'Birds boys hockey loses 3-2 in OT

Journal Staff Report

Journal Staff Report

The Devils Lake boys hockey team (8-12, 4-9) lost 3-2 in overtime at No. 5 West Fargo (16-2, 10-1) on Tuesday in a Eastern Dakota Conference matchup.

After falling behind 1-0 in the first period, the Firebirds responded. Landyn Swenson tied it early in the second period with the assist from Matthew Boren and Craig Peterson.

DL then took a 2-1 lead early in the third, when Boren recorded another assist as Brady Johnson found the net.

But the Packers found a way in the end, forcing overtime with a goal in the final minutes of regulation.

In overtime, Stone Sandoval found the net for the game-winning score.