William Graves came up big, stopping 23 of 27 shots throughout the game. The North Iowa Bulls took the lead late in the first on a goal from Dayton Honkanen and never looked back.
Brady Lindauer delivered for his team with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist). Aaron Swanson did his part, adding 2 assists and Tyler Bump had a busy night with 2 assists.
In the first period, Studioso opened the scoring for the Bulls with a goal at 8:37 with helpers from his linemates, Bump and Swanson. Lindauer quickly followed with a goal at 9:45 with helpers from his linemates, Lackey and Francois. Dolter answered for North Iowa with a goal at 19:18 with an assist from defenseman Bernhardson. Honkanen quickly followed with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 19:52 with assists from his teammates Swanson and Bump.
In the third period, Arnold netted a goal at 0:11 with helpers from Joyaux and Studioso. Magnavite answered for the Freeze with a goal at 13:43 with an assist from Lindauer.
This loss brings the La Crosse Freeze’s record to (34-10-1-0).