New Ulm and Willmar stayed scoreless through the first period. Alex Nagel scored two goals in the second period to give New Ulm a 2-1 lead to start the third period. New Ulm was able to keep up the momentum and ultimately defeated Willmar, 5-2. Shots were 56-32 in favor of New Ulm.
New Ulm’s Jared Erickson, Trevor Woytcke and Vincent Billing each scored one goal in the third period. Sam Storlie, Fritz Belisle, Vitaliy Nosov, Max Kjome, Alex Egle, Jacob Padley and Jared Mickelson each tallied one assist for New Ulm.
New Ulm totaled 58 penalty minutes on 13 infractions and went 1-for-7 on the power play. Willmar had a total of 80 penalty minutes on 15 infractions and went 2-for-4 on the power play.