Monday, March 21, 2005

Indians swept by U.S. Under-18 squad

The Soo Indians dropped both games to the United States Under-18 Team last weekend and will finish in second place behind Team USA in the NAHL North standings.

Jason Kearney made 26 saves Saturday night, but lost 2-1 in a shootout. Ray Kaunisto scored the lone goal for the Indians (31-18-5).

Sunday, Ryan Ward scored for the Soo in the 3-1 loss. Kearney stopped 10 shots.

Team USA had pasted the Toledo IceDiggers 13-0 Friday night and earned a weekend sweep over their North Division rivals.

The Indians host the Youngstown Phantoms this weekend to close out the regular season. Game time Friday and Saturday night at Chi Mukwa Arena is 7 p.m.

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