Saturday, April 10th
Minot 1 @ MN Wilderness 2 (OT) – Grant Docter scored late in overtime to lift the Minnesota Wilderness over the Minot Minotauros by a score of 2-1. The game was scoreless for the first 44 minutes of play until Minot’s Damon Zimmer netted his 12th goal of the year with the assists going to Ross Roloson and Blaine Warnert. Minnesota would tie the game just about midway through the third as Jacob Herter lit the lamp for the fourth time this season. The game would remain tied through the rest of the third and most of overtime before Docter’s heroics. Jacob Zacharewicz had 20 saves on the night to earn the win while Carter Clafton stopped 29 saves in the loss.
Friday, April 9th
Minot 6 @ MN Wilderness 2 – Keenan Rancier for Minot grabbed his 18th win of the year by making 31 saves. Mikol Sartor and Jacob Herter lit the lamp and Kaleb Johnson made 21 saves for the Wilderness.
Thurdsday, April 8th
Bismarck 2 @ MN Wilderness 3 – Jacob Zacharewicz made 33 saves to lead the Wilderness to a 3-2 win over the visiting Bobcats. The Wilderness went ahead 1-0 thanks to a 1st period goal from Josh Bohlin. The Bobcats tied the game early in the 2nd period on a goal from Issac Henkemeyer-Howe. The Wilderness had an answer later in the period from Donte Lawson to make it 2-1. The lead increased to 3-1 later in the 3rd period as Gavin Rasmussen added his 10th goal from the season. A late goal from Bobcats forward Tim Piechowski made it a 3-2 final. Bobcats goalie Tommy Aitken made 25 saves in the loss.