Split series in Rochester precedes busy upcoming weekend at home for the Freeze

A 5-0 shutout in Friday night’s matchup against the Ice Hawks saw a hat trick from Tyler Briley (Motloch) (Eykyn) ; (Elliott, Losen) and goals from Dylan Goggin (Dolan, Elliott) and Hunter Dolan (Toycen, Schultz). Will Graves received his second shutout of the season in the win.

The following night La Crosse fell to Rochester 8-4 despite scores from Sam Dabrowski, Briley (Seeger, Wolter), Lukas Motloch (Briley, Marquardt), and Donny Schultz (Toycen, Dolan). Graves stopped 27 of 33 shots on the night.

The Freeze will come back home for a pair of games against the Willmar WarHawks on Thursday and Friday night starting at 7 p.m. at Green Island Ice Arena before hosting Rochester on Sunday at 2 p.m.