 WDA; Jamestown, 6-5-0 Overall; 5-4-0 WDA

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​​​Minot 8, Mandan 2 

Dec. 2, 2016, 7:30 p.m. CT
Pepsi Arena, Minot, N.D.


Team123Total
Mandan0112
Minot2248


First Period:
1. Min., Easton Bennett (Jake Viall, Brett Davis), :28; 2. Min., Kyler Stenberg (unassisted), 12:23
Second Period: 3. Min., Stenberg (unassisted), 1:02; 4. Min., Colby Enns (Patrick Heide, Bennett), 6:23; 5. Man., Alex Horner (Austin Leingang), 16:14
Third Period: 6. Min., Horner (unassisted), 4:48; 7. Min., Davis (Bennett, Viall), 8:04; 8. Min., Thor Nelson (Ian Abrahamson), 10:03; 9. Min., Enns (Viall, Hunter Cope), 11:47; 10. Min., Tatum Hertz (Viall, Bennett), 16:55
Goalie saves: Man: Aaron Blowers 13-12-3—28; Min: Odin Nelson 4-9-9—22
Penalties: Man: 8 minors; Min.: 8 minors
Notes: This was the first varsity game played in Minot’s new Pepsi Arena…Mandan dropped its first road game to Minot in three tries…Minot’s Kyler Stenberg and Colby Enns each had two goals…Mandan’s Alex Horner has netted at least one goal in all four games…Minot scored four unanswered goals in the final 8:56 of the third period...Minot scored 3 PP goals and 1 SH.
Records: Mandan, 2-2-0 Overall; 2-1-0 WDA; Minot: 1-1-0 Overall; 1-0-0 WDA

Minot 7,

Bottineau-Rugby 1 
Jan. 23, 2017, 7:30 p.m. CT
Pepsi Arena, Minot, N.D.


Team123Total
Bottineau-Rugby0101
Minot2237


First Period:
1. M, Colby Enns (Joey Viall, Odin Nelson), 10:02; 2. M, Jake Viall (Easton Bennett, Tatum Hertz), 11:22
Second Period:
3. M, Bennett (Ja. Viall, Brock Bergrude), :37; 4. M, Bennett (Ja. Viall, Bergrude), 2:58; 5. B-R, Shawn Schaan (unassisted), 3:31
Third Period:
6. M, Ja. Viall (Brett Davis, Bennett), 1:15; 7. M, Bennett (unassisted), 7:36; 8. M, Bennett (Ja. Viall, Bergrude), 11:01
Goalie saves:
B-R: Micah Hershey10-7-10-27; M: Odin Nelson, 4-3-x—7; Levi Knutson x-x-3—3
Penalties:
B-R: 4 minors; M: 3 minors
Notes:
This was the only regular season meeting between teams and was worth six points in the standings…Minot’s Easton Bennett scored four goals and assited on two others.
Records:
Bottineau-Rugby, 1-13-0 Overall; 1-8-0 WDA; Minot, 8-5-2 Overall; 7-3-0 WDA

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2016-17 Varsity Schedule/Results

​​​​​​​Minot 5,

Williston 1
Feb. 7, 2017, 7:30 p.m. CT
Pepsi Arena, Minot, N.D


Team123Total
Williston0011
Minot0235


First Period:
No scoring
Second Period:
1. M, Kyler Stenberg (Mason Diehl), 14:55; 2. M, Zach Pederson (Easton Bennett, Brett Davis), 16:01
Third Period:
3. M, Diehl (Brock Bergrude, Patrick Heide), 1:30; 4. W, Carson Arndt (Braedon Borseth), 5:41; 5. M, Easton Bennett (unassisted); 6:27; 6. M, Jake Viall (Bennett, Colby Enns), 16:07
Goalie saves:
W: Jay Lambert, 13-15-11—39; M: Levi Knutson, 0-2-3—5
Penalties:
W: 3 minors; M: 2 minors
Notes:
Minot won both regular season meetings between the teams….Minot clinched the No. 2 in next week’s West Region Tournament with the win…Williston had just five shots on goal.
Records:
Williston, 6-12-1 Overall; 4-10-0 WDA; Minot, 11-7-2 Overall; 10-3-0 WDA

