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Wilderness edge Anchorage on third-period goal

Minnesota will go for the sweep of the three-game series on Sunday afternoon.

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CLOQUET — Eddie Shepler's third-period goal proved the difference for the Minnesota Wilderness on Saturday, Oct. 1 in a 2-1 North American Hockey League win over the Anchorage Wolverines at Northwoods Credit Union Arena.

It's Minnesota's third consecutive one-goal win.

Noah Griswold put Minnesota ahead with a power play goal at 14:52 of the first period but the Wilderness lead lasted less than two minutes when Andy Rasmey made it 1-1.

The teams remained deadlocked through 2 1/2 periods before Shepler struck for his second goal of the season at 12:10.

Konrad Kausch got the start in goal for the Wilderness, making 27 saves.

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Minnesota (4-3-1) will go for a sweep of the three-game series on Sunday afternoon.

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