RiverWolves Fall to Milwaukee Power


(Wausau, WI)- The Wausau RiverWolves took on the Milwaukee Power from Marathon Park Ice Arena on Saturday night in a NA3HL Central Division contest. Wausau was looking for a weekend sweep after winning 5-1 Friday night in Mequon.

Wausau started off the night with some new players, notably Nate Brown out of Waupun, Wisconsin who was in the starting lineup. Brady Rossbach from the Power ended up scoring the first goal of the night at the 7:34 into the first. Milwaukee lead 1-0 after 1st period.

Early on into the second period the RiverWolves and the Power struggled to play five-on-five as both teams experienced many penalties. Milwaukee Power scored their second goal on a power play by Micheal Dalaley, with an assist by Brady Rossbach at the 11:39 mark. At the 15:16 mark into the second Ethan Cumming of the RiverWolves scored his first goal of the season, and the first goal of the night for the RiverWolves, with assists by Pavel Bakhtin and Caeden Phelps, bringing the score up 2-1.

The third period started slowly until a match penalty was assessed to RiverWolves Nate Brown for boarding for twenty minutes at the 11:36 mark. Milwaukee Power scored twice following close after, the first by Garrett Alton with assists by Ben Cope and Mason Ausmus at the 12:38 mark, and the second by Michael Dalaley with an assist by Devin Huie at the 13:35 mark. Milwaukee added another late goal, which made the final tally 4-1 Power.

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David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]