St. Cloud Norsemen Defeat Minot Minotauros in NAHL Action

The St. Cloud Norsemen managed to secure a 2-1 win over the Minot Minotauros, breaking the home team's nine-game winning streak in NAHL action.

The Battle on Ice: Minotauros vs. Norsemen

When the St. Cloud Norsemen faced off against the Minot Minotauros, the stakes were high. The Minotauros were not just defending their nine-game winning streak; they were also leading the Central Division and eyeing a playoff berth. Head coach Cody Campbell knew that the Norsemen would bring their A-game, playing for their season and giving it their all.

Despite putting up a valiant effort, the Minotauros found themselves trailing 1-0 after the first period, with St. Cloud's Michael Coleman scoring the opening goal. Coach Campbell acknowledged that it was a game of inches and credited the Norsemen for earning their lead.

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In the second period, both teams battled fiercely, but goals were hard to come by. The Minotauros picked up their tempo in the final period, with defender Colby Woogk making history by scoring his seventeenth goal of the season, becoming the defenseman with the most goals in Minotauros history.

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  • However, a holding call against Minotauro Jordan Gibbs proved costly, as the Norsemen capitalized on the power play to score the winning goal. The final score of 2-1 in favor of St. Cloud marked a revenge victory after Minot's 4-3 win in the previous game.

    Looking Ahead: Playoffs and Beyond

    With a 42-13 record and a secured playoff slot, the Minot Minotauros are currently sitting pretty at the top of the Central Division in the NAHL. Despite their loss to the Norsemen, they remain determined to make a strong push towards the playoffs.

    Upcoming matches against the Bismarck Bobcats will test their resilience and determination as they aim to finish the regular season on a high note. With games scheduled at both the VFW Sports Center and Maysa Arena, fans can expect thrilling action and intense competition as the Minotauros gear up for their playoff run.

    As the season progresses, the Minotauros are poised to demonstrate their unwavering spirit and competitive drive, showcasing why they are a force to be reckoned with in the NAHL.

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