Muskegon Lumberjacks overcome deficit, slip past Indiana Ice

Local Sports Journal

The Muskegon Lumberjacks scored two goals in the final 10 minutes of Friday night’s game and overcame the host Indiana Ice 4-3.

Michael Brodzinski

The Jacks had fallen behind 3-1 after one period and still faced a 3-2 deficit heading into the final 20 minutes.

Tyler Heinonen scored at 10:37 to tie the game and Michael Brodzinski scored his second goal of the night at 18:51 to give the Jacks’ their only lead of the night.

Brodzinski had two goals and one assist. Heinonen had one goal and one assist.

Newcomer Cameron Darcy assisted on Brodzinski’s game-winning goal. Darcy, a 6-0, 187-pound forward, was making his Lumberjack debut.

Darcy left the Northeastern  hockey program to join the Jacks. He spent two seasons playing for Team USA prior to heading to Northeastern, where he was a freshman this season. He had appeared in nine games for the Huskies and had two assists.

Adam Gilmour also scored a goal for the Jacks.

The outcome made a winner of goaltender Jordan Uhelski, who hadn’t made an appearance in the Jacks’ net since Oct. 12. Uhelski stopped 26-of-29 shots he faced.

The Jacks return home to face the Youngstown Phantoms at 7:15 p.m. Saturday at L.C. Walker Arena.

 

 

 

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