Alaska Wins Wild Game At Lake Superior State, 7-5
Sophomore forward Marcus Basara posts two goals and assist for Nanooks

Sophomore forward Marcus Basara posts two goals and assist for Nanooks
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 1:47  AKF1-0 EV Nolan Huysmans (3)Shawn Hochhausen/1
1st 5:27  LSS1-1 EV Austin McKay (3)James Roll/4, Stephen Perfetto/2
1st 14:48  AKF2-1 EV Peter Krieger (4)Colton Parayko/5
1st 19:55  LSS2-2 EV Chris Ciotti (2)Bryce Schmitt/4
2nd 1:29  AKF3-2 EV Zach Frye (1)Colton Sparrow/3, Trevor Campbell/2
2nd 3:59  AKF4-2 PP Marcus Basara (5)Nolan Kaiser/5, Colton Parayko/6
2nd 6:08  AKF5-2 PP Colton Parayko (3)Tyler Morley/8, Marcus Basara/3
3rd 1:56  AKF6-2 EV GW Tayler Munson (2)Alec Hajdukovich/2, Trevor Campbell/3
3rd 4:29  LSS3-6 EV Nathan Harris (1)James Roll/5
3rd 5:44  AKF7-3 EV Marcus Basara (6)Tyler Morley/9, Garrick Perry/5
3rd 13:54  LSS4-7 PP Stephen Perfetto (3)Eric Drapluk/2, James Roll/6
3rd 14:16  LSS5-7 EV Chris Ciotti (3)Kyle Chatham/2, Jason Bird/2
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Alaska  2327
Lake Superior State  2035
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Alaska  1316736
Lake Superior State  941023
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Alaska (6-5-0)  2/4 8/16 0
Lake Superior State (2-11-0)  1/6 6/23 0
Alaska Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
John Keeney (W, 1-1-0)60:005 74718
Lake Superior State Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Kevin Aldridge23:594 115016
Gordon Defiel (L, 2-9-0)23:383 08311
Peter Megariotis11:440 0022
Empty Net0:390     

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.- Lake Superior State dropped the first of two games against the Alaska Nanooks on Friday night by a score of 7-5. The Lakers (2-11-0, 2-7-0 WCHA) hosted WCHA rivals Alaska Nanooks (6-5-0, 1-5-0 WCHA) as part of the seventh annual Pink in the Rink weekend.

The Lakers used all three goaltenders dressed during the game after starting goaltender Kevin Aldridge (0-3-0) gave up four goals on 20 shots and his replacement, Gordon Defiel, made 11 saves on 14 shots. Coach Damon Whitten decided to then give sophomore Peter Megariotis his first playing time as a Laker with 12:31 remaining in the third period. Megariotis made 2 saves in the relief stint.

The game saw a lot of scoring in many sporadic, and momentum turning bursts. The Nanooks were able to hold on late, however after the were able to tack on two late goals.

Offensively, the Lakers were lead by Chris Ciotti (3-1--4) scoring two goals, Stephen Perfetto (3-2--5) netting a goal and an assist, and James Roll (0-5--5) with a pair of assists.

For the Nanooks, John Keeney (1-0-0) made 18 saves in the effort to give Alaska the victory. Offensively, the Nanooks were lead by Marcus Basara with two goals and an assist and Colton Parayko netting a goal and two assists.

The Lakers and Nanooks will be back at it again Saturday night for game two of the series at 7:07 pm.