See superb as Minnesota stops Dryden in shootout

HOYT LAKES, Minn. – Mihali See scored twice in regulation and then notched the lone goal in the shootout as the Minnesota Iron Rangers rallied for a 4-3 come from behind victory over the Dryden GM Ice Dogs Saturday in a penalty-filled Superior International Junior Hockey League contest at Hoyt Lakes Arena.

Dryden opened the scoring 7:12 into the first period as Cory Dennis connected on a man advantage chance.

Eli Kinsman tied it for Minnesota later in the frame only to see Ted Davis get credit for his first SIJHL goal less than a minute later.

Down a man in the second stanza, Eric Stout struck shorthanded for the GM Ice Dogs as his 25th tally of the season put the visitors up by two entering the third.

See started the Iron Rangers’ rally 8:12 into the third as he connected during a power play.

He then drew Minnesota level with under seven minutes remaining in regulation with his second of the night to help send it to overtime.

Neither side would convert in OT, but in the shootout, See capped off his big night by picking up the only marker in extra shots to help finish off the Iron Rangers’ comeback.

Minnesota goaltender Tyler Thompson also came up large for his side making 51 saves along with three shootout stops in the win.

Landon Pavlisin faced 30 shots in defeat for Dryden, who picked up a point in the setback.