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2016-17 Season​​

Co-Head Coaches: Jason Bennett and John Grubb

Assistant Coaches: Jersey Kelley,
Jordan Willert, Eric Woodbeck 

2015-16 Season: 20-7-0 Overall; 13-1-0 WDA (1st)

2015-16 West Region Tournament Finish: Runner-up

2015-16 ND State Tournament Finish: 6th

WDA championships: 14 (Last, 2016)

State championships: 2 (Last, 2015)

Home Arena: Minot Pepsi Arena

Minot boys' hockey website

WDA Year-by-Year Results

WDA Boys' Hockey Main Page


​​​ND 3rd Place

GF Red River 7, Minot 1

Feb. 25, 2017, 1:30 p.m. CT

Scheels Arena, Fargo, N.D.


Team123Total
Minot
0
1
0
1
GF Red River
2
3
2
7


First Period: 1. RR, Reed Olson (Mason Salquist, Braden Costello), 11:14; 2. RR, Salquist (Olson, Landon Haagenson), 2:23
Second Period: 3. RR, Luke LaMoine (Jacob Arel, Coby Tweten), 10:03; 4. RR, LaMoine (Arel), 10:25; 5. M, Kyler Stenberg (Colby Enns, Jake Viall), 13:34; 6. RR, Riley Thingvold (Max Johnson), 13:58
Third Period: 7. RR, Jace Lunski (Turner, Haagenson), 14:19; 8. RR, Costello (Thingvold), 15:42
Goalie saves: M: Odin Nelson 10-24-x-34; Levi Knudson x-x-9—9; RR: Jacob Mehlhoff 4-8-4—16
Penalties: M: 5 minors; RR: 9 minors
Notes: Minot dropped two games to Red River…Minot finished third for first time since 2014…GF Red River is 50-3 over the last two seasons.
Records: Minot, 15-10-2 Overall; 11-2-1 WDA; GF Red River, 23-4-0 Overall; 12-2-0 EDC

​​​ND Semifinal

GF Central 4, Minot 1

Feb. 24, 2017, 6:30 p.m. CT

Scheels Arena, Fargo, N.D.


Team123Total
Minot
0
0
1
1
GF Central
11
2
4


First Period:
1. GFC, Grant Johnson (Boe Bjorge, Jay Caulfield), 5:45
Second Period: 2. GFC, Bjorge (Judd Caulfield), 13:20
Third Period: 3. M, Kyler Stenberg (Logan Braaten), 5:38; 4. GFC, J. Caulfield (Bjorge, G. Johnson), 6:21; 5. GFC, J. Caulfield (G. Johnson), 8:02
Goalie saves: M: Odin Nelson 14-13-9—36; GFC: Kaleb Johnson 6-2-8—16
Penalties: M: 1 minor; GFC: 3 minors
Notes: GF Central advanced to the championship game for the third time in the last four years…GF Central defeated Minot twice this season.
Records: Minot, 15-9-2 Overall 10-3-1 WDA; G.F Central, 26-0-0 Overall; 14-0-0 EDC

G.F. Red River 6,

Minot 0 (nc)

Jan. 28, 2017, 4 p.m. CT
Pepsi Arena, Minot, N.D.


Team123Total
Red River1146
Minot0000


First Period:
1. RR, Reed Tuner (Tyler Savage, Jake Arel), 7:51
Second Period:
2. RR, Luke LaMoine (Mason Salquist), 9:41
Third Period:
3. RR, Landon Haagenson (unassisted), 8:53; 4. RR, Reed Olson (Coby Tweten), 12:37; 5. Arel (Savage), 13:40; 6. RR, Salquist (LaMoine), 13:55
Goalie saves:
Red River: Nate Bradbury 1-x-x—1; Jacob Mehlhoff x-10-5—15; Minot: Odin Nelson 10-10-6—26
Penalties:
RR: 3 minors; M: 1 minor
Notes: Red River scored four third period goals to break open the game…Minot is 2-3-1 in non-conference games.
Records:
Red River, 16-1-0 Overall; 9-1-0 EDC; Minot, 9-6-2 Overall; 8-3-0 WDA


​​​W Region Semifinal

Minot 4, Century 3 (3OT)

Feb. 17,  2017, 7:30 p.m. CT
VFW SportsCenter, Bismarck, N.D.


