LATE KERO GOAL SENDS MICHIGAN TECH PAST LAKE SUPERIOR STATE, 3-2
Junior forward Tanner Kero scores at 17:52 of third period for Huskies

Junior forward Tanner Kero scored at 17:52 of the third period for the Huskies

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. - Lake Superior State drops game two against Michigan Tech Saturday, 3-2. The Lakers (11-8-1 overall, 7-7-0 Western Collegiate Hockey Association) came up short making it their third straight WCHA Saturday loss.

Junior forward Andrew Dommett (5-3--8) opened the scoring at 10:37 of the first period on a power-play goal from sophomore defenseman Eric Drapluk (5-4--9) and freshman forward Garret Clemment (3-7--10).

Blake Pietila tied the game 1-1 at 6:41 of the second with a power-play goal for the Huskies (7-11-6 overall, 5-5-4 WCHA) from Alex Petan. MTU took a 2-1 lead at 8:47 from Ryan Furne.

Senior forward Colin Campbell (7-7--14) tied the game at two from freshman forward Alex Globke (8-10--18) at 9:37 of the second.

Michigan Tech tallied the game-winning goal at 17:52 of the third from Tanner Kero.

Senior netminder Kevin Kapalka (7-5-1) tied his career-high saves during the loss to MTU, Kapalka made 48 saves between the pipes. Jamie Phillips (2-3-1) recored 27 saves for the win.

Both the Lakers and Huskies were 1-for-3 on the power-play.