- Two of the state's best boys hockey teams met in Eagle River last night. #6Antigo and #9 Northland Pines.The teams had 3 losses combined. Antigo lost only once going in. But that wasto Pines in Antigo back in December.The rematch at the dome.Before the game Eagle River's 1989 state-champion team was recognized. It wasthe 25th anniversary of the championship.
As for the game, Eagles jumped on the board early.In the opening minute of the first period, Colton Raymond slammed a loose puckhome for Northland Pines. It gave the Eagles a 1-0 lead.Antigo answered on the power play, as Matt Wolter found an opening and scored totie the game.In the second period, the Red Robins started flying. First Alex Nagel'sbackhand somehow goes in to give Antigo a 2-1 lead.Then Pines tried to clear the zone, but Jackson Charlesworth kept it in. Heshot from the point and scored to make it 3-1 Antigo. He scored twice in theperiod.Later, Antigo was back on the power play. Joe Kubacki found Wolter wide openwho scored his second goal of the game. It gave Antigo a 4-1 lead.Antigo won 5-2. The Red Robins have won eight straight games. Click on thevideo above to watch the highlights.
Written By: Joe Dufek