Tigers drop season opener at home
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — The Marshfield boys hockey team opened its 2016-2017 season with a 3-0 nonconference loss to Chippewa Falls on Tuesday night at the Marshfield Ice Arena.
All three goals for the Cardinals came in the final 11½ minutes of the game.
Marshfield goalkeeper Haydon Roy-Peterson stopped 19 shots through the first two periods and finished with 26 saves in the game.
Chase Hoople scored at the 5:26 and 11:52 mark of the third period, and Lucas Steinmetz finished the scoring with another goal with 3:23 to go.
Marshfield will compete at the Tomah Invitational on Friday and Saturday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Cardinals 3, Tigers 0
Chippewa Falls 0 0 3 – 3
Marshfield 0 0 0 – 0
Third period: 1. CF, Chase Hoople (Blayde Bowe), 5:26; 2. CF, C. Hoople (Lucas Steinmetz), 11:52; 3. CF, Steinmetz (Tyler Bohland), 13:37.
Saves: CF, Jaden Hoople 17; M, Haydon Roy-Peterson 26.
Records: Chippewa Falls 1-0; Marshfield 0-1.