Team123 OT OT OTTotal
Century111 0    0    03
Minot210 0    0    14


First Period: 1. C, Kirklan Irey (Jake Yineman, Isaiah Thomas), 2:35; 2. M, Easton Bennett (Patrick Heide), 10:25; 3. M, Bennett (Jake Viall), 15:09
Second Period: 4. Jake Viall (Logan Braaten, Bennett), 3:16; 5. C, Tanner Stoddart (Drew Stoddart, Spencer Churchill), 11:42
Third Period: 6. C, Connor Hanson (Irey, Yineman), 16:36
First Overtime: No scoring
Second Overtime: No scoring
Third Overtime: 7. M, Jake Viall (Bennett, Kyler Stenberg)
Goalie saves: C: Matt Schmidt, 6-4-9-15—34; M: Odin Nelson 8-9-8-15—40
Penalties: C: 5 minors; M: 3 minors
Notes: This was the third game between the teams that needed extra time to decide…Minot qualified for the state tournament with the win…Century’s Connor Hanson scored with 24 seconds left in regulation to force overtime.
Records: Century, 14-7-1 Overall; 9-4-1 WDA; Minot, 14-7-2 Overall; 11-2-1 WDA

​​​W Region Quarterfinal

Minot 8, Bottineau-R 3

Feb. 16,  2017, 5 p.m. CT
VFW SportsCenter, Bismarck, N.D.


Team123Total
Bottineau-Rugby0213
Minot3238


First Period: 1. M, Easton Bennett (Logan Braaten, Levi Knudson), 6:52; 2. M, Blake Nelson (Colby Enns), 8:53; 3. M, Jake Viall (Bennett, Enns), 11:00
Second Period: 4. B-R, Jace Scherr (Gabe Clements, Wyatt Haakenson), 4:01; 5. B-R, Nic Costa (Shawn Schaan), 4:42; 6. M, Patrick Heide (Enns, Bennett), 9:04; 7. M, Hunter Cope (Enns), 15:11
Third Period: 8. M, Mason Diehl (Brock Bergrude, Braaten), 9:33; 9. M, Enns (Heide), 8:20; 10. M, B. Nelson (Thor Nelson, Braaten), 9:33; 11. B-R, Wyatt Haakenson (Ty Spence), 16:11
Goalie saves: B-R: Micah Hershey 17-15-9—41; M: Levi Knudson, 1-3-X—4; Odin Nelson, x-x-4—4
Penalties: B-R: 4 minors; M: 3 minors, 1 major
Notes: Minot advanced to the semifinals…Bottineau-Rugby dropped into a loser-out game…Minot’s Colby Enns had five points.
Records: Bottineau-Rugby, 3-16-0 Overall; 3-9-0 WDA; Minot, 13-7-2 Overall; 11-2-1 WDA

​​​Minot 6,

Dickinson 4

Feb. 4, 2017, 6:30 p.m. CT
West River Ice Center, Dickinson, N.D.


Team12Total
Minot136
Dickinson114


First Period:
1. M, Colby Enns (Easton Bennett, Patrick Heide), 5:59; 2. D, Kaymen Kitchen (unassisted), 12:33
Second Period: 3. M, Jake Viall (Heide), 5:16; 4. M, Enns (Bennett, Heide), 8:50; 5. M, Viall (Bennett, Heide), 12:56; 6. D, Jaren Hugelen (Jerzy Martin, Logan Karsky), 16:46
Third Period: 7. D, Joseph Pavek (Martin, Chris Zubke), 9:24; 8. M, Enns (Kyler Stenberg, Heide), 9:55; 9. M, Heide (Viall, Enns), 10:11; 10. D, Martin (Ryan Bren)
Goalie saves: M: Odin Nelson, 10-8-12—30; D: Gabe Vaagen, 9-17-6—32
Penalties: NA
Notes: Minot won both regular season games between the teams…Minot’s Patrick Heide had five points…Dickinson’s Jerzy Martin had three points.
Records: Minot, 10-7-2 Overall; 9-2-1 WDA; Dickinson, 10-7-1 Overall; 7-7-0 WDA


​​​Bismarck High 6, Minot 1 

Dec. 13, 2016, 7:15 p.m. CT
VFW SportCenter, Bismarck, N.D.


