Dylan Soosay scored twice while Goaltenders, Adam Swan, and Nathan Falloon played solid in net on the way to a 3-1 victory over the Neepawa Natives on Wednesday night in preseason action.
Through the first ten minutes of the first period, it was all Neepawa as they led 10-3 on the shot clock. Wolverines Goaltender, Adam Swan was very solid in the crease, looking calm and confident.
Corbin Mariash would break the ice and put a rebound past Adam Swan to give the Natives a 1-0 lead with less than three minutes to play in the first. The Wolverines would get a chance to knot the game up on the powerplay but would come up short down 1-0 heading into the first intermission.
Just 5:46 into the second period, Xavier Halterman would pick up a rebound at the side of the net and pound it past Nik Anderson to tie the game up at 1-1. Keaton Mercredi and Wyatt Tweet added assists on the scoring play.
It wouldn’t take much longer for the Wolverines to strike. Dylan Soosay took a pass from Preston Seymour and skated the puck down the left-wing before making a move to hold onto the puck and tucked it past Anderson on the backhand to give the Wolverines a 2-1 lead.
Late in the third period, Dylan Soosay finished off a beautiful passing play on a back door tap in after Preston Seymour and Colby Joseph connected to make it all happen.
Xavier Halterman would drop the gloves late in the third period as both combatants would land some punches. Neepawa would add one late to make it 3-2, but the Wolverines would hang on for their second straight preseason victory.
Adam Swan stopped 20 of 21 shots while Nathan Falloon stopped all 25 shots sent his way to secure the win.
Next up for the Wolverines is an interleague matchup with the SJHL’s Yorkton Terriers on Thursday night in Yorkton.