Wolves trounce Bartlett as hockey season gets underway

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 13:31
  • Eagle River’s Aaron James (91) battles for the puck during the Wolves’ 10-2 win over Bartlett on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. (Matt Tunseth / Chugiak-Eagle River Star)
  • Eagle River’s Tucker Lien skates the puck out from behind his own net as Wolves goallie Ryan Gray looks on during the Wolves’ 10-2 win over Bartlett on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. (Matt Tunseth / Chugiak-Eagle River Star)

Eagle River got four goals and two assists from Tucker Lien to take a 10-2 high school hockey exhibition win over Bartlett on Wednesday at Ben Boeke Ice Arena.

Brooks Christian had two goals for the Wolves, who also got scores from Bryan Collins, Gunnar Sackerson, Jacob James and Dmitri Kucherov.

Aiden Bruno made seven saves for Eagle River, which outshot the Golden Bears 49-9.

Bradley Beals had both goals for Bartlett, which got 39 saves from Dylan Harrington.

Eagle River opened its season Tuesday against Dimond, which handed the Wolves a 4-1 defeat at Ben Boeke. Max Hickel had two goals for the Lynx.

Tay Kurpius scored an unassisted goal for Eagle River, which got 43 saves from Ryan Gray.

Chugiak opens its season Saturday against South at 7:15 p.m. at the McDonald Center in Eagle River.

Upcoming games:

Friday, Nov. 8

GIRLS HOCKEY

Chugiak/Eagle River vs. South/Bartlett, Dempsey Anderson Ice Arena, 6:15 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 9

BOYS HOCKEY

South at Chugiak, McDonald Center, 7:15 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 12

BOYS HOCKEY

Dimond at Chugiak, McDonald Center, 7:15 p.m.

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