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Wilderness tipped by Rhinos in shootout

Frank Tafelski was the only scorer in the skills session.

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BLAINE, Minn. — The first shootout of the season for the Minnesota Wilderness turned into the first shootout loss of the season as the El Paso Rhinos prevailed 3-2 after the extra session in game three of the North American Hockey League Showcase on Friday, Sept. 16, at the Schwan's Super Rink.

Bo Cosman of El Paso and Cole Gordon of the Wilderness exchanged goals in the first period before Minnesota took the lead 7:03 into the second period on Jack Seaverson's second goal of the season. The lead didn't last, as Donovan O'Neill tied it 40 seconds into the third period.

That was the last scoring from open play in the game, and in the three-round shootout, El Paso leadoff man Frank Tafelski was the only scorer.

Isak Posch made 29 saves for Minnesota (1-3-1). The Wilderness conclude their four-game week in Blaine with a 5:15 p.m. game on Saturday vs. Bismarck.

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