BELISLE, ERICKSON PROPELS NEW ULM TO 6-4 WIN OVER WISCONSIN

New Ulm got their first lead of the game at 15:45 into the third period. The goal was scored by Jared Erickson and assists were credited to Nicholas Campbell and Trevor Woytcke. New Ulm had the 5-4 lead until Fritz Belisle scored on the empty net with 12 seconds remaining in the game to give New Ulm the 6-4 win. Shots were 48-38 in favor of New Ulm.  

Wisconsin’s Ben Ratner opened the scoring at 4:25 into the first period with assists from Drew Steines and Jake Faulkner. Jimmy McDermott, assisted by Anthony Fortin, scored at 12:37 into the first period to give Wisconsin a 2-0 lead. Ben Ratner scored his second goal of the night at 14:13 into the first period with assists from Austin Lewis and Connor Boscaccy.

Nicholas Campbell, with assists from Jared Erickson and Dylan Leivermann,  scored the first goal for New Ulm at 13:30 into the first period to cut Wisconsin’s lead 2-1.

New Ulm started the second period trailing Wisconsin 3-1. Dylan Leivermann scored on the power play at 7:03 into the second period to get New Ulm within one goal of Wisconsin. Assists were credited to Sam Storlie and Bennett Witta. Fritz Belisle scored at 13:37 into the second period to tie the game up 3-3.

Wisconsin’s Austin Lewis, with assists from Clayton Brown and Ben Ratner, scored on the power play with 4:39 remaining in the second period to give Wisconsin a 4-3 lead to start the third period.

Fritz Belisle netted two of the three goals New Ulm recorded in the third period. In addition to Belisle’s empty net goal, he also scored a short-handed goal at 7:33 into the third period to tie the game up 4-4. Belisle’s three goals gave him his second hat trick of the season.

Nathan Siclovan faced 38 shots and made 34 saves for New Ulm. Wisconsin’s goaltender, Elliot Gerth, made 42 saves on the 48 shots New Ulm generated.

New Ulm totaled 23 penalty minutes with six infractions and went 1-for-5 on the power play. Wisconsin had six infractions for a total of 12 penalty minutes and went 1-for-3 on the power play.

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