Moose add two wins to their record

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This week was one filled with much-deserved wins for the Moose. Hard work and persistence helped the Moose win against the Lightning, along with a win against Buffalo in which the Moose had to come back from a three-goal deficit. Moose 4, Northern Lakes Lightning 1 Thursday evening the Northern Lakes Lightning traveled to the Moose's home rink for the second matchup of the season. Previously, the Moose fell to the Lightning on the road. With the support of a filled arena, the Moose were hoping for a win. The first period of play was evenly matched between the teams. The offense from both teams was able to set up many good scoring chances. The Moose were the first to complete the scoring chance with a goal. With five minutes left in the period, Reese Carstens shot the puck from the corner, which was saved by the goalie. Drew Brockman came in for the rebound and scored. The period ended with the Moose ahead by one goal. The second period started out with a Lightning interference penalty that gave the Moose a power-play opportunity. Nine seconds into the power-play, Sam Johnson passed the puck to Robbie Stromme. Stromme made a centering pass to defenseman, McRae Haney, who shot and scored. The Moose now had a two-goal lead. A few penalties followed the Moose's goal that threatened the lead. Even at moments when the Moose were down by two men, the Moose were able to kill all penalties without the Lightning scoring. Great goaltending and great defensive strategy helped to maintain the score throughout the rest of the game.
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