Chan Hockey

Chanhassen has 10 wins in 14 games after posting three victories over Orono, Sartell-St. Stephen and St. Cloud last week. The Storm last won 10 games in 2015-16. Next up is Chaska at home on Saturday evening.

Thirty-one shots through two period, just one goal to show, Chanhassen exploded for four goals in the third period, three over a stretch of 3:19, pulling away for a 5-2 road win over Orono on Jan. 11.

The Storm are 8-3-1 overall and tied with Chaska at 4-1 in the Metro West Conference.

Caden Lee scored twice in the final frame, breaking the tie just 76 seconds into the period from Jake Risch and Col Baker.

Gavin Uhlenkamp, Tyler Smith short-handed and Lee with his second goal extended the advantage to 5-1. Risch had two assists with Lee finishing with a three-point night.

Captain Ryan Nicholson started the scoring for Chanhassen in the first period, his fourth of the season, and second in two games.

Sean Gates notched his sixth win in 10 starts with 16 saves.

Chanhassen plays Friday and Saturday at MAC Arena in St. Cloud beginning with Sartell-St. Stephen.


An early one-goal lead, Chaska needed a third-period goal to force overtime, eventually losing at the 4:12 mark of extra time in a 3-2 home loss to No. 8-ranked Benilde-St. Margaret on Jan. 11.

Ben Norris' unassisted winner led to the Red Knights' win.

Matthew Magnuson tied the game at two, his second goal of the season, with under seven minutes left in regulation.

Chaska took a 1-0 lead on senior Gavin Nahan's first of the season at 3:13 of the first period.

Carter Wishart stopped 34-of-37 shots for the Hawks, which were defeated for the first time in five Metro West Conference games.

Next up for Chaska (8-5) is a road game at Waconia on Friday.


Always a rivalry between the Wright County Conference's premier programs the last decade, Holy Family Catholic scored four times in the second period, posting an 8-4 win over Delano/Rockford in Victoria on Jan. 11.

A total of six goals were scored over the final seven minutes of the second period, four from the Fire, to break open a 1-0 game.

Freshman Mason Grinnell netted a hat trick with two assists, now with six goals and 10 points in the last four contests.

Parker Osborn and Keyan Schugel each had two tallies and an assist with Erik Charchenko (four assists) and Nick Blood (three assists) setting up the scores.

Kam Hendrickson made 36 saves for Holy Family Catholic, which was outshot 40-31 by the fourth-ranked in Class A Tigers, which have nine wins.

The Fire (5-11) host New Ulm on Thursday, Jan. 13.


A rare Tuesday matinee, Roseville nearly doubled Southwest Christian/Richfield in shots, 37-22, scoring in all three periods in a 4-1 win on Jan. 11.

Caleb Bendell pulled the Stars within two at 3-1 on a power-play goal from Andrew Erhart and Nathan Best at the 7:42 mark of the third period.

The Raiders added an empty-net goal for the 4-1 final.

Isaac Haugen made 33 saves in the loss for SWC/Richfield (6-5-1), which is at Mound-Westonka on Thursday, Jan. 13.