Hockey: Andover goalie stymies Elk boys 2-1

Chase Springman (18) of the Elks and Kyle Gausman of the Huskis tangled while chasing the puck. (Photo by Bob Burley)


The Andover Huskies got 47 saves from Chase Perry and stymied the Elk River Elks 2-1 on Tuesday evening at Elk River Arena.

The Elks had a 48-21 edge in shots but got just one past Perry. The goal was scored by freshman Peter Jones on a power play at 5:29 of the second period, Taylor Bryan assisting, tying the score 1-1.

Peter Jones of the Elks got past Andover goalie Chase Perry and defender Bjron Kjelstad to get the Elks on the board, but Perry stopped 47 other shots. (Photo by Bob Burley)


Jared McComber would put the Huskies ahead to stay at 12:21 of the third period. Tyler Tomberlin had their first goal.

The Elks are 7-5-1 in the NWSC and 10-8-2 overall, while Andover mproved to  10-3-1 and 13-5-1 with its second win over the Elks this season.

The Elks will host Coon Rapids on Thursday evening.

Mitch Kierstad (24) of the Elks jostled with Andover's Jared McComber by the boards. (Photo by Bob Burley)