By: E Koehler, nusteelhockey.com
The New Ulm Steel generated just one shot on goal in the first period.
Ryan Kenny kept it a one-goal game through the first and second periods, stopping 29 shots. Kenny made a total of 41 saves on 44 shots for New Ulm.
Willmar’s goaltender, Kaden Ericson, made 23 saves to get the shutout.
New Ulm totaled 10 penalty minutes on five infractions and went 0-for-2 on the power play. Willmar had a total of four penalty minutes on two infractions and went 1-for-5 on the power play.