Team123Total
Minot0011
Bismarck High4116


First Period: B, Ryan Clancy (Caleb Petire, Drew Lenertz), 4:33; 2. B, Eric Pladsen (TJ Irey), 4:48; 3. B, Clancy (unassisted), 15:41; 4. B, Irey (Jakob Parisien), 16:02
Second Period: 5. B, Petire (Joey Heinert, Parisien), 8:47
Third Period: 6. B, Lenertz (unassisted), 3:10; M: Kyler Stenberg (Jake Viall), 10:22
Goalie saves: M: Odin Nelson 9-10-6—25; B: Zach Kessler 6-9-3—18
Penalities: M: 5 minors; B: 4 minors
Notes: It was the home opener for Bismarck High…Bismarck High’s Ryan Clancy scored two goals…Minot’s Kyler Stenberg scored his sixth goal of the season.
Records: Minot, 2-3 Overall; 2-2 WDA; Bismarck High, 6-0 Overall; 4-0 WDA

For the complete varsity schedule, click on the link above.

​​​Minot 10, 

Jamestown 4

Feb. 11, 2017, 4:30 p.m. CT
Pepsi Arena, Minot, N.D.


Team123Total
Jamestown0224
Minot25310


First Period:  1. M, Jake Viall (Easton Bennett, Kyler Stenberg), 3:09; 2. M, Kyler Stenberg (Viall, Bennett), 13:01
Second Period: 3. M, Colby Enns (Patrick Heide), :42; 4. J, Leo Halko (Devin Hoffmann, Cole Burkle), 1:04; 5. M, Brock Bergrude (Logan Braaten), 3:41; 6. M
Bennett (Heide, Stenberg), 5:45; 7. M, Bennett (Viall, Enns), 7:27; 8. J, Hunter Beckman (Bryce Nelson, Parker Stockert), 7:53; 9. M, Heide (Blake Nelson, Thor Nelson), 8:24
Third Period: 10. J, Hunter Beckman (Stockert, Nelson), 3:34; 11. J, Hoffmann (Halko), 6:11; 12. M, Viall (Enns, Bennett), 10:03; 13. M, Bergrude (unassisted), 12:06; 14. M, Ian Abrahamson (Rylan Neiszner, Joey Viall)
Goalie saves: J: Matthew Schneider 8-11-13—32; M: Levi Knutson, 2-1-x—3; Odin Nelson x-3-6—9
Penalties: J: 8 minors; M: 1 minor
Notes: Minot won both regular season meetings…The 10 goals allowed was the most by Jamestown this season…Minot scored five second period goals.
Records: Jamestown, 9-12-0 Overall; 8-8-0 WDA; Minot, 12-7-2 Overall; 11-2-1 WDA


Century 6, Minot 5 (OT)

Dec. 8, 2016, 7:15 p.m. 

VFW SportCenter, Bismarck, N.D.


