Jacks finish 3-0-1 at Blaine Showcase

Sep 18, 2011

Lumberjacks Weekend Wrap Up (NA3HL Showcase, Blaine, MN)
Thursday 9-15-11 vs. Peroria Mustangs
2-1 Shootout Loss  – Lumberjacks control game but fall in 8 Player Shootout, Jacks outshoot Peoria 35-24
Goal for the Lumberjacks: Nick LaRue from Trevor Ness and Kyle Castle.
Grant Holler – 22 saves
Friday 9-17-11 vs. St. Louis Jr Blues
4-1 Win – Jacks score 2 powerplay goals and one shorthanded in the first 2 periods finished with a 4-1 victory.
Scoring for Lumberjacks: Peter Lindblad (2g, 2a), Trevor Ness (2g, 1a) 
Matt Grove – 20 saves
Saturday 9-18-11 vs. Quad City Jr Flames
5-4 Win – Trailing 4-1, 1 minute into the 3rd, Zac Sikich nets a hat trick and adds an assist to lead the Jacks in a come from behind 5-4 victory
Scoring for Lumberjacks : Zach Sikich (3g, 1a), Taylor Portner (1g, 1a), Trevor Ness (1g), Blayne Ellson (2a)
Grant Holler – 21 saves 40:52
Matt Grove (win) – 1 save 19:08 – 1 save on 1 shot after replacing Holler early in the third
Sunday 9-19-11 vs. Chicago Hitmen
6-2 Win – Leading 2-0 after the first, the Lumberjacks let Chicago back in giving up 2 early second period goals before erupting for 3 to end the period.  Trevor Ness added his 3rd short handed goal on the year in the 3rd.  Lumberjacks outshot Chicago 45-13.
Scoring for Lumberjacks – Trevor Ness (1g, 2a), Peter Lindblad (3a), Tyler Cayemberg (1g, 1a), Nick LaRue (1g), TJ Christensen (1g), Blayne Ellson (1g), Zac Sikich (1g)  
Matt Grove – 11 Saves
Leaders thru first 5 games
Trevor Ness (5g, 4a)
Peter Lindblad (2g, 7a)
Tyler Cayemberg (2g, 4a)
Zac Sikich (3g, 1a)
Matt Grove (1.61 GAA,  .917 Save%)
Grant Holler (2.70 GAA , .877 Save%)