By: E Koehler, nusteelhockey.com
New Ulm was in a good position, leading 2-1 and on the power play with three minutes remaining in the second period. Unfortunately, Alexandria’s Josiah Roen netted a short-handed goal to ultimately start the third period tied at 2-2.
Smith buried his second goal of the night at 8:13 of the third period to break the tie and put New Ulm up 3-2.
Coppock added a fifth goal, on the power play, with 1:18 left in the game. Tom Reilly and Nagel were credited with the assists.
New Ulm totaled eight penalty minutes on four infractions and went 1-for-6 on the power play. Alexandria had a total of 12 penalty minutes on six infractions and went 0-for-4 on the power play.