The Albert Lea Boys Hockey team split their games up North over the Weekend. On Friday, Albert Lea was in Hibbing and fell 5 to 1. Tigers were down 1-0 late in the first, when Max Edwin would score on the power play to tie things up at 1-1. Hibbing would then score 4 unanswered, 2 in the 2nd and 2 in the 3rd.
On Saturday, Albert Lea rebounded with a win in Eveleth, knocking off Rock Ridge 6-4. Both teams would score 3 times in the first, Tigers would get a goal from Spencer VanBeek and two goals from Conner Pirsig. Albert Lea would break the 3-3 tie with 2 goals in the 2nd, one by VanBeek with his 2nd, and Max Edwin to make it 5-3. Rock Ridge would cut the lead to 5-4 in the 3rd, but Jospeh Yoon netted a goal, and the Tigers held on for the 6-4 win. Albert Lea is now 2-1 on the season and will host Rochester Century on Thursday