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La Crosse beats Minnesota 7-6 as Trapp gets hat trick

La Crosse put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Minnesota to score on any of their four power plays.Minnesota were unable to stop La Crosse from sending pucks towards the net, and La Crosse eventually piled up 48 shots on goal.La Crosse\’s goal total was higher than their season average. La Crosse has scored at the pace of 4.3 goals per game during the current campaign.

La Crosse additionally got points from Matt Wolter, who also registered one goal and one assist , Daylon De Souza, who also registered one goal and two assists , and Daniel Toycen, who also registered one goal and two assists. La Crosse also got a goal from Brady Thiering as well. In addition, La Crosse received assists from Sam Wenner, who had three and Hunter Breza, Ben Johnson, Kadin Machusak, and Reid Brown, who each chipped in one.

Minnesota put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow La Crosse to score on any of their five power plays.Minnesota surpassed their usual scoring output this season. Minnesota averages 2.6 goals per game.

Minnesota were helped by Tyler Leverty, who finished with two goals.Leverty scored the first of his two goals at 13:21 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Minnesota. The goal was assisted by Kyle Wendorf and Austyn Renn. Leverty\’s next tally made the score 6-5 La Crosse in the third period. Lucas Mutschelknaus provided the assist.Minnesota also got points from Renn, who also registered one goal and one assist and Wendorf, who also registered one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Minnesota also had goals scored by Joe Guimont and Tre Opack, who each put in one and Leverty, who had two. More assists for Minnesota came via Ryan Conybear, who had two and Alec Skar, Ty Ennis, Jacob Cox, and Mutschelknaus, who contributed one apiece.

La Crosse ended with 19 minutes in penalty time with two minors and one major. Minnesota ended with 21 minutes in penalty time with three minors and one major.