Miska leads Twin City over Breezy Point, 8-3

Calvin Miska was all over the ice for the Twin City Steel, as he tallied two goals and one assist in Twin City\’s 8-3 win over the Breezy Point North Stars.

Miska scored at 1:08 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Twin City and again while 6:05 into the first to make the score 2-0 Twin City.

The Steel racked up the penalties in the contest, and ended with nine minors and three majors for 33 minutes in penalty time. Twin City surpassed its season average of 20.0 penalty minutes per game. The Steel made North Stars\’ goalies to work between the pipes, totaling 39 shots and forcing 31 saves. Troy Pierce made 22 stops and Matt Memolo made nine. Twin City excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in five chances. The Steel found the back of the net more times than it usually has this season. This season, Twin City averages 3.8 goals per contest. The Steel\’s defensemen played an important role in the offense, chipping in two goals.

Twin City also got points from Tanner Duffney, who also had one goal and two assists, Sam Basich, who also racked up two goals and two assists, and Jace Childs, who also registered one goal and two assists. Others who scored for Twin City included Isaac Hale and Zach Randell, who each put in one. In addition, Twin City received assists from Tom Monteiro, who had two, Chase Myers-Beck, who had four, and Dylan Lincoln, Ben Ihrie, and Tony Arias, who contributed one a piece.

Breezy Point was often in penalty trouble, totaling eight minors and two majors for 26 minutes in penalty time. The North Stars had been averaging 21.0 minutes in penalties per game. Breezy Point\’s penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on three Twin City power plays.

Breezy Point also had goals scored by Crosby Steen, Mitch Pierson, and Russel Barone, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Breezy Point were Scott Schroeder, Bo Borowski, Blair Seitz, and Joe Laskero, who each chipped in one.

Jackson Germaine recorded 25 saves for Twin City.