Saturday, January 8, 2011
Mustangs girls hockey team loses to Lakeville South on Friday night.
It wasn't the kind of Friday that the Breck girls hockey team had hoped for as the Mustangs lost, 6-2, to Lakeville South at the Anderson Ice Arena. The Cougars, ranked fifth in Class AA, blew open a 1-1 contest with a three-goal second period to turn a close game into a rout. Forward Carly Schaeder gave the Mustangs the initial lead with a goal at 2:07 of the first period, however, the Cougars tallied six-straight scores to cement the victory before Breck forward Kate Schipper notched the final goal of the contest at 11:50 of the third period. Goaltender Taylor Niesen made 32 saves in the Mustangs net in the loss. Breck, who dropped to 6-7 with the loss, takes on the Minneapolis Novas at Parade Ice Gardens at 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
Sunday, December 19, 2010
Mustangs girls hockey team tops Minnehaha Saints, 4-1, for first December win.
Happy times were here again for the Breck girls hockey team, who snapped a six-game losing streak with a win against the Minnehaha Saints after the Mustangs boys hockey team defeated St. Paul Academy earlier on Saturday at the Anderson Ice Arena. Girls Hockey: Breck 4, Minnehaha 1 A 4-1 victory against visiting Minnehaha was the first victory for the Breck girls hockey team since Nov. 18 and improved the Mustangs to 3-6 on the season. Individual statistics from the game were not currently available and will be updated when received. The Mustangs are off until Dec. 27, when the team begins play in the Schwan Cup Holiday Tournament. Boys Hockey: Breck 6, St. Paul Academy 0 The girls game followed an easy 6-0 win for the Breck boys hockey …
Friday, December 10, 2010
Mustangs fall to St. Croix Valley Fusion, 4-3, on Thursday night.
A season that started with promise and excitement has become a rough campaign for the Breck girls hockey team as the Mustangs lost their fifth-straight game in a 4-3 loss to the St. Croix Valley Fusion on Thursday night at the Anderson Ice Arena. Breck held leads of 1-0 and 2-1 in the contest before the Fusion rallied with two-straight goals early in the third period to surge ahead 4-2 and hold onto the lead until the final horn. Defender Milica McMillen recorded two goals for the Mustangs, after forward Caroline Griffith recorded Breck's first score of the night. Breck mustered 20 shots on goal, while St. Croix Valley put 36 shots on goaltender Taylor Niesen in the Mustangs net. Now 2-5 on the season, Breck travels to Aldrich Arena in …
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Casey O'Brien helped save Andrew Bauer's life after he had a heart attack at Anderson Ice Arena last month.
Andrew Bauer and Casey O'Brien don't have much of an association with Golden Valley. Bauer lives in St. Michael and O'Brien lives in St. Paul. But both men found themselves in the Golden Valley City Council Chambers on the night of Dec. 7 for a very special reason. Police Chief Stacy Altonen wanted to honor O'Brien with a Citizen's Commendation Award for saving Bauer's life. On Nov. 14, the American Hockey Association's Ice Sages defeated the Fighting Loons 3-2 at Anderson Ice Arena. Bauer was the Ice Sages' goalie. "He held us to our fewest goal scoring so far this year," O'Brien said of Bauer, his opponent that night. But it's what happened off the ice that proved to be the most significant part of the day. "Well we had just completed …
Friday, December 3, 2010
Golden Valley Patch is here to tell you about what's going on around town this weekend.
The weekend is here, and your friends at Patch want to make sure you know about your entertainment options. That said, the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Friday, which calls for a possibility of five to eight inches of snow. But, if you're brave enough to get out on the roads, here are a few of the things around town you can check out. That's it for this edition of "Five Things to Do This Weekend." If you know of other things going on, please let us know!
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Mustangs boys hockey team scores eight goals in 31 shots to blow out Zephyrs at Anderson Arena.
The 2010 Class A state boys hockey champions began their title defense in impressive manner on Tuesday night as Breck shutout visiting Mahtomedi, 8-0, at the Anderson Ice Arena. Mustangs forward Wesley Iverson recorded the Mustangs' first goal of the season just 45 seconds into the game and the rout was on as forwards Conor Andrle and Grant Opperman both scored for the home side in the first period as Breck took a 3-0 lead into the second period. Iverson scored again in the middle frame and was joined in the goalfest by forwards David Zosel and Thomas Lindstom as the Mustangs doubled their edge to 6-0 by the second intermission. Breck was not finished, however, as Andrle and Lindstrom both lit the lamp one more time in the third period to …