Braden Shea scored the game winning goal late in the game as the Wisconsin Whalers narrowly lost to the Willmar WarHawks 2-1 in a home game at Oregon Ice Arena in Wisconsin. Furthermore, Brendan Earls came up big, stopping 42 of 44 shots throughout the game.
Braden Shea contributed with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Wyatt Toll had no trouble finding the scoresheet, adding 2 assists.
During the first period, Oelkers opened the scoring for the WarHawks with a goal at 2:47 with helpers from his teammates Shea and Toll.
In the third, Rogers finally put the Whalers on the board with a goal at 17:55 with helpers from Lienemann and Hefty. Shea quickly followed with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 19:09 with assists from Dixon and Toll.
This loss brings the Wisconsin Whalers’ record to (0-12-0-1).