Team123OTTotal
Minot02305
Century10416


First Period: 1. C, Isaiah Thomas (Jake Yineman), 13:10
Second Period: 2. M, Jake Viall (Brett Davis, Easton Bennett), 3:02; 3. M, Kyler Stenberg (Zach Pederson, Patrick Heite), 4:31
Third Period: 4. M, Bennett (Davis, Colby Enns), 1:03; 5. C, Cole Christianson (Tanner Stoddart, Casey Foss), 1:47; 6. M, Enns (Mason Diehl, Sam Opozda), 4:34; 7. M, Jak. Viall (unassisted); 8. C, Yineman (Carter Klein, Thomas), 15:12; 9. C, Foss (Yineman, Thomas), 15:45; 10. C, Kirklan Irey (Connor Hanson, Yineman), 16:35
Overtime: 11. C, Yineman (John Ashley), 6:28
Goalie saves: M, Odin Nelson 10-7-14-5—36; Colton Kringstad, 7-11-10-3—31
Penalties: M: 7 minors; C: 5 minors
Notes: Century trailed 5-2 with 2:28 remaining in the third period…The teams combined for seven third period goals…Century’s Jake Yineman had five points…The game was Century’s first in nearly two weeks…Each team had a shorthanded goal.
Records: Minot, 1-2-0 Overall; 1-1-0 WDA; Century, 3-0-0 Overall; 1-0-0 WDA


​​​Overall: 15-9-2 / Conference: 11-3-0  Home: 5-3-1 / Away: 6-4-0 / Neutral: 4-3-1


Minot 8,

Mandan 1

Jan. 26, 2017, 7:30 p.m. CT
All Seasons Arena, Mandan, N.D.


Team123Total
Minot1528
Mandan0101


First Period:
1. Mi, Easton Bennett (Colby Enns, Jake Viall) , 6:39
Second Period:
2. Mi, Brett Davis (Mason Diehl, Zachary Pedersen), 2:10; 3. Mi, Logan Braaten (Thor Nelson), 2:41; 4. Ma, Alex Horner (Quinn Halstengard), 3:30; 5. Mi, Patrick Heide (Bennett), 6:18; 6. Mi, Jake Viall (Heide, Bennett), 10:46; 7. Mi, Diehl (Braaten, Brock Bergrude), 15:59
Third Period:
8. Mi, Davis (Kyler Stenberg), 11:50; 9. Mi, Ian Abrahamson (Tatum Hertz, Blake Nelson), 15:00
Goalie saves:
Mi: Odin Nelson 7-7-1—15; Ma: Aaron Blowers 12-5-x—17; Maysion Mattern x-9-19—28
Penalties:
Mi: 2 minors; Ma: 4 minors
Notes:
Minot won both regular season meetings…Mandan has scored just once in each of its last four games…Seven different Minot players scored goals.
Records:
Minot, 9-5-2 Overall; 8-3-0 WDA; Mandan, 5-11-0 Overall; 5-7-0 WDA


Home

Team leaders

(As of Feb. 27)

Goals: Easton Bennett, 28

Assists: Bennett, 33

Points: Bennett, 61

Goals Against Avg.:

Odin Nelson, 3.62

Save Pct.: O. Nelson, 86.7

​Shutouts:

O. Nelson, 2

Minot Magicians Boys' Hockey

Previous Game: Neutral

Feb. 25

@ND State 3rd Place

1-7 Loss

GF Red River

​​​W Region Championship

Bismarck High 6, Minot 0

Feb. 18, 2017, 4 p.m. CT
VFW SportsCenter, Bismarck, N.D.


Team123Total
Minot0000
Bismarck High2226


First Period:
1. B, TJ irey (Jakob Parisien, 1:54; 2. B, Irey (Ryan Clancy, Parisien), 4:47
Second Period: 3. B, Caleb Petrie (unassisted) 11:37; 4. B, Irey (Erick Pladen, Parisien), 16:01
Third Period: 5. B, TJ Ball (unassisted0 4:37; 6. B, Parisien (Pladsen, Drew Lenertz), 6:26
Goalie saves: M: Odin Nelson 9-9-x—18; Levi Knudson x-x-11—11; B: Zach Kessler 4-2-3—9
Penalties: M: 8 minors; B: 5 minors
Notes: Bismarck High won its 12th West Region Tournament title…Bismarck High has qualified for the state tournament every season since 1990..Minot qualified for seventh year in a row…BHS’ senior Eric Pladsen was named senior athlete of the year…BHS’ Pladsen, TJ Irey and Zach Kessler were named to the all-tournament team...Minot’s Easton Bennett, Colby Enns was named to the all-tournament team.
Records: Minot, 14-8-2 Overall; 11-2-1 WDA; Bismarck High, 19-4-0 Overall; 13-0-0 WDA