- Some young hockey fans ready for the Northland Pines boys to open the year. Eagles faced GNC rival Tomahawk.
The fans were not disappointed. Northland Pines rolled over Tomahawk 6-2. The Eagles outshot the Hatchets by better than a 3 to 1 margin for most of the game.
After the first period was tied at one-all, Northland Pines scored the first two goals in the second period and never trailed. Adam Kresl scored in the first few minutes of the period. Then Kresel set up Colton Raymond with a one-time. It proved to be the winning goal, giving Northland Pines a 3-1 lead.
Tomahawk pulled to within one in the final minute of the second period on a Nick Buitron goal.
However the Eagles exploded for four goals in the final period.
Written By: Joe Dufek