The Royals Keep on Rolling

Last night was a big win for Bethel hockey. They beat St. Mary's 6-2 in an exciting home game. Tonight they travel down to Winona for the second game of the series. The win, combined with a St. Thomas loss, keeps Bethel in sole possession of first place in the MIAC. If Bethel wins its next three games and St. Thomas loses 1 more of its five, Bethel will win the conference for the second year in a row.

Jeff played another great game last night with 2 assists and a third period highlight reel goal. With Bethel leading 4-2, and on the power play, Jeff and line mate Kent Bostrom came into the zone on a two on one. Bostrom drove wide on the defenseman and Jeff curled in behind Bostrom. Bostrom made a real nice drop pass to Jeff and he came in alone, short side on the goalie. After a deke, Jeff pulled the puck to his backhand and knocked the water bottle off the net, top corner, short side.

The game gives Jeff 33 points on the year (11 g, 22 a), tops on the team, and good for a tie for the conference leader in points and assists in overall games played.

Past headlines of note
Feb 8 - Royals crush Cardinals 6-2
Feb 1 - Bethel claims sole possession of first place with 5-3 win over Hamline
Jan 21 - Balvin scores 100th career point in wild 6-6 tie with Lawrence