Game gets away from Wilderness in third period
Grand Rapids alum Ren Morque scored his first two goals of the season.
Four goals in the third period from the Chippewa Steel sunk the Minnesota Wilderness in a 5-2 decision on Saturday, Nov. 19 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.
Ren Morque (Grand Rapids) scored his first two goals of the season for Minnesota, on the power play with 7:15 remaining in the first period. The teams stayed tied into the third before Chippewa bagged a pair of goals in the opening 3:36 of the third frame.
Morque's second goal of the game came at 6:42 of the third, but was met with a reply less than two minutes later and one more insurance goal with 4:25 to play.
Peyton Platter scored twice for Chippewa, which passed the Wilderness for fourth in the Midwest Division.
Isak Posch made 37 saves for Minnesota (12-7-2), which finished a seven-game road trip with a 5-2 record. The Wilderness return home to play the Steel on Wednesday night at Northwoods Credit Union Arena in Cloquet.