Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Woodbury goalie Austen Macalus makes a save for the Royals. Macalus finished with 37 saves in a 3-0 loss to Roseville. (Bulletin photo by Matthew Davis)

Woodbury boys hockey: Royals fall prey in third at Roseville, come up short to Forest Lake

Email News Alerts
sports Woodbury, 55125
Woodbury Minnesota 8420 City Centre Drive 55125

The Woodbury boys hockey team had Roseville in a 0-0 deadlock through two periods, but a couple late goals spoiled the Royals’ hopes for their first Suburban East Conference road win of the year on Thursday, Jan. 16.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Woodbury lost 3-0 to Roseville.

The Royals (6-12; 2-10 SEC) had shot almost evenly with the Raiders through two periods, 25-24; the Raiders piled on 17 shots in the third including a quick power play goal to start the period. The Royals saw their chances slip away in the final two minutes as the Raiders (9-6-2; 5-4-2 SEC) tacked on another two goals.

Austen Macalus finished with 37 saves in goal for the Royals and a.949 save percentage.

A second time around against Forest Lake (10-4-3; 6-2-3 SEC) turned out to be a charm of sorts for the Royals on Saturday, Jan. 18. Alec Wonsmos tied the game for the Royals 3-3 midway through the third period.

It took a goal with seven minutes left for the Rangers to get the game-winner. Macalus had stopped 28 shots in the game with an .875 save percentage.

He helped the Royals battling in a back-and-forth game. After an early goal by the Rangers, Nick Sheak tied the game 1-1 at 15:02 in the first period. Jared Markeson scored a goal late in the second to tie the game again, 2-2, for the Royals. Ryne Triemert, Kyle Buche, Jack Glaeser and Marshall Tschida all assisted on goals for the Royals.

Coming up for the Royals, they will take on Park (2-13, 0-11 SEC) on Thursday, 7:30 p.m., at the Cottage Grove Ice Arena. The Royals will then travel to Eastview (13-3, 6-3 South Suburban) on Friday for a non-conference battle.

—Matthew Davis

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement