Valley City freshman Elly Milender, of Jamestownâ€™s Blue Jay hockey team, joined Team North Dakota, coached by the University of North Dakota standouts Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux, as North Dakota finished fourth with a 1-3 record in April 24-26â€™s CCM High School National Invitational Tournament at the Plymouth Ice Center in Plymouth, Minn.
North Dakota yielded two goals in the second period, another in the third and a short-handed third-period goal in Thursdayâ€™s 4-0 opening loss to the Minnesota Seniors.
Minnesota 18U took down North Dakota 6-1 on Friday with two goals in the first, the second of which came on a power play, one in the second and three in the third. North Dakotaâ€™s goal came in the second period.
North Dakota led 7-1 after two periods against Northern Plains on Saturday en route to a 10-1 win.
Minnesota 18U scored two goals in the first period of Sundayâ€™s closing rematch, then held on after North Dakotaâ€™s goal with 1:18 left in regulation.View more articles in: