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Minnesota Wilderness defensemen Dominik Tiffels (17) and Terry Leabo (3) scramble to help goalie Kasimir Kaskisuo defend against Bruins foward Guillaume Leclerc during the first period of last Wednesday's 3-0 shutout victory. The Wilderness played to a crowd of more than 1,350 fans, who filled the arena for the promotional $1 admission night. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal

Wilderness goalie honored, team on a win streak

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On Monday, the North American Hockey League announced that Wilderness goaltender Kasimir Kaskisuo, age 20, was awarded the Midwest Division Star of the Week, writing on the website that "if the NAHL had to name an MVP at this point in the season . . . Kaskisuo would probably lead the conversation." The native of Vantaa, Finland, allowed only one goal in three wins last week.


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