Lakers pull away from Huskies late for first win of the season
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Lake Superior State Lakers closed out their first series of the season with win against the Michigan Tech Huskies. It was a 1-1 game going into the third period. Goals from Hampus Eriksson, Jack Jeffers, Ashton Calder, and Pete Veillette powered the Lakers to a 4-1 win Sunday.
Senior goalie Mareks Mitens posted his sixth career shutout for the Lakers. With the win and tie the Lakers improve to 1-0-1 on the young season, as the Huskies fall to 0-1-1. Both teams will be in action next at Northern Michigan University.
The Lakers play the Wildcats at the Berry Events Center Wednesday. Puck drop is 7:07 p.m. in Marquette.
The Huskies will be in Marquette later in the week, on Friday, and home for the Wildcats on Saturday.
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