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Green Giants versus Team Illinois Game Recap

Game Summary Green Giants vs. Team Illinois 16U

SEP 10

8:40 AM at Dakotah Rink 2


Period 1

The Green Giants started fast with several good scoring chances in the first period.  Ben Murray #16 opened the scoring with a nice backhand beating the Team Illinois goaltender.  They continued to carry the play in the first period and scored again a few minutes later with Jack Karges #17 taking a bounce off the wall and beating the Team Illinois goalie for a 2-0 lead at the end of the first period.


Period 2

Team Illinois came out much more physical to start the second period and it showed.  They scored two goals in the first half of the second period with Quinn Hutson #92 scoring off of a nice shot and Tyler Hildebrandt #4 netting their second goal off of a turnover at the blue line.  The game was tied 2-2 at the end of the second period.


Period 3

The third period featured several goals and scoring chances by both teams.  The Green Giants started the scoring with a quick shot on the power play by Michael Shoemaker #11.  Team Illinois forward Colin Marks #7 came right back and scored after an attempted clearing attempt was held in at the blue line.  Game was tied 3-3.  Team Illinois then scored two consecutive goals to take a 5-3 lead with Colin Marks netting his second of the game.  With about 90 seconds remaining the Green Giants pulled their goalie and pulled to within 5-4 with Henry Sweeney  #24 scoring on a tipped shot from Mike Shoemaker.  Team Illinois closed the scoring with an empty net goal making the final 